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


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 23,184 26,240,308 10,448,289 235,025
Exempt 223 489,098 214,975 5,590
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 23,184 26,240,308 10,448,289 235,025
Exempt 223 489,098 214,975 5,590

 

 

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 23,184 26,240,308 10,448,289 235,025
Exempt 223 489,098 214,975 5,590
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 23,184 26,240,308 10,448,289 235,025
Exempt 223 489,098 214,975 5,590
5411 Legal services Taxable 6,992 5,580,290 2,221,578 46,483
Exempt 100 72,479 48,578 1,312
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 6,508 5,369,187 2,147,038 43,766
Exempt 100 72,479 48,578 1,312
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 6,508 5,369,187 2,147,038 43,766
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 100 72,479 48,578 1,312
54119 Other legal services Taxable 484 211,103 74,540 2,717
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 391 158,422 58,926 2,210
541199 All other legal services Taxable 93 52,681 15,614 507
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 3,431 2,296,853 917,365 33,381
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 3,431 2,296,853 917,365 33,381
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 1,962 1,797,164 696,925 17,519
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 440 82,649 29,628 8,145
541214 Payroll services Taxable 110 203,970 100,435 3,413
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 919 213,070 90,377 4,304
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 3,583 6,414,891 2,771,309 58,166
54131 Architectural services Taxable 693 655,071 263,098 6,284
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 2,093 5,312,731 2,314,346 45,337
54134 Drafting services Taxable 71 32,871 19,840 537
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 123 39,363 16,665 693
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 16 5,604 2,173 38
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 324 66,823 28,346 1,213
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 263 302,428 126,841 4,064
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 823 451,068 151,656 4,366
54141 Interior design services Taxable 281 141,426 33,193 1,132
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 48 81,076 50,170 1,343
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 474 219,532 64,449 1,801
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 399 187,244 55,601 1,528
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 72 D D (250-499)
5414303 Medical artists Taxable 3 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 20 9,034 3,844 90
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 2,426 4,858,117 1,931,264 35,029
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 988 1,461,021 718,589 12,866
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 1,084 2,871,129 1,025,232 18,943
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 398 2,270,417 738,560 13,972
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 686 600,712 286,672 4,971
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 60 280,620 117,503 1,960
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 294 245,347 69,940 1,260
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 3,172 3,157,443 1,267,118 25,336
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 2,416 2,648,157 1,072,112 20,464
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 1,101 1,569,802 617,566 11,240
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 635 521,270 249,362 5,003
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 52 65,399 31,646 557
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 314 205,453 108,239 1,964
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 269 250,418 109,477 2,482
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 429 271,190 99,899 1,863
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 145 226,580 84,813 1,847
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 106 59,315 20,472 511
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 333 293,599 106,006 2,714
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 423 215,687 89,000 2,158
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 286 1,105,257 379,398 6,993
Exempt 123 416,619 166,397 4,278
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 252 1,076,169 367,038 6,610
Exempt 79 370,308 150,699 3,874
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 157 517,908 191,785 3,701
Exempt 22 135,877 46,116 1,151
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 95 558,261 175,253 2,909
Exempt 57 234,431 104,583 2,723
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 34 29,088 12,360 383
Exempt 44 46,311 15,698 404
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 1,499 1,704,908 562,372 15,739
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 570 477,192 204,723 4,601
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 169 103,865 41,904 1,061
54183 Media buying services Taxable 37 25,719 11,760 468
54184 Media representatives Taxable 102 161,762 49,742 1,165
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 44 62,606 21,531 498
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 58 99,156 28,211 667
54185 Display advertising Taxable 79 147,895 32,628 807
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 20 26,151 6,478 163
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 59 121,744 26,150 644
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 171 538,319 175,073 5,598
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 22 16,507 4,113 242
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 349 233,649 42,429 1,797
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 189 178,164 26,833 936
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 116 23,365 5,838 314
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 42 D D (500-999)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 972 671,481 246,229 9,532
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 150 437,441 181,319 5,626
54192 Photographic services Taxable 678 186,736 47,557 3,152
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 544 148,011 36,769 2,721
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 134 38,725 10,788 431
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 19 5,197 1,233 55
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 125 42,107 16,120 699
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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