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


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 9,077 5,754,632 2,158,962 63,642
Exempt 77 D D (500-999)
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 9,077 5,754,632 2,158,962 63,642
Exempt 77 D D (500-999)

 

 

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 9,077 5,754,632 2,158,962 63,642
Exempt 77 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 9,077 5,754,632 2,158,962 63,642
Exempt 77 D D (500-999)
5411 Legal services Taxable 3,743 2,082,447 743,757 18,467
Exempt 49 D D (250-499)
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 3,612 2,033,447 725,540 17,764
Exempt 49 D D (250-499)
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 3,612 2,033,447 725,540 17,764
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 49 D D (250-499)
54119 Other legal services Taxable 131 49,000 18,217 703
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 109 37,929 16,231 610
541199 All other legal services Taxable 22 11,071 1,986 93
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,564 567,432 257,708 13,162
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,564 567,432 257,708 13,162
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 902 364,660 139,994 4,461
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 175 33,647 11,647 3,551
541214 Payroll services Taxable 52 91,104 71,310 3,583
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 435 78,021 34,757 1,567
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,486 1,934,224 786,825 18,537
54131 Architectural services Taxable 262 143,042 52,856 1,428
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 819 1,307,377 568,654 11,785
54134 Drafting services Taxable 30 8,079 4,323 152
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 33 3,456 1,264 54
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 33 167,047 35,760 1,161
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 140 134,959 48,304 1,446
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 169 170,264 75,664 2,511
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 188 58,891 13,304 621
54141 Interior design services Taxable 93 33,153 6,127 325
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 6 766 242 8
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 83 23,884 6,761 273
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 75 20,900 6,060 247
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 8 2,984 701 26
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 6 1,088 174 15
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 387 289,206 115,718 3,040
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 165 D D (500-999)
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 175 D D (1000-2499)
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 83 D D (1000-2499)
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 92 D D (250-499)
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 16 45,242 17,295 295
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 31 11,141 6,388 150
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 893 352,642 121,784 4,030
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 511 210,634 73,357 2,494
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 279 108,342 41,368 1,543
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 78 26,194 9,833 288
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 8 2,658 959 20
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 26 6,704 3,253 112
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 44 16,832 5,621 156
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 67 D D (100-249)
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 14 D D (20-99)
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 73 51,915 15,643 457
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 135 72,599 25,196 825
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 247 69,409 23,231 711
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 47 39,535 14,301 392
Exempt 28 D D (100-249)
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 42 39,126 14,102 369
Exempt 21 23,727 6,639 204
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 24 26,548 8,790 220
Exempt 8 2,625 1,094 29
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 18 12,578 5,312 149
Exempt 13 21,102 5,545 175
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 5 409 199 23
Exempt 7 D D (1-19)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 451 314,166 71,722 3,396
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 169 64,617 28,406 868
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 66 16,896 5,251 190
54183 Media buying services Taxable 5 1,792 525 17
54184 Media representatives Taxable 27 84,783 14,153 532
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 9 12,259 4,247 186
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 18 72,524 9,906 346
54185 Display advertising Taxable 45 71,802 10,725 719
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 5 D D (250-499)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 40 D D (250-499)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 19 10,260 1,998 107
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 7 6,019 633 54
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 113 57,997 10,031 909
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 4 2,134 262 17
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 50 39,414 5,136 219
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 41 11,687 3,292 208
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 18 4,762 1,341 465
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 318 116,089 33,843 1,997
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 28 13,966 5,260 317
54192 Photographic services Taxable 212 63,484 14,551 1,046
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 177 53,580 11,453 915
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 35 9,904 3,098 131
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 4 781 232 15
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 74 37,858 13,800 619
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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