Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Security guards and patrol services (NAICS 561612)
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California, New York and Texas accounted for 34% of employment in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
RECEIPTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 6,644 7,365 9,198 24.9%
Receipts ($ Millions) 9,133 14,763 18,799 27.3%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 6,256 10,116 12,629 24.8%
Total employment 476,995 566,757 598,995 5.7%
Receipts per establishment ($1,000) 1,375 2,005 2,044 2.0%
Receipts per employee ($1,000) 19 26 31 20.5%
Receipts per $ of payroll 1.5 1.5 1.5 2.0%
Payroll per employee ($) 13,116 17,849 21,083 18.1%
Employees per establishment 71.8 77.0 65.1 -15.4%
Receipts per capita ($) 34 51 62 21.6%
Population per establishment 40,110 39,067 32,756 -16.2%
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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RECEIPTS PER EMPLOYEE
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