1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
North Dakota


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 1,077 418,037 175,689 7,076
Exempt 17 4,774 1,843 73
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 1,077 418,037 175,689 7,076
Exempt 17 4,774 1,843 73

 

 

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 1,077 418,037 175,689 7,076
Exempt 17 4,774 1,843 73
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 1,077 418,037 175,689 7,076
Exempt 17 4,774 1,843 73
5411 Legal services Taxable 388 115,001 51,894 1,609
Exempt 11 2,068 1,063 46
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 337 106,759 48,605 1,431
Exempt 11 2,068 1,063 46
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 337 106,759 48,605 1,431
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 11 2,068 1,063 46
54119 Other legal services Taxable 51 8,242 3,289 178
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 51 8,242 3,289 178
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 231 63,127 28,426 1,349
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 231 63,127 28,426 1,349
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 121 50,130 23,853 845
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 49 5,070 1,476 287
541214 Payroll services Taxable 6 2,404 1,289 87
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 55 5,523 1,808 130
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 152 105,252 49,142 1,340
54131 Architectural services Taxable 36 24,442 8,465 251
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 74 68,726 35,730 861
54134 Drafting services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 12 1,153 394 28
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 26 10,694 4,469 197
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 25 4,945 917 71
54141 Interior design services Taxable 14 3,736 580 49
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 11 1,209 337 22
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 9 D D (20-99)
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 52 51,698 20,785 1,322
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 27 D D (100-249)
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 21 13,739 3,933 139
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 13 10,533 2,880 110
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 8 3,206 1,053 29
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 4 D D (1000-2499)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 86 21,666 8,071 430
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 56 12,296 5,694 313
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 33 9,330 4,340 249
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 11 926 356 26
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 5 516 253 18
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 6 410 103 8
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 11 D D (20-99)
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 6 1,375 489 41
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 24 7,995 1,888 76
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 12 7,959 2,242 118
Exempt 6 2,706 780 27
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 11 D D (100-249)
Exempt 4 D D (1-19)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 7 D D (20-99)
Exempt 2 D D (1-19)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 4 D D (20-99)
Exempt 2 D D (1-19)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
Exempt 2 D D (1-19)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 60 32,350 10,122 454
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 21 9,148 4,907 174
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54183 Media buying services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54184 Media representatives Taxable 6 3,596 1,577 20
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 4 D D (1-19)
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54185 Display advertising Taxable 4 2,289 437 21
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 7 6,979 1,209 120
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 17 9,150 1,541 101
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 7 D D (20-99)
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 8 1,042 239 20
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 71 16,039 4,090 383
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 4 2,823 1,533 168
54192 Photographic services Taxable 55 11,319 2,106 174
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 54 D D (100-249)
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 12 1,897 451 41
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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