Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Scientific research and development services (NAICS 5417)
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National revenue of employer firms in this industry is published monthly in the Quarterly Services Survey.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
RECEIPTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 11,122 15,334 16,169 5.4%
Receipts/Revenue ($ Millions) 37,290 64,481 94,518 46.6%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 14,548 43,526 61,509 41.3%
Total employment 302,123 618,088 690,097 11.7%
Receipts/Revenue per establishment ($1,000) 3,353 4,205 5,846 39.0%
Receipts/Revenue per employee ($1,000) 123 104 137 31.3%
Receipts/Revenue per $ of payroll 2.6 1.5 1.5 3.7%
Payroll per employee ($) 48,153 70,420 89,132 26.6%
Employees per establishment 27.2 40.3 42.7 5.9%
Receipts/Revenue per capita ($) 140 224 314 40.0%
Population per establishment 23,961 18,764 18,634 -.7%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
Data in this Snapshot include only establishments with paid employees. See Industry Snapshot FAQs .
All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices.
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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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United States
RECEIPTS PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2