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2002 Economic Census
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
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Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services - by subsector

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  54 Professional, scientific, & technical services 100,284 145,236,098 61,995,937 1,164,306
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 100,284 145,236,098 61,995,937 1,164,306

 

 

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services - by industry

Data based on Geographic Area Series reports. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.


NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 100,284 145,236,098 61,995,937 1,164,306
5411 Legal services 21,623 26,125,607 10,009,395 145,441
54111 Offices of lawyers 20,857 25,103,785 9,646,175 137,739
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services 345 284,824 149,491 3,591
54119 Other legal services 766 1,021,822 363,220 7,702
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices 341 709,137 267,423 4,703
541199 All other legal services 425 312,685 95,797 2,999
5412 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 14,373 19,404,546 9,893,777 361,239
54121 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 14,373 19,404,546 9,893,777 361,239
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 7,243 6,307,115 2,371,791 47,070
541213 Tax preparation services 2,557 530,876 161,336 19,855
541214 Payroll services 471 11,008,006 6,704,255 272,966
541219 Other accounting services 4,102 1,558,549 656,395 21,348
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services 14,097 24,755,665 9,827,221 162,681
54131 Architectural services 3,404 4,246,445 1,547,556 27,238
54132 Landscape architectural services 899 753,337 283,745 7,516
54133 Engineering services 7,735 17,598,858 7,112,234 108,838
54134 Drafting services 248 88,612 34,671 916
54135 Building inspection services 412 178,028 66,542 1,620
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 57 40,514 16,872 417
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 530 338,474 155,724 3,102
54138 Testing laboratories 812 1,511,397 609,877 13,034
5414 Specialized design services 4,417 3,010,306 863,220 18,908
54141 Interior design services 1,453 1,207,160 250,983 6,014
54142 Industrial design services 310 258,950 100,764 1,776
54143 Graphic design services 2,306 1,384,092 464,526 9,724
54149 Other specialized design services 348 160,104 46,947 1,394
5415 Computer systems design & related services 15,166 29,449,422 12,801,250 158,820
541511 Custom computer programming services 7,737 12,275,504 6,378,587 80,337
541512 Computer systems design services 5,237 14,193,911 5,081,684 58,114
5415121 Computer systems integrators 2,021 5,547,592 2,093,397 29,233
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) 3,216 8,646,319 2,988,287 28,881
541513 Computer facilities management services 542 1,424,922 588,417 8,806
541519 Other computer related services 1,650 1,555,085 752,562 11,563
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 14,876 13,884,306 5,536,610 93,130
54161 Management consulting services 11,581 11,518,355 4,612,393 75,513
541611 Admin management & general management consulting services 5,595 6,529,881 2,747,063 40,962
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services 1,915 1,717,290 851,086 15,101
5416121 Actuarial consulting 90 161,132 100,309 1,043
5416122 Executive placement services 986 658,278 323,438 5,424
5416123 Human resources and personnel management consulting 839 897,880 427,339 8,634
541613 Marketing consulting services 2,604 2,008,137 646,058 12,252
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 588 994,557 277,238 4,953
541618 Other management consulting services 879 268,490 90,948 2,245
54162 Environmental consulting services 1,140 1,118,378 442,607 8,772
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services 2,155 1,247,573 481,610 8,845
5416901 Economic & related consulting services 1,295 680,343 235,647 4,120
5416909 All other scientific and technical consulting services 860 567,230 245,963 4,725
5417 Scientific research & development services 3,037 14,925,414 8,517,543 105,670
54171 Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences 2,700 14,224,570 8,094,683 99,048
5417101 Research & devopment in the physical & engineering sciences 1,396 7,288,433 3,712,283 45,384
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences 1,304 6,936,137 4,382,400 53,664
54171023 Research & development in biotechnology 649 4,122,693 2,994,299 32,618
54171029 Research & development in other life sciences 655 2,813,444 1,388,101 21,046
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 337 700,844 422,860 6,622
5418 Advertising & related services 5,094 8,084,421 2,794,246 59,978
54181 Advertising agencies 1,583 2,765,028 1,274,920 18,925
54182 Public relations agencies 1,140 1,041,778 413,860 7,064
54183 Media buying services 162 281,126 124,130 2,040
54184 Media representatives 374 523,674 175,695 3,141
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives 156 281,834 100,058 1,496
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives 218 241,840 75,637 1,645
54185 Display advertising 296 770,981 143,304 3,349
54186 Direct mail advertising 509 1,360,401 349,339 9,750
54187 Advertising material distribution services 95 232,836 43,413 1,503
54189 Other services related to advertising 935 1,108,597 269,585 14,206
5418901 Welcoming services 3 152 54 7
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor 425 750,245 142,112 3,874
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop 292 104,427 31,040 1,349
5418909 All other advertising services 215 253,773 96,379 8,976
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services 7,601 5,596,411 1,752,675 58,439
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 798 1,512,493 527,577 14,176
54192 Photographic services 2,047 861,178 191,183 9,470
541921 Photography studios, portrait 1,495 598,141 126,304 7,409
541922 Commercial photography 552 263,037 64,879 2,061
54193 Translation & interpretation sevices 283 196,658 57,360 1,707
541930 Translation & interpretation services 283 196,658 57,360 1,707
54194 Veterinary services 2,445 1,948,390 660,464 24,733
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 2,028 1,077,692 316,091 8,353


Source: 2002 Economic Census, Geographic Area Series   Questions?
Last revised: January 06, 2012