Retails Impact Across America
BY THE NUMBERS
- 3,793,621 - RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS
- 28,984,100 - DIRECT RETAIL EMPLOYMENT
- 42,000,000 - TOTAL JOBS SUPPORTED
- 822,526 - DIRECT LABOR INCOME
- 1,242,421 - DIRECT IMPACT ON GDP
- $2.6 Trillion - TOTAL IMPACT ON GDP
Meet America's Retailers
Retailers are the heart of every local community. Small businesses and entrepreneurs are engines of local commerce, employing and serving their neighbors.
It’s not just about the jobs directly in retail. The industry supports nearly 5 million logistics jobs; 4 million management and administration jobs; 2 million health care and service jobs; 2 million finance, insurance and real estate jobs; and 800,000 technology jobs.
DIRECT EMPLOYMENT AND GDP VALUE BY MAJOR INDUSTRY IN THE U.S.
|Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)||28,984,100||$1,242|
|Health care and social assistance||19,855,000||$1,078|
|Professional, scientific, and technical services||12,244,700||$1,140|
|Administrative and waste management services||11,087,500||$489|
|Other services, except public administration||10,544,200||$472|
|Finance and insurance||9,985,200||$1,157|
|Real estate and rental and leasing||8,243,200||$2,094|
|Transportation and warehousing||5,838,400||$581|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation||3,997,600||$182|
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and related activities||3,480,700||$201|
|Management of companies and enterprises||2,166,800||$352|