The vast majority of H-1B employers employ very few H‑1B workers: Share of H-1B employers with one to five petitions approved by USCIS, fiscal year 2019
|Number of H-1B employers with at least one approved petition||53,377|
|Number of H-1B employers with one to five approved petitions||45,651|
|Share of H-1B employers with one to five approved petitions||86%|
Notes: H-1B petition approvals include approved petitions for initial and continuing employment. Petitions are approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Source: Authors’ analysis of USCIS H-1B Employer Data Hub, fiscal year 2019 data