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


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 4,670 2,435,560 887,854 31,115
Exempt 32 18,470 8,784 274
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 4,670 2,435,560 887,854 31,115
Exempt 32 18,470 8,784 274

 

 

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 4,670 2,435,560 887,854 31,115
Exempt 32 18,470 8,784 274
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 4,670 2,435,560 887,854 31,115
Exempt 32 18,470 8,784 274
5411 Legal services Taxable 1,629 618,332 230,501 7,332
Exempt 15 6,047 3,585 127
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 1,493 582,767 214,043 6,575
Exempt 15 6,047 3,585 127
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 1,493 582,767 214,043 6,575
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 15 6,047 3,585 127
54119 Other legal services Taxable 136 35,565 16,458 757
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 127 32,065 14,802 714
541199 All other legal services Taxable 9 3,500 1,656 43
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 954 384,245 147,851 6,347
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 954 384,245 147,851 6,347
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 451 267,974 105,166 3,373
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 175 22,762 7,727 1,399
541214 Payroll services Taxable 18 15,870 12,278 333
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 310 77,639 22,680 1,242
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 519 362,700 159,799 4,220
54131 Architectural services Taxable 130 86,271 33,124 840
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 285 239,543 111,479 2,791
54134 Drafting services Taxable 11 1,474 827 50
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 10 1,775 484 25
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 46 9,309 4,344 176
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 37 24,328 9,541 338
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 159 54,093 12,860 493
54141 Interior design services Taxable 55 15,975 2,301 117
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 104 38,118 10,559 376
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 89 36,102 10,089 345
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 15 2,016 470 31
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 326 347,506 122,213 2,876
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 149 182,502 74,830 1,589
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 147 156,921 44,503 1,214
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 68 120,092 29,940 784
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 79 36,829 14,563 430
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 28 D D (20-99)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 454 149,494 51,358 1,736
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 331 117,552 39,962 1,367
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 145 40,315 13,529 621
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 85 20,945 9,181 271
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 42 D D (100-249)
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 41 5,216 1,889 80
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 52 19,367 6,069 203
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 25 27,455 6,930 131
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 24 9,470 4,253 141
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 48 17,880 6,679 198
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 75 14,062 4,717 171
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 34 14,273 4,864 147
Exempt 17 12,423 5,199 147
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 28 13,029 4,348 123
Exempt 10 10,027 4,385 121
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 8 1,123 339 23
Exempt 1 D D (1-19)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 20 11,906 4,009 100
Exempt 9 D D (100-249)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 6 1,244 516 24
Exempt 7 2,396 814 26
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 275 390,789 119,362 5,587
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 91 84,896 38,319 988
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 32 6,168 1,984 64
54183 Media buying services Taxable 4 D D (1-19)
54184 Media representatives Taxable 20 15,197 5,847 242
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 10 10,379 4,128 152
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 10 4,818 1,719 90
54185 Display advertising Taxable 18 19,813 6,041 268
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 6 9,627 2,654 153
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 12 10,186 3,387 115
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 22 108,152 49,106 3,212
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 86 149,455 15,717 761
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 45 143,486 13,886 572
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 32 3,673 907 64
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 9 2,296 924 125
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 320 114,128 39,046 2,377
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 31 34,532 17,595 1,148
54192 Photographic services Taxable 248 67,400 18,145 1,052
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 216 57,901 14,728 887
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 32 9,499 3,417 165
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 5 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 36 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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