1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Alabama


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. 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 Taxable 7,076 5,295,638 2,051,384 54,413
Exempt 60 117,416 36,271 946
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 7,076 5,295,638 2,051,384 54,413
Exempt 60 117,416 36,271 946

 

 

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. 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
54 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 7,076 5,295,638 2,051,384 54,413
Exempt 60 117,416 36,271 946
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 7,076 5,295,638 2,051,384 54,413
Exempt 60 117,416 36,271 946
5411 Legal services Taxable 2,390 1,364,682 520,809 12,773
Exempt 26 49,559 8,605 227
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 2,313 1,338,549 508,482 12,284
Exempt 26 49,559 8,605 227
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 2,313 1,338,549 508,482 12,284
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 26 49,559 8,605 227
54119 Other legal services Taxable 77 26,133 12,327 489
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 72 25,037 11,867 470
541199 All other legal services Taxable 5 1,096 460 19
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,265 438,158 192,200 8,097
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,265 438,158 192,200 8,097
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 637 326,137 152,532 4,443
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 218 26,082 8,319 1,993
541214 Payroll services Taxable 24 36,055 13,185 422
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 386 49,884 18,164 1,239
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,278 1,314,012 562,868 14,353
54131 Architectural services Taxable 229 154,208 55,838 1,352
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 716 995,288 437,838 10,422
54134 Drafting services Taxable 44 9,810 4,652 162
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 22 D D (20-99)
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 4 D D (20-99)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 192 56,462 26,713 1,185
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 71 87,125 33,421 1,091
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 185 58,652 12,060 552
54141 Interior design services Taxable 126 41,901 5,695 338
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 8 D D (20-99)
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 50 12,000 3,675 123
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 45 11,111 3,284 110
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5414303 Medical artists Taxable 3 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 590 931,105 379,432 7,904
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 237 342,521 153,893 3,103
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 270 552,000 209,227 4,395
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 124 494,767 185,244 3,751
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 146 57,233 23,983 644
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 12 15,365 6,412 161
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 71 21,219 9,900 245
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 554 236,330 100,629 2,764
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 412 153,449 71,737 2,008
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 190 76,284 40,662 1,045
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 98 34,747 18,315 654
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 51 20,655 11,192 250
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 46 D D (250-499)
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 64 27,723 6,191 154
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 28 9,078 4,183 79
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 32 5,617 2,386 76
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 48 61,646 21,116 519
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 94 21,235 7,776 237
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 91 558,729 169,889 3,412
Exempt 34 67,857 27,666 719
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 88 D D (2500-4999)
Exempt 32 D D (500-999)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 72 534,131 158,987 3,164
Exempt 10 D D (100-249)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 16 D D (100-249)
Exempt 22 D D (500-999)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 3 D D (100-249)
Exempt 2 D D (1-19)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 400 292,622 88,397 2,752
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 147 109,578 42,621 1,065
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 42 18,679 5,627 148
54183 Media buying services Taxable 5 1,379 460 17
54184 Media representatives Taxable 34 44,298 16,906 544
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 16 20,630 7,802 312
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 18 23,668 9,104 232
54185 Display advertising Taxable 34 37,436 8,021 249
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 6 2,536 768 21
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 28 34,900 7,253 228
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 26 23,031 5,040 246
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 4 7,563 884 25
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 108 50,658 8,838 458
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 46 31,782 4,988 227
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 47 D D (100-249)
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 13 11,654 1,734 91
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 323 101,348 25,100 1,806
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 16 6,214 2,843 380
54192 Photographic services Taxable 271 83,255 18,988 1,260
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 242 76,702 17,198 1,169
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 29 6,553 1,790 91
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 34 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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