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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 16,963 16,730,409 7,566,562 142,325
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services 16,963 16,730,409 7,566,562 142,325

 

 

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 16,963 16,730,409 7,566,562 142,325
5411 Legal services 3,652 3,123,926 1,311,379 21,868
54111 Offices of lawyers 3,494 2,969,205 1,259,331 20,332
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services 73 75,392 44,463 876
54119 Other legal services 158 154,721 52,048 1,536
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices 101 134,432 44,826 1,294
541199 All other legal services 57 20,289 7,222 242
5412 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 2,400 1,481,280 745,813 19,972
54121 Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, & payroll services 2,400 1,481,280 745,813 19,972
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 1,184 821,552 327,833 7,303
541213 Tax preparation services 268 63,010 21,839 2,616
541214 Payroll services 84 349,304 283,275 5,992
541219 Other accounting services 864 247,414 112,866 4,061
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services 2,903 3,897,844 1,606,865 29,822
54131 Architectural services 702 761,730 275,092 5,443
54132 Landscape architectural services 173 72,791 28,656 827
54133 Engineering services 1,454 2,740,401 1,160,619 19,860
54134 Drafting services 71 18,689 9,650 238
54135 Building inspection services 117 20,617 7,854 250
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 17 13,108 6,667 124
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 217 87,723 42,409 1,169
54138 Testing laboratories 152 182,785 75,918 1,911
5414 Specialized design services 668 275,807 82,245 2,303
54141 Interior design services 209 126,972 30,868 984
54142 Industrial design services 32 10,034 4,697 125
54143 Graphic design services 389 119,148 42,251 1,052
54149 Other specialized design services 38 19,653 4,429 142
5415 Computer systems design & related services 2,129 2,671,160 1,377,611 21,193
541511 Custom computer programming services 1,076 1,328,769 791,937 11,012
541512 Computer systems design services 724 992,039 412,526 7,120
5415121 Computer systems integrators 304 619,535 236,352 4,046
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) 420 372,504 176,174 3,074
541513 Computer facilities management services 73 114,082 37,439 768
541519 Other computer related services 256 236,270 135,709 2,293
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 2,531 1,550,583 636,119 11,016
54161 Management consulting services 1,888 1,213,344 487,868 8,108
541611 Admin management & general management consulting services 977 598,463 244,411 3,979
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services 324 276,032 136,970 2,095
5416121 Actuarial consulting 13 78,510 42,016 404
5416122 Executive placement services 141 42,039 21,627 439
5416123 Human resources and personnel management consulting 170 155,483 73,327 1,252
541613 Marketing consulting services 396 203,441 58,856 1,203
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services 95 112,104 39,846 630
541618 Other management consulting services 96 23,304 7,785 201
54162 Environmental consulting services 291 182,392 79,791 1,583
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services 352 154,847 68,460 1,325
5416901 Economic & related consulting services 182 56,837 25,401 485
5416909 All other scientific and technical consulting services 170 98,010 43,059 840
5417 Scientific research & development services 391 1,970,370 1,231,857 17,362
54171 Research & development in the phys, engineering & life sciences 343 D D (10k-24k)
5417101 Research & devopment in the physical & engineering sciences 156 1,069,942 662,355 8,834
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences 187 D D (5000-9999)
54171023 Research & development in biotechnology 93 D D (2500-4999)
54171029 Research & development in other life sciences 94 D D (2500-4999)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities 48 D D (1000-2499)
5418 Advertising & related services 702 981,758 325,212 7,847
54181 Advertising agencies 193 360,371 122,273 2,087
54182 Public relations agencies 145 103,409 44,223 787
54183 Media buying services 18 11,417 3,540 148
54184 Media representatives 42 24,554 8,535 273
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives 19 15,127 5,998 157
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives 23 9,427 2,537 116
54185 Display advertising 37 28,919 14,825 289
54186 Direct mail advertising 79 138,212 32,029 837
54187 Advertising material distribution services 10 D D (500-999)
54189 Other services related to advertising 178 D D (2500-4999)
5418901 Welcoming services 1 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor 73 195,339 35,020 678
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop 63 17,896 5,188 242
5418909 All other advertising services 41 D D (1000-2499)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services 1,587 777,681 249,461 10,942
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 102 82,976 32,321 1,765
54192 Photographic services 393 118,250 32,925 1,713
541921 Photography studios, portrait 299 93,609 26,882 1,470
541922 Commercial photography 94 24,641 6,043 243
54193 Translation & interpretation sevices 59 43,112 10,881 428
541930 Translation & interpretation services 59 43,112 10,881 428
54194 Veterinary services 685 439,702 139,487 6,041
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 348 93,641 33,847 995


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