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


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 18,086 22,744,095 9,261,354 177,345
Exempt 285 1,371,413 533,252 10,984
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 18,086 22,744,095 9,261,354 177,345
Exempt 285 1,371,413 533,252 10,984

 

 

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 18,086 22,744,095 9,261,354 177,345
Exempt 285 1,371,413 533,252 10,984
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 18,086 22,744,095 9,261,354 177,345
Exempt 285 1,371,413 533,252 10,984
5411 Legal services Taxable 4,993 3,887,082 1,421,418 28,887
Exempt 81 51,896 20,731 663
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 4,905 3,826,748 1,401,610 28,395
Exempt 81 51,896 20,731 663
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 4,905 3,826,748 1,401,610 28,395
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 81 51,896 20,731 663
54119 Other legal services Taxable 88 60,334 19,808 492
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 65 33,025 10,302 262
541199 All other legal services Taxable 23 27,309 9,506 230
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 2,144 1,778,516 722,520 21,727
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 2,144 1,778,516 722,520 21,727
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 1,265 1,388,122 532,969 12,331
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 228 45,312 18,123 3,520
541214 Payroll services Taxable 69 202,668 105,992 3,125
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 582 142,414 65,436 2,751
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 2,694 5,029,239 1,860,583 38,025
54131 Architectural services Taxable 699 1,147,248 393,708 8,005
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 1,582 3,618,303 1,340,746 26,618
54134 Drafting services Taxable 18 5,786 3,185 76
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 62 12,527 5,213 141
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 12 2,815 1,142 37
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 200 84,246 46,958 1,320
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 121 158,314 69,631 1,828
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 689 411,456 122,072 3,012
54141 Interior design services Taxable 213 122,184 29,392 812
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 33 39,186 12,293 292
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 428 245,008 78,578 1,831
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 364 219,348 69,176 1,611
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 62 D D (100-249)
5414303 Medical artists Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 15 5,078 1,809 77
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 2,759 4,351,523 2,036,688 32,595
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 1,258 1,738,429 896,285 13,265
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 1,173 2,304,313 1,009,272 16,877
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 357 1,604,225 693,961 11,035
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 816 700,088 315,311 5,842
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 28 141,114 58,620 1,236
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 300 167,667 72,511 1,217
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 2,719 3,621,813 1,696,359 23,426
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 2,170 2,989,898 1,453,916 18,915
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 1,021 1,861,943 977,141 11,113
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 518 496,127 242,841 3,471
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 18 22,043 12,016 172
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 255 201,837 113,918 1,507
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 245 272,247 116,907 1,792
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 446 423,261 138,950 2,868
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 112 144,282 68,087 825
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 73 64,285 26,897 638
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 214 155,371 65,542 1,534
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 335 476,544 176,901 2,977
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 481 1,636,498 684,572 12,168
Exempt 204 1,319,517 512,521 10,321
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 432 1,367,418 588,279 8,571
Exempt 139 1,227,867 477,585 9,247
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 243 486,447 207,372 3,553
Exempt 46 651,305 269,884 4,954
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 189 880,971 380,907 5,018
Exempt 93 576,562 207,701 4,293
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 49 269,080 96,293 3,597
Exempt 65 91,650 34,936 1,074
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 989 1,642,437 568,616 12,967
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 353 567,468 227,039 4,462
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 195 224,481 93,790 2,018
54183 Media buying services Taxable 21 31,247 15,891 253
54184 Media representatives Taxable 72 55,418 16,247 394
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 35 25,099 9,157 255
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 37 30,319 7,090 139
54185 Display advertising Taxable 30 84,552 12,880 599
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 13 D D (250-499)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 17 D D (100-249)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 115 390,341 154,260 3,910
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 10 7,706 1,042 37
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 193 281,224 47,467 1,294
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 86 134,198 21,711 655
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 73 17,885 4,797 192
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 34 129,141 20,959 447
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 618 385,531 148,526 4,538
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 139 227,677 100,455 2,395
54192 Photographic services Taxable 376 102,684 26,707 1,345
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 257 65,383 16,883 1,035
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 119 37,301 9,824 310
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 32 29,612 12,232 551
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 71 25,558 9,132 247
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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