1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Rhode Island


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 2,349 1,418,099 541,537 14,866
Exempt 28 20,175 9,551 195
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 2,349 1,418,099 541,537 14,866
Exempt 28 20,175 9,551 195

 

 

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 2,349 1,418,099 541,537 14,866
Exempt 28 20,175 9,551 195
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 2,349 1,418,099 541,537 14,866
Exempt 28 20,175 9,551 195
5411 Legal services Taxable 746 393,509 143,435 3,522
Exempt 12 3,726 2,242 67
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 730 383,481 139,570 3,384
Exempt 12 3,726 2,242 67
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 730 383,481 139,570 3,384
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 12 3,726 2,242 67
54119 Other legal services Taxable 16 10,028 3,865 138
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 14 D D (100-249)
541199 All other legal services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 378 187,601 84,495 3,414
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 378 187,601 84,495 3,414
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 240 112,991 42,844 1,338
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 29 5,068 1,953 425
541214 Payroll services Taxable 14 D D (1000-2499)
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 95 D D (250-499)
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 345 310,469 125,609 3,149
54131 Architectural services Taxable 75 32,226 12,588 341
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 204 258,280 104,390 2,518
54134 Drafting services Taxable 6 D D (1-19)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 8 D D (20-99)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 29 6,779 3,075 118
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 23 11,594 4,959 141
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 130 40,587 12,759 413
54141 Interior design services Taxable 36 15,388 4,755 173
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 8 2,907 451 10
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 80 21,686 7,376 218
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 68 20,095 6,636 196
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 12 1,591 740 22
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 6 606 177 12
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 245 216,167 73,394 1,633
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 103 32,389 15,450 342
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 112 101,194 39,274 766
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 42 71,400 26,135 503
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 70 29,794 13,139 263
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 9 70,473 15,076 478
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 21 12,111 3,594 47
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 242 100,694 43,955 1,111
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 193 78,957 35,943 921
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 80 25,688 11,312 218
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 59 35,049 19,123 545
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 25 D D (250-499)
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 32 19,579 9,378 189
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 40 11,303 4,030 103
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 10 D D (20-99)
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 4 D D (1-19)
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 19 D D (100-249)
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 30 D D (20-99)
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 29 42,564 23,325 534
Exempt 16 16,449 7,309 128
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 23 40,049 22,059 506
Exempt 11 12,831 5,707 74
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 16 17,956 6,042 135
Exempt 3 D D (20-99)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 7 22,093 16,017 371
Exempt 8 D D (20-99)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 6 2,515 1,266 28
Exempt 5 3,618 1,602 54
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 132 90,521 24,301 635
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 52 40,992 14,730 329
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 19 4,551 1,382 46
54183 Media buying services Taxable 4 4,670 1,156 23
54184 Media representatives Taxable 7 2,216 748 28
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 3 D D (20-99)
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 4 D D (1-19)
54185 Display advertising Taxable 7 D D (20-99)
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 5 D D (20-99)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 6 D D (20-99)
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 37 D D (100-249)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 19 17,727 2,969 78
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 14 D D (20-99)
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 4 D D (1-19)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 102 35,987 10,264 455
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 11 9,027 2,207 69
54192 Photographic services Taxable 79 21,822 5,908 325
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 57 16,767 4,679 286
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 22 5,055 1,229 39
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 2 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 10 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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