1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
New York


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 45,619 57,475,020 21,773,137 416,892
Exempt 554 2,498,464 983,812 29,165
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 45,619 57,475,020 21,773,137 416,892
Exempt 554 2,498,464 983,812 29,165

 

 

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 45,619 57,475,020 21,773,137 416,892
Exempt 554 2,498,464 983,812 29,165
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 45,619 57,475,020 21,773,137 416,892
Exempt 554 2,498,464 983,812 29,165
5411 Legal services Taxable 13,642 18,339,904 6,110,979 109,483
Exempt 212 267,963 149,155 3,803
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 13,038 17,860,890 5,951,082 105,143
Exempt 212 267,963 149,155 3,803
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 13,038 17,860,890 5,951,082 105,143
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 212 267,963 149,155 3,803
54119 Other legal services Taxable 604 479,014 159,897 4,340
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 445 356,347 124,279 3,234
541199 All other legal services Taxable 159 122,667 35,618 1,106
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 6,331 6,975,544 2,788,147 78,021
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 6,331 6,975,544 2,788,147 78,021
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 3,821 5,027,458 1,712,791 37,923
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 679 132,644 47,607 8,410
541214 Payroll services Taxable 234 1,276,176 826,876 23,984
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 1,597 539,266 200,873 7,704
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 4,692 5,476,648 2,212,477 47,439
54131 Architectural services Taxable 1,614 1,455,388 548,028 11,890
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 2,176 3,445,742 1,400,216 27,975
54134 Drafting services Taxable 94 48,485 28,602 651
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 167 63,163 23,757 699
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 5 2,642 1,205 15
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 405 99,702 47,013 1,643
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 231 361,526 163,656 4,566
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 2,958 2,155,804 627,288 13,575
54141 Interior design services Taxable 878 638,212 144,230 3,328
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 122 114,338 41,546 836
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 1,709 1,273,529 400,499 8,429
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 1,456 1,070,821 348,090 7,235
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 251 D D (1000-2499)
5414303 Medical artists Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 249 129,725 41,013 982
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 5,672 6,197,975 2,510,384 41,878
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 2,370 2,793,371 1,296,675 19,909
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 2,417 2,648,988 939,959 17,027
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 656 1,506,972 441,603 8,905
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 1,761 1,142,016 498,356 8,122
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 86 445,891 125,036 2,505
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 799 309,725 148,714 2,437
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 5,957 6,501,705 2,848,328 40,212
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 4,755 5,796,063 2,585,361 34,525
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 1,953 3,319,349 1,536,356 18,228
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 1,413 1,490,263 725,982 10,288
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 53 126,870 64,461 943
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 913 994,388 498,858 6,066
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 447 369,005 162,663 3,279
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 1,000 683,548 212,698 3,862
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 177 116,534 40,135 767
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 212 186,369 70,190 1,380
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 323 296,802 102,981 2,546
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 879 408,840 159,986 3,141
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 388 944,677 391,621 6,979
Exempt 342 2,230,501 834,657 25,362
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 316 862,909 358,681 6,413
Exempt 236 1,991,496 748,941 23,281
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 199 604,781 250,933 4,563
Exempt 97 1,075,901 415,734 12,840
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 117 258,128 107,748 1,850
Exempt 139 915,595 333,207 10,441
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 72 81,768 32,940 566
Exempt 106 239,005 85,716 2,081
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 3,837 8,982,986 3,654,595 61,844
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 1,395 4,408,893 2,190,940 30,878
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 941 1,134,656 492,951 7,969
54183 Media buying services Taxable 115 339,974 143,847 1,899
54184 Media representatives Taxable 291 831,120 291,180 4,689
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 120 374,664 191,829 2,826
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 171 456,456 99,351 1,863
54185 Display advertising Taxable 151 563,925 78,299 2,527
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 68 440,218 50,623 1,979
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 83 123,707 27,676 548
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 281 833,191 285,755 7,147
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 45 159,080 33,093 1,212
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 618 712,147 138,530 5,523
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 9 1,157 235 19
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 313 377,877 49,859 1,331
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 181 48,560 13,955 635
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 115 284,553 74,481 3,538
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 2,142 1,899,777 629,318 17,461
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 445 1,027,793 370,223 9,528
54192 Photographic services Taxable 1,401 681,777 194,866 6,067
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 738 254,596 66,598 3,126
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 663 427,181 128,268 2,941
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 89 66,772 25,799 690
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 207 123,435 38,430 1,176
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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