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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 771,305 886,801,038 376,090,052 7,243,505
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 771,305 886,801,038 376,090,052 7,243,505

 

 

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 771,305 886,801,038 376,090,052 7,243,505
5411 Legal services 179,420 182,098,002 69,869,100 1,160,440
54111 Offices of lawyers 169,120 172,863,871 66,761,394 1,080,428
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services 2,743 2,055,650 1,053,341 26,016
54119 Other legal services 10,300 9,234,131 3,107,706 80,012
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices 8,013 7,600,419 2,608,123 65,833
541199 All other legal services 2,287 1,633,712 499,583 14,179
5412 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 112,240 84,072,026 41,271,953 1,317,281
54121 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 112,240 84,072,026 41,271,953 1,317,281
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 56,705 48,497,646 20,334,080 426,208
541213 Tax preparation services 19,242 4,128,662 1,466,382 205,122
541214 Payroll services 4,064 21,417,643 14,256,292 508,299
541219 Other accounting services 32,229 10,028,075 5,215,199 177,652
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services 107,386 161,835,036 68,015,127 1,266,816
54131 Architectural services 23,263 25,240,181 9,713,240 185,457
54132 Landscape architectural services 6,225 3,570,016 1,332,670 36,582
54133 Engineering services 55,310 116,886,978 49,764,598 859,561
54134 Drafting services 2,675 730,778 352,774 10,102
54135 Building inspection services 4,096 1,310,016 455,139 14,161
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 742 1,048,841 394,755 8,183
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 9,120 4,277,685 2,046,307 59,174
54138 Testing laboratories 5,955 8,770,541 3,955,644 93,596
5414 Specialized design services 30,484 17,074,885 4,951,681 117,146
54141 Interior design services 11,316 7,017,703 1,422,147 39,195
54142 Industrial design services 1,642 1,277,633 513,217 9,702
54143 Graphic design services 15,851 8,095,989 2,769,134 62,036
54149 Other specialized design services 1,675 683,560 247,183 6,213
5415 Computer systems design & related services 105,710 173,414,189 72,368,242 1,107,241
541511 Custom computer programming services 48,953 60,125,952 30,082,100 439,395
541512 Computer systems design services 39,517 78,335,457 28,573,227 434,587
5415121 Computer systems integrators 15,576 42,933,450 15,303,212 236,878
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) 23,941 35,402,007 13,270,015 197,709
541513 Computer facilities management services 4,882 22,279,279 7,508,644 125,905
541519 Other computer related services 12,358 12,673,501 6,204,271 107,354
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 116,159 105,451,814 42,824,709 738,675
54161 Management consulting services 93,549 90,914,599 37,229,149 626,646
541611 Admin management & general management consulting services 48,377 53,708,440 22,879,138 352,805
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services 16,247 14,320,616 6,959,823 121,685
5416121 Actuarial consulting 789 1,898,396 1,126,734 13,826
5416122 Executive placement services 8,233 4,603,886 2,282,369 42,020
5416123 Human resources and personnel management consulting 7,225 7,818,334 3,550,720 65,839
541613 Marketing consulting services 18,887 14,329,430 4,604,510 94,635
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 5,305 6,905,966 2,192,983 43,927
541618 Other management consulting services 4,733 1,650,147 592,695 13,594
54162 Environmental consulting services 8,536 6,932,517 2,670,642 57,219
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services 14,074 7,604,698 2,924,918 54,810
5416901 Economic & related consulting services 7,632 3,656,031 1,333,830 23,498
5416909 All other scientific and technical consulting services 6,442 3,948,667 1,591,088 31,312
5417 Scientific research & development services 15,334 64,481,193 43,525,771 618,088
54171 Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences 13,133 60,453,069 39,816,204 557,417
5417101 Research & devopment in the physical & engineering sciences 7,014 34,136,272 22,397,496 312,680
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences 6,119 26,316,797 17,418,708 244,737
54171023 Research & development in biotechnology 2,676 12,162,111 9,613,005 121,931
54171029 Research & development in other life sciences 3,443 14,154,686 7,805,703 122,806
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 2,201 4,028,124 3,709,567 60,671
5418 Advertising & related services 38,047 56,680,662 19,484,306 409,429
54181 Advertising agencies 12,489 21,103,772 9,598,636 153,862
54182 Public relations agencies 6,847 6,204,729 2,678,669 44,922
54183 Media buying services 888 1,150,307 455,935 7,834
54184 Media representatives 2,397 2,728,526 895,539 19,130
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives 930 1,214,979 441,493 8,150
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives 1,467 1,513,547 454,046 10,980
54185 Display advertising 2,526 4,616,626 930,448 26,666
54186 Direct mail advertising 3,754 10,544,455 2,729,932 76,490
54187 Advertising material distribution services 646 1,487,845 357,684 10,006
54189 Other services related to advertising 8,500 8,844,402 1,837,463 70,519
5418901 Welcoming services 94 30,890 8,642 331
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor 4,419 6,514,121 1,109,860 30,290
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop 2,844 889,024 271,033 12,231
5418909 All other advertising services 1,143 1,410,367 447,928 27,667
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services 66,525 41,693,231 13,779,163 508,389
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 5,460 10,890,323 4,080,844 122,359
54192 Photographic services 18,741 6,538,064 1,656,052 79,630
541921 Photography studios, portrait 14,545 4,751,987 1,143,508 63,880
541922 Commercial photography 4,196 1,786,077 512,544 15,750
54193 Translation & interpretation sevices 1,572 876,102 268,912 9,721
541930 Translation & interpretation services 1,572 876,102 268,912 9,721
54194 Veterinary services 25,642 16,623,278 5,590,538 238,731
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 15,110 6,765,464 2,182,817 57,948


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