1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Los Angeles County, CA


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 22,194 31,678,845 12,767,389 346,290
Exempt 173 449,458 202,101 5,301
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 22,194 31,678,845 12,767,389 346,290
Exempt 173 449,458 202,101 5,301

 

 

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 22,194 31,678,845 12,767,389 346,290
Exempt 173 449,458 202,101 5,301
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 22,194 31,678,845 12,767,389 346,290
Exempt 173 449,458 202,101 5,301
5411 Legal services Taxable 7,077 7,472,837 2,832,087 45,110
Exempt 93 81,855 43,368 1,180
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 6,961 7,382,662 2,801,279 44,145
Exempt 93 81,855 43,368 1,180
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 6,961 7,382,662 2,801,279 44,145
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 93 81,855 43,368 1,180
54119 Other legal services Taxable 116 90,175 30,808 965
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 30 45,520 17,466 533
541199 All other legal services Taxable 86 44,655 13,342 432
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 3,922 8,548,469 4,267,577 183,441
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 3,922 8,548,469 4,267,577 183,441
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 2,359 2,206,502 788,689 17,175
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 406 83,230 29,544 3,675
541214 Payroll services Taxable 156 5,878,398 3,257,477 156,778
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 1,001 380,339 191,867 5,813
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 2,521 3,684,520 1,451,220 30,248
54131 Architectural services Taxable 717 674,348 235,122 5,005
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 1,449 2,678,626 1,078,971 21,102
54134 Drafting services Taxable 49 25,293 11,720 347
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 68 22,990 7,077 275
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 68 26,622 12,657 344
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 162 253,372 104,781 3,134
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 1,319 1,004,828 308,435 8,156
54141 Interior design services Taxable 417 308,060 75,083 2,103
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 68 59,657 22,094 490
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 755 609,776 203,770 5,178
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 661 538,554 176,263 4,753
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 94 71,222 27,507 425
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 79 27,335 7,488 385
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 1,900 3,634,748 1,291,439 22,540
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 812 949,114 460,771 7,854
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 821 1,662,559 617,288 10,058
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 307 1,280,184 465,427 6,954
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 514 382,375 151,861 3,104
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 55 785,804 140,043 3,375
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 212 237,271 73,337 1,253
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 2,548 2,509,458 974,712 17,776
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 2,059 2,204,166 860,263 15,542
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 961 1,290,051 501,968 7,594
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 494 471,457 237,453 4,954
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 30 25,994 13,393 206
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 272 232,441 124,121 2,102
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 192 213,022 99,939 2,646
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 450 281,357 77,040 1,773
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 69 107,414 26,146 664
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 85 53,887 17,656 557
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 131 122,007 44,327 1,080
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 358 183,285 70,122 1,154
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 279 896,403 430,677 6,560
Exempt 80 367,603 158,733 4,121
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 236 859,343 416,441 6,256
Exempt 62 232,830 95,022 2,918
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 162 746,940 380,822 5,471
Exempt 17 35,052 14,466 360
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 74 112,403 35,619 785
Exempt 45 197,778 80,556 2,558
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 43 37,060 14,236 304
Exempt 18 134,773 63,711 1,203
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 1,654 3,136,589 949,461 22,339
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 516 942,608 416,896 6,751
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 426 310,656 129,229 2,687
54183 Media buying services Taxable 63 165,241 76,476 1,576
54184 Media representatives Taxable 150 292,534 65,919 1,396
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 70 103,165 42,212 960
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 80 189,369 23,707 436
54185 Display advertising Taxable 65 288,524 47,687 1,658
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 29 99,530 13,430 907
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 36 188,994 34,257 751
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 123 392,279 94,330 4,164
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 34 91,500 11,111 646
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 277 653,247 107,813 3,461
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 154 529,736 78,201 2,229
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 87 30,732 8,431 381
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 33 92,516 21,099 846
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 974 790,993 261,781 10,120
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 177 427,331 158,259 5,938
54192 Photographic services Taxable 627 277,861 82,071 3,475
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 422 156,775 45,266 2,571
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 205 121,086 36,805 904
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 59 23,421 7,049 245
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 111 62,380 14,402 462
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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