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


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 14,315 12,887,703 4,625,063 103,008
Exempt 135 478,822 164,456 3,296
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 14,315 12,887,703 4,625,063 103,008
Exempt 135 478,822 164,456 3,296

 

 

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 14,315 12,887,703 4,625,063 103,008
Exempt 135 478,822 164,456 3,296
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 14,315 12,887,703 4,625,063 103,008
Exempt 135 478,822 164,456 3,296
5411 Legal services Taxable 3,229 1,701,193 740,329 15,384
Exempt 51 23,249 10,738 289
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 3,062 1,596,072 695,983 13,991
Exempt 51 23,249 10,738 289
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 3,062 1,596,072 695,983 13,991
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 51 23,249 10,738 289
54119 Other legal services Taxable 167 105,121 44,346 1,393
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 131 93,195 40,936 1,266
541199 All other legal services Taxable 36 11,926 3,410 127
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 2,193 918,618 376,891 12,498
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 2,193 918,618 376,891 12,498
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 1,207 526,175 229,710 5,922
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 194 32,921 12,106 2,221
541214 Payroll services Taxable 54 110,729 52,867 1,969
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 738 248,793 82,208 2,386
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 2,707 2,587,527 1,079,308 23,939
54131 Architectural services Taxable 596 382,471 143,569 3,389
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 1,592 1,926,952 816,074 17,049
54134 Drafting services Taxable 53 9,220 4,081 167
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 73 12,898 4,369 186
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 49 37,699 12,790 283
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 225 110,372 49,424 1,377
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 119 107,915 49,001 1,488
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 603 241,835 57,498 1,879
54141 Interior design services Taxable 228 112,807 20,557 729
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 31 15,353 4,715 157
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 333 112,068 31,663 975
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 288 99,059 28,519 847
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 44 D D (100-249)
5414303 Medical artists Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 11 1,607 563 18
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 2,019 5,224,641 1,506,466 27,261
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 883 1,560,579 623,336 10,648
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 857 D D (5000-9999)
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 307 828,975 271,674 5,248
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 550 D D (2500-4999)
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 40 D D (5000-9999)
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 239 D D (500-999)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 2,087 1,104,113 465,653 9,679
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 1,426 716,651 316,768 6,496
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 673 345,655 163,835 3,046
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 323 165,897 75,805 1,619
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 9 18,620 8,385 111
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 167 76,434 37,557 733
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 147 70,843 29,863 775
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 301 139,170 51,152 1,135
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 65 35,460 13,014 327
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 64 30,469 12,962 369
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 242 237,586 85,071 1,825
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 419 149,876 63,814 1,358
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 265 473,277 222,132 4,319
Exempt 84 455,573 153,718 3,007
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 241 459,483 216,664 4,167
Exempt 62 432,922 144,027 2,746
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 168 328,289 136,335 2,703
Exempt 28 404,576 133,723 2,470
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 73 131,194 80,329 1,464
Exempt 34 28,346 10,304 276
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 24 13,794 5,468 152
Exempt 22 22,651 9,691 261
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 701 449,767 120,927 4,814
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 234 109,142 46,607 1,147
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 134 72,362 23,297 565
54183 Media buying services Taxable 21 9,582 4,383 95
54184 Media representatives Taxable 44 17,801 6,427 212
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 22 8,876 3,193 108
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 22 8,925 3,234 104
54185 Display advertising Taxable 35 70,553 5,946 810
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 14 D D (500-999)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 21 D D (100-249)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 57 64,289 12,748 464
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 14 8,712 2,331 93
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 162 97,326 19,188 1,428
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 4 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 77 67,809 10,280 401
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 56 D D (100-249)
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 25 15,408 4,759 819
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 511 186,732 55,859 3,235
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 76 55,212 19,454 1,314
54192 Photographic services Taxable 350 75,198 20,029 1,353
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 257 52,148 14,314 1,089
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 93 23,050 5,715 264
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 20 24,531 9,178 283
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 65 31,791 7,198 285
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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