1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Santa Clara 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 6,338 10,440,647 4,424,096 71,612
Exempt 77 523,757 113,906 1,828
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 6,338 10,440,647 4,424,096 71,612
Exempt 77 523,757 113,906 1,828

 

 

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 6,338 10,440,647 4,424,096 71,612
Exempt 77 523,757 113,906 1,828
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 6,338 10,440,647 4,424,096 71,612
Exempt 77 523,757 113,906 1,828
5411 Legal services Taxable 1,105 1,285,943 526,058 8,020
Exempt 10 3,702 1,818 71
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 1,065 1,244,867 510,392 7,541
Exempt 10 3,702 1,818 71
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 1,065 1,244,867 510,392 7,541
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 10 3,702 1,818 71
54119 Other legal services Taxable 40 41,076 15,666 479
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 21 D D (250-499)
541199 All other legal services Taxable 19 D D (100-249)
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 645 550,933 215,180 6,038
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 645 550,933 215,180 6,038
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 352 359,224 150,314 3,323
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 124 25,162 8,458 889
541214 Payroll services Taxable 15 92,288 32,222 894
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 154 74,259 24,186 932
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,105 2,417,761 1,066,321 17,601
54131 Architectural services Taxable 142 136,180 48,897 925
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 846 2,006,744 914,972 13,898
54134 Drafting services Taxable 7 D D (20-99)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 24 D D (20-99)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 15 6,294 2,555 73
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 69 258,005 93,885 2,583
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 285 221,405 69,814 1,489
54141 Interior design services Taxable 57 26,976 5,457 169
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 40 59,245 21,665 431
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 181 130,233 40,323 842
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 166 125,576 38,954 802
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 13 D D (20-99)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 7 4,951 2,369 47
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 1,655 3,109,507 1,371,262 19,195
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 834 1,627,876 775,597 11,400
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 641 1,367,199 543,374 6,681
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 205 794,961 262,004 3,194
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 436 572,238 281,370 3,487
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 171 96,039 45,447 620
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 755 627,423 294,974 4,584
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 584 516,522 248,719 3,742
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 225 229,392 121,181 1,609
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 165 114,832 57,728 861
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 96 77,644 40,317 608
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 64 D D (100-249)
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 146 102,958 33,224 838
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 25 50,901 29,198 227
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 23 18,439 7,388 207
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 41 32,474 12,806 317
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 130 78,427 33,449 525
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 318 1,638,148 662,325 9,143
Exempt 67 520,055 112,088 1,757
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 290 1,608,735 648,740 8,960
Exempt 51 484,428 103,942 1,508
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 182 876,863 375,374 4,988
Exempt 25 D D (1000-2499)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 108 731,872 273,366 3,972
Exempt 26 D D (250-499)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 28 29,413 13,585 183
Exempt 16 35,627 8,146 249
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 296 429,602 154,957 3,900
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 100 196,439 70,673 1,079
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 72 79,183 37,134 618
54184 Media representatives Taxable 12 8,347 3,444 103
54185 Display advertising Taxable 9 8,223 2,712 120
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 28 50,949 19,308 687
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 64 79,452 19,637 1,226
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 28 63,365 12,458 222
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 29 5,776 1,529 81
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 6 D D (500-999)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 174 159,925 63,205 1,642
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 47 104,234 44,035 931
54192 Photographic services Taxable 91 29,963 9,543 481
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 71 20,969 6,338 387
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 20 8,994 3,205 94
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 16 13,303 4,924 118
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 20 12,425 4,703 112
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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