1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Orange 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 8,838 9,728,823 3,540,632 75,635
Exempt 45 57,761 18,980 336
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 8,838 9,728,823 3,540,632 75,635
Exempt 45 57,761 18,980 336

 

 

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 8,838 9,728,823 3,540,632 75,635
Exempt 45 57,761 18,980 336
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 8,838 9,728,823 3,540,632 75,635
Exempt 45 57,761 18,980 336
5411 Legal services Taxable 2,279 1,727,271 649,140 12,131
Exempt 13 7,162 3,889 101
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 2,237 1,666,862 628,176 11,673
Exempt 13 7,162 3,889 101
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 2,237 1,666,862 628,176 11,673
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 13 7,162 3,889 101
54119 Other legal services Taxable 42 60,409 20,964 458
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 23 41,452 14,880 315
541199 All other legal services Taxable 19 18,957 6,084 143
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,323 938,368 372,982 10,295
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,323 938,368 372,982 10,295
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 747 609,653 229,349 5,216
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 169 32,965 11,744 1,211
541214 Payroll services Taxable 31 171,680 77,830 1,890
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 376 124,070 54,059 1,978
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,515 2,692,386 1,044,255 18,874
54131 Architectural services Taxable 335 393,123 141,271 2,538
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 992 2,131,163 827,824 14,505
54134 Drafting services Taxable 34 16,045 7,976 207
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 22 D D (20-99)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 49 39,936 18,689 417
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 81 103,867 44,750 1,119
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 380 279,983 63,500 1,832
54141 Interior design services Taxable 132 117,971 23,285 668
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 41 D D (100-249)
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 191 129,133 28,999 821
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 177 124,890 28,203 799
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 13 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 16 D D (100-249)
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 1,086 1,932,928 665,119 11,446
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 488 588,369 295,176 4,933
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 475 1,233,377 323,498 5,813
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 204 961,478 215,472 3,630
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 271 271,899 108,026 2,183
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 104 73,485 26,029 499
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 1,189 907,815 340,346 7,340
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 897 662,188 249,967 5,358
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 379 343,736 135,191 2,919
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 225 124,734 53,281 1,056
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 13 D D (20-99)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 116 68,034 28,788 599
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 96 D D (250-499)
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 219 140,020 36,853 917
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 38 40,175 19,579 383
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 36 13,523 5,063 83
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 111 130,182 45,802 1,024
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 181 115,445 44,577 958
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 146 275,979 107,392 2,112
Exempt 32 50,599 15,091 235
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 136 260,076 100,610 1,759
Exempt 27 D D (100-249)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 95 131,150 52,645 893
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 41 128,926 47,965 866
Exempt 15 33,916 9,245 146
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 10 15,903 6,782 353
Exempt 5 D D (20-99)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 578 780,256 241,886 8,966
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 215 240,720 98,851 1,877
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 83 60,821 18,218 664
54183 Media buying services Taxable 13 20,195 9,233 379
54184 Media representatives Taxable 38 36,430 9,779 290
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 6 16,739 2,574 54
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 32 19,691 7,205 236
54185 Display advertising Taxable 35 103,933 17,018 1,168
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 13 D D (500-999)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 22 D D (100-249)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 69 178,544 47,457 1,654
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 8 11,469 4,570 2,065
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 117 128,144 36,760 869
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 54 85,133 14,358 310
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 42 17,318 5,856 255
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 18 D D (250-499)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 342 193,837 56,012 2,639
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 56 60,655 17,721 806
54192 Photographic services Taxable 214 80,336 22,668 1,314
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 152 54,071 15,299 1,045
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 62 26,265 7,369 269
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 25 6,165 1,482 73
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 47 46,681 14,141 446
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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