1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Seattle--Tacoma--Bremerton, WA CMSA


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 9,641 8,204,274 3,294,777 76,330
Exempt 107 289,342 128,582 3,498
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 9,641 8,204,274 3,294,777 76,330
Exempt 107 289,342 128,582 3,498

 

 

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 9,641 8,204,274 3,294,777 76,330
Exempt 107 289,342 128,582 3,498
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 9,641 8,204,274 3,294,777 76,330
Exempt 107 289,342 128,582 3,498
5411 Legal services Taxable 2,287 1,691,236 688,133 13,890
Exempt 39 36,163 24,500 570
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 2,240 1,655,115 667,268 13,391
Exempt 39 36,163 24,500 570
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 2,240 1,655,115 667,268 13,391
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 39 36,163 24,500 570
54119 Other legal services Taxable 47 36,121 20,865 499
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 19 D D (100-249)
541199 All other legal services Taxable 28 D D (250-499)
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,427 745,878 327,743 11,002
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,427 745,878 327,743 11,002
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 756 516,448 210,780 4,853
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 167 23,090 7,265 1,234
541214 Payroll services Taxable 38 127,464 74,463 3,300
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 466 78,876 35,235 1,615
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,797 2,003,848 859,991 18,320
54131 Architectural services Taxable 520 437,138 160,388 3,795
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 987 1,411,048 626,860 12,227
54134 Drafting services Taxable 34 D D (100-249)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 60 13,323 5,517 202
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 5 D D (250-499)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 119 37,347 18,028 585
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 72 73,401 36,325 1,074
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 422 179,064 57,014 1,604
54141 Interior design services Taxable 122 D D (250-499)
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 16 D D (100-249)
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 271 108,443 38,993 1,050
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 237 102,114 37,325 968
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 34 6,329 1,668 82
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 13 D D (20-99)
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 1,205 1,685,265 642,654 11,817
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 573 505,184 274,117 4,898
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 472 1,010,660 312,643 5,844
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 146 565,746 177,152 3,562
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 326 444,914 135,491 2,282
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 19 D D (500-999)
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 141 D D (500-999)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 1,392 770,215 324,499 6,454
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 994 579,163 235,067 4,423
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 460 277,584 109,761 1,778
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 241 186,570 86,307 1,809
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 11 D D (250-499)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 122 D D (500-999)
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 108 64,750 30,679 627
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 205 73,271 22,540 535
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 48 28,914 11,337 204
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 40 12,824 5,122 97
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 162 94,833 40,406 1,001
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 236 96,219 49,026 1,030
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 163 D D (2500-4999)
Exempt 68 253,179 104,082 2,928
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 149 D D (1000-2499)
Exempt 49 D D (2500-4999)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 79 D D (1000-2499)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 70 D D (1000-2499)
Exempt 32 D D (2500-4999)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Exempt 19 D D (100-249)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 568 610,418 201,978 7,911
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 169 148,869 68,405 1,416
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 127 54,913 23,179 500
54183 Media buying services Taxable 14 D D (20-99)
54184 Media representatives Taxable 44 32,762 11,656 413
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 22 D D (250-499)
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 22 D D (100-249)
54185 Display advertising Taxable 21 72,086 13,690 354
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 12 D D (100-249)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 9 D D (100-249)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 56 87,561 20,476 689
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 131 D D (2500-4999)
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 3 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 52 114,739 19,339 604
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 53 D D (100-249)
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 23 71,186 37,273 3,649
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 380 D D (2500-4999)
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 61 70,865 32,903 1,452
54192 Photographic services Taxable 253 D D (1000-2499)
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 170 D D (500-999)
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 83 D D (250-499)
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 18 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 48 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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