According to the census bureau there are about 6,000,000 companies in the US. About 6,000 of them are public which means we can say for all intents and purposes that there are 6,000,000 private companies. Approximately 42,000,000 out of 120,000,000 are employed by companies with less than 100 employees.
Also, how many companies are in the United States?
TLDR: There's approximately 30 million businesses in the USA today. This page, also from the same site, gives exact numbers from 2008, when the last Business Census was published in the United States: http://www.census.gov/compendia/
How many companies have more than 10000 employees?
How Many Companies in the U.S. Have Over 1000 Employees?
|Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees||2,916|
|Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees||1,920|
|Firms with 5,000 employees or more||1,927|
|Firms with 5,000 to 9,999 employees||952|
|Firms with 10,000 employees or more||975|
What percentage of people are employed by corporations?
But large businesses only employ about 38 percent of the private sector workforce while small businesses employ 53 percent of the workforce. In fact, over 99 percent of employing organizations are small businesses and more than 95 percent of these businesses have fewer than 10 employees.