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Which companies provide the most jobs

Big and midsized companies on Long Island - and not small businesses - account for the bulk of jobs, payroll and sales, according to the latest economic data. Here are the 2012 stats for Big and midsized businesses with 100 or more workers, Smaller firms with 20 to 99 workers and the smallest, with fewer than 20 workers. Select parts of the bars for details.

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Here are the details, with state and national comparisons. Any you can read more about the job picture here from James T. Madore.


Category 2012 figurePercent of total
NUMBER OF LI FIRMS86,534100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)83,34296.3
    Firms with <20 employees77,44189.5
    Firms with 20-99 employees5,9016.8
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)3,1923.7
    Midsized (100-499 employees)1,3641.6
    Big (500 and over)1,8282.1
   
NUMBER OF US FIRMS5,726,160100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)5,624,51898.2
    Firms with <20 employees5,130,34889.6
    Firms with 20-99 employees494,1708.6
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)101,6421.8
    Midsized (100-499 employees)83,4231.5
    Big (500 and over)18,2190.3
   
NUMBER OF NYS FIRMS450,189100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)438,39697.4
    Firms with <20 employees404,41989.8
    Firms with 20-99 employees33,9777.5
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)11,7932.6
    Midsized (100-499 employees)7,4571.7
    Big (500 and over)4,3361.0
   
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT FOR LI FIRMS1,073,257100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)477,16244.5
    Firms with <20 employees266,45924.8
    Firms with 20-99 employees210,70319.6
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)596,09555.5
    Midsized (100-499 employees)160,31114.9
    Big (500 and over)435,78440.6
   
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT FOR US FIRMS115,938,468100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)39,796,03834.3
    Firms with <20 employees20,408,78917.6
    Firms with 20-99 employees19,387,24916.7
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)76,142,43065.7
    Midsized (100-499 employees)16,266,85514.0
    Big (500 and over)59,875,57551.6
   
TOTAL EMPLOYMENT FOR NYS FIRMS7,556,521100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)2,737,05136.2
    Firms with <20 employees1,468,38119.4
    Firms with 20-99 employees1,268,67016.8
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)4,819,47063.8
    Midsized (100-499 employees)1,121,68114.8
    Big (500 and over)3,697,78948.9
   
TOTAL PAYROLL FOR LI FIRMS$52,960,320,000 100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)$21,213,900,000 40.1
    Firms with <20 employees$11,191,173,000 21.1
    Firms with 20-99 employees$10,022,727,000 18.9
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)$31,746,420,000 59.9
    Midsized (100-499 employees)$9,398,053,000 17.7
    Big (500 and over)$22,348,367,000 42.2
   
TOTAL PAYROLL FOR US FIRMS$5,414,255,995,000 100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)$1,536,897,597,000 28.4
    Firms with <20 employees$753,326,016,000 13.9
    Firms with 20-99 employees$783,571,581,000 14.5
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)$3,877,358,398,000 71.6
    Midsized (100-499 employees)$730,638,284,000 13.5
    Big (500 and over)$3,146,720,114,000 58.1
   
TOTAL PAYROLL FOR NYS FIRMS$451,846,838,000 100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)$124,589,947,000 27.6
    Firms with <20 employees$61,318,365,000 13.6
    Firms with 20-99 employees$63,271,582,000 14.0
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)$327,256,891,000 72.4
    Midsized (100-499 employees)$63,677,328,000 14.1
    Big (500 and over)$263,579,563,000 58.3
   
TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR LI FIRMS$265,534,933,000 100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)$115,135,296,000 43.4
    Firms with <20 employees$61,774,766,000 23.3
    Firms with 20-99 employees$53,360,530,000 20.1
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)$150,399,637,000 56.6
    Midsized (100-499 employees)$39,694,379,000 14.9
    Big (500 and over)$110,705,258,000 41.7
   
TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR US FIRMS$32,637,809,977,000 100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)$7,905,468,886,000 24.2
    Firms with <20 employees$3,994,925,968,000 12.2
    Firms with 20-99 employees$3,910,542,918,000 12.0
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)$24,732,341,091,000 75.8
    Midsized (100-499 employees)$3,911,370,787,000 12.0
    Big (500 and over)$20,820,970,304,000 63.8
   
TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR NYS FIRMS$2,229,744,184,000 100
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees)$673,264,421,000 30.2
    Firms with <20 employees$357,704,498,000 16.0
    Firms with 20-99 employees$315,559,923,000 14.2
Larger Businesses (100 or more employees)$1,556,479,763,000 69.8
    Midsized (100-499 employees)$280,579,776,000 12.6
    Big (500 and over)$1,275,889,987,000 57.2

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau,, New York State Comptroller's Office.

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