1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
South Carolina


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 6,576 6,820,930 1,850,524 47,679
Exempt 53 55,169 12,468 375
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 6,576 6,820,930 1,850,524 47,679
Exempt 53 55,169 12,468 375

 

 

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 6,576 6,820,930 1,850,524 47,679
Exempt 53 55,169 12,468 375
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 6,576 6,820,930 1,850,524 47,679
Exempt 53 55,169 12,468 375
5411 Legal services Taxable 2,165 1,162,465 468,959 11,256
Exempt 39 D D (100-249)
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 2,095 1,148,281 464,727 11,060
Exempt 39 D D (100-249)
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 2,095 1,148,281 464,727 11,060
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 39 D D (100-249)
54119 Other legal services Taxable 70 14,184 4,232 196
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 52 12,080 3,468 159
541199 All other legal services Taxable 18 2,104 764 37
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,180 333,446 141,113 8,301
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,180 333,446 141,113 8,301
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 575 222,496 92,413 3,043
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 258 36,296 11,065 2,626
541214 Payroll services Taxable 35 21,710 13,599 845
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 312 52,944 24,036 1,787
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,139 4,161,254 809,915 16,571
54131 Architectural services Taxable 229 141,394 61,209 1,337
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 577 3,909,131 697,539 13,255
54134 Drafting services Taxable 19 D D (20-99)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 23 2,897 1,186 48
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 1 D D (20-99)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 230 44,679 21,543 1,060
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 60 56,031 24,672 728
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 194 64,693 14,153 549
54141 Interior design services Taxable 105 42,192 6,150 317
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 7 5,413 3,619 57
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 78 16,694 4,309 167
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 64 15,179 3,961 148
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 14 1,515 348 19
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 4 394 75 8
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 459 413,772 180,330 3,517
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 198 203,950 95,164 1,634
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 222 195,905 79,424 1,729
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 100 143,096 53,677 1,237
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 122 52,809 25,747 492
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 8 9,759 3,703 94
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 31 4,158 2,039 60
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 750 326,997 138,231 3,245
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 564 264,521 116,257 2,624
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 225 127,130 59,210 1,214
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 164 53,996 26,023 717
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 92 31,689 16,179 465
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 70 D D (100-249)
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 100 52,546 16,969 405
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 38 24,601 11,519 220
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 37 6,248 2,536 68
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 72 34,985 10,986 369
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 114 27,491 10,988 252
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 36 36,272 8,566 244
Exempt 14 D D (100-249)
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 31 34,446 7,809 221
Exempt 7 D D (100-249)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 15 11,805 3,412 99
Exempt 6 D D (100-249)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 16 22,641 4,397 122
Exempt 1 D D (20-99)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 5 1,826 757 23
Exempt 7 D D (20-99)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 385 244,965 69,252 2,630
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 133 76,351 33,580 872
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 41 12,011 5,204 108
54183 Media buying services Taxable 5 2,502 1,318 30
54184 Media representatives Taxable 16 5,880 2,241 77
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 10 3,884 1,428 53
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 6 1,996 813 24
54185 Display advertising Taxable 44 69,677 10,953 687
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 7 D D (250-499)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 37 D D (250-499)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 32 28,620 6,368 333
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 4 703 131 8
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 110 49,221 9,457 515
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 4 1,150 463 60
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 43 30,746 4,583 197
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 56 12,984 3,830 234
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 7 4,341 581 24
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 268 77,066 20,005 1,366
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 30 19,045 5,655 370
54192 Photographic services Taxable 204 44,920 11,103 896
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 172 32,396 7,682 629
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 32 12,524 3,421 267
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 32 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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