According to the most recent (2014) U.S. Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, the median U.S. small business that has employees* generates around $400,000 in annual revenues. This chart reveals the percentage of annual revenues spread across the segment of small businesses covered by the survey.

Annual Revenues by Size of Business

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*These statistics reflect the segment of small businesses defined by the IRS as “non-employer businesses.” In other words, they do not include independent contractors, freelancers or other types of self-employed individuals. For a discussion of the term and treatment of “non-employer business” see this previous article.



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