Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Waste collection (NAICS 5621)
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The top 4 companies accounted for 47% of sales 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 8,324 8,669 10,097 16.5%
Receipts ($ Millions) 20,145 28,205 40,462 43.5%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 4,566 6,388 8,365 31.0%
Total employment 152,744 172,274 195,638 13.6%
Receipts per establishment ($1,000) 2,420 3,254 4,007 23.2%
Receipts per employee ($1,000) 132 164 207 26.3%
Receipts per $ of payroll 4.4 4.4 4.8 9.5%
Payroll per employee ($) 29,893 37,078 42,758 15.3%
Employees per establishment 18.3 19.9 19.4 -2.5%
Receipts per capita ($) 76 98 134 37.0%
Population per establishment 32,015 33,190 29,840 -10.1%
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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