1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Seattle--Bellevue--Everett, WA PMSA


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.
More
data
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  54 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 7,823 7,392,864 2,969,129 66,568
Exempt 92 281,220 125,559 3,383
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 7,823 7,392,864 2,969,129 66,568
Exempt 92 281,220 125,559 3,383

 

 

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 7,823 7,392,864 2,969,129 66,568
Exempt 92 281,220 125,559 3,383
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 7,823 7,392,864 2,969,129 66,568
Exempt 92 281,220 125,559 3,383
5411 Legal services Taxable 1,758 1,475,665 602,776 11,475
Exempt 34 34,429 23,531 543
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 1,729 1,449,195 586,097 11,117
Exempt 34 34,429 23,531 543
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 1,729 1,449,195 586,097 11,117
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 34 34,429 23,531 543
54119 Other legal services Taxable 29 26,470 16,679 358
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 12 4,488 1,873 48
541199 All other legal services Taxable 17 21,982 14,806 310
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,114 672,296 293,843 9,512
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,114 672,296 293,843 9,512
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 625 467,303 185,713 4,136
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 111 16,030 5,351 815
541214 Payroll services Taxable 34 125,152 73,334 3,258
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 344 63,811 29,445 1,303
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,467 1,810,336 773,835 16,077
54131 Architectural services Taxable 439 392,586 145,482 3,380
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 805 1,283,325 565,262 10,718
54134 Drafting services Taxable 28 D D (20-99)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 51 11,983 5,242 189
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 5 D D (250-499)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 83 28,586 13,658 433
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 56 62,870 31,400 927
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 362 165,741 53,812 1,441
54141 Interior design services Taxable 102 47,653 10,312 329
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 15 D D (100-249)
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 236 100,279 36,465 929
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 205 94,496 34,897 860
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 31 5,783 1,568 69
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 9 D D (20-99)
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 1,041 1,495,628 570,517 9,914
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 508 473,059 259,344 4,521
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 396 869,121 262,463 4,577
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 125 438,534 133,239 2,457
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 271 430,587 129,224 2,120
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 14 D D (250-499)
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 123 D D (500-999)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 1,177 712,645 300,463 5,787
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 861 541,802 219,929 4,010
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 392 258,215 101,762 1,554
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 216 177,550 81,635 1,687
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 11 D D (250-499)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 113 D D (500-999)
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 92 61,103 29,693 584
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 180 66,925 20,886 491
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 40 27,521 11,014 193
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 33 11,591 4,632 85
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 123 83,688 36,086 877
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 193 87,155 44,448 900
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 137 D D (1000-2499)
Exempt 58 246,791 102,028 2,840
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 126 D D (1000-2499)
Exempt 41 237,742 98,434 2,736
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 62 D D (500-999)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 64 D D (1000-2499)
Exempt 27 D D (2500-4999)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Exempt 17 9,049 3,594 104
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 478 576,582 192,230 7,565
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 148 139,685 64,008 1,319
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 102 50,230 21,912 460
54183 Media buying services Taxable 13 D D (20-99)
54184 Media representatives Taxable 41 D D (250-499)
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 20 D D (250-499)
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 21 D D (100-249)
54185 Display advertising Taxable 16 D D (250-499)
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 10 D D (100-249)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 6 D D (100-249)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 44 81,279 18,764 596
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 108 D D (2500-4999)
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 3 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 41 105,621 18,051 556
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 44 D D (100-249)
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 20 D D (2500-4999)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 289 D D (1000-2499)
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 53 68,570 31,985 1,359
54192 Photographic services Taxable 187 D D (500-999)
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 114 D D (500-999)
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 73 D D (250-499)
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 17 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 32 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

Top: subsector table All-sector table
Data in formats for downloading
Publications (page images) including city data PDF

Source: 1997 Economic Census

Last modified: 2/ 8/01   Questions?