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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.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  54 Professional, scientific, & technical services 19,140 17,622,547 7,243,876 157,745
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 19,140 17,622,547 7,243,876 157,745

 

 

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.

D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 19,140 17,622,547 7,243,876 157,745
5411 Legal services 3,777 2,814,996 1,011,151 22,103
54111 Offices of lawyers 3,677 2,738,312 987,653 21,445
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services 43 29,183 16,248 428
54119 Other legal services 100 76,684 23,498 658
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices 51 50,677 12,521 328
541199 All other legal services 49 26,007 10,977 330
5412 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 2,956 1,388,890 695,777 24,709
54121 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 2,956 1,388,890 695,777 24,709
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 1,386 988,279 414,065 9,796
541213 Tax preparation services 616 127,812 41,942 7,646
541214 Payroll services 84 94,439 55,515 2,002
541219 Other accounting services 870 178,360 184,255 5,265
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services 3,030 3,356,301 1,420,737 29,612
54131 Architectural services 610 576,217 231,695 4,562
54132 Landscape architectural services 206 82,270 34,825 1,011
54133 Engineering services 1,282 2,218,308 932,859 17,337
54134 Drafting services 84 16,114 8,075 232
54135 Building inspection services 121 16,315 6,540 236
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 10 8,229 2,875 68
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 561 178,639 90,225 3,256
54138 Testing laboratories 156 260,209 113,643 2,910
5414 Specialized design services 836 348,390 86,715 2,737
54141 Interior design services 344 149,873 24,670 1,095
54142 Industrial design services 77 42,685 15,178 295
54143 Graphic design services 368 130,800 40,691 1,202
54149 Other specialized design services 47 25,032 6,176 145
5415 Computer systems design & related services 2,441 3,986,469 1,508,323 28,265
541511 Custom computer programming services 1,107 976,129 466,786 7,858
541512 Computer systems design services 923 1,376,192 494,654 8,005
5415121 Computer systems integrators 411 755,573 257,667 4,119
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) 512 620,619 236,987 3,886
541513 Computer facilities management services 115 1,424,541 441,765 10,579
541519 Other computer related services 296 209,607 105,118 1,823
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 2,974 1,696,487 670,436 13,004
54161 Management consulting services 2,409 1,397,416 553,056 10,471
541611 Admin management & general management consulting services 1,194 686,153 301,811 5,580
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services 485 300,308 131,182 2,472
5416121 Actuarial consulting 20 26,162 14,159 187
5416122 Executive placement services 253 122,299 60,641 1,212
5416123 Human resources and personnel management consulting 212 151,847 56,382 1,073
541613 Marketing consulting services 493 241,730 67,419 1,450
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 142 143,392 43,603 753
541618 Other management consulting services 95 25,833 9,041 216
54162 Environmental consulting services 236 167,437 65,248 1,385
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services 329 131,634 52,132 1,148
5416901 Economic & related consulting services 146 33,564 12,612 338
5416909 All other scientific and technical consulting services 183 98,070 39,520 810
5417 Scientific research & development services 451 2,131,675 1,247,072 17,519
54171 Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences 394 2,082,520 1,221,727 16,960
5417101 Research & devopment in the physical & engineering sciences 181 563,654 325,840 4,634
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences 213 1,518,866 895,887 12,326
54171023 Research & development in biotechnology 85 286,170 155,108 2,312
54171029 Research & development in other life sciences 128 1,232,696 740,779 10,014
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 57 49,155 25,345 559
5418 Advertising & related services 879 928,258 269,053 6,706
54181 Advertising agencies 293 300,519 125,998 2,205
54182 Public relations agencies 119 66,224 27,452 588
54183 Media buying services 14 2,485 931 43
54184 Media representatives 46 41,413 12,714 267
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives 23 8,388 3,948 94
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives 23 33,025 8,766 173
54185 Display advertising 68 112,122 24,786 1,051
54186 Direct mail advertising 78 134,009 33,716 1,070
54187 Advertising material distribution services 9 D D (100-249)
54189 Other services related to advertising 252 D D (1000-2499)
5418901 Welcoming services 3 344 175 18
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor 112 175,932 18,817 542
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop 103 34,950 9,207 414
5418909 All other advertising services 34 D D (250-499)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services 1,796 971,081 334,612 13,090
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 106 133,235 42,168 1,373
54192 Photographic services 533 181,783 70,280 2,485
541921 Photography studios, portrait 425 134,701 53,596 1,919
541922 Commercial photography 108 47,082 16,684 566
54193 Translation & interpretation sevices 37 12,288 4,062 171
541930 Translation & interpretation services 37 12,288 4,062 171
54194 Veterinary services 720 510,742 180,959 8,000
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 400 133,033 37,143 1,061


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