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


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 8,812 6,911,779 2,686,615 72,225
Exempt 65 121,779 39,119 1,343
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 8,812 6,911,779 2,686,615 72,225
Exempt 65 121,779 39,119 1,343

 

 

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 8,812 6,911,779 2,686,615 72,225
Exempt 65 121,779 39,119 1,343
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 8,812 6,911,779 2,686,615 72,225
Exempt 65 121,779 39,119 1,343
5411 Legal services Taxable 2,593 1,313,122 447,474 12,572
Exempt 23 13,771 7,961 247
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 2,457 1,257,337 426,321 11,873
Exempt 23 13,771 7,961 247
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 2,457 1,257,337 426,321 11,873
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 23 13,771 7,961 247
54119 Other legal services Taxable 136 55,785 21,153 699
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 120 50,236 19,626 645
541199 All other legal services Taxable 16 5,549 1,527 54
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,506 654,787 275,541 11,830
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,506 654,787 275,541 11,830
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 876 457,638 187,960 5,427
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 209 41,866 13,919 3,375
541214 Payroll services Taxable 41 56,850 32,533 1,397
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 380 98,433 41,129 1,631
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,463 1,721,443 759,041 17,174
54131 Architectural services Taxable 296 292,064 116,769 2,623
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 791 1,280,165 580,639 12,281
54134 Drafting services Taxable 23 6,613 3,047 105
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 26 3,298 1,096 55
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 5 375 178 9
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 237 53,196 22,979 1,088
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 85 85,732 34,333 1,013
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 357 192,546 47,775 1,556
54141 Interior design services Taxable 136 68,323 12,391 458
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 17 22,903 9,442 261
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 200 100,660 25,825 825
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 175 94,046 23,645 750
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 23 D D (20-99)
5414303 Medical artists Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 4 660 117 12
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 654 810,806 305,900 6,827
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 268 348,155 168,893 3,078
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 295 241,067 85,796 2,113
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 142 179,748 62,612 1,481
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 153 61,319 23,184 632
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 25 D D (1000-2499)
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 66 D D (250-499)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 1,048 742,454 304,300 7,447
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 803 603,990 255,391 6,166
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 382 325,260 146,827 2,937
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 173 97,243 46,051 1,289
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 8 25,462 11,592 267
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 84 33,913 18,074 612
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 81 37,868 16,385 410
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 146 79,146 23,372 957
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 53 80,500 28,543 715
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 49 21,841 10,598 268
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 111 99,560 34,347 898
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 134 38,904 14,562 383
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 73 D D (5000-9999)
Exempt 42 108,008 31,158 1,096
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 63 D D (5000-9999)
Exempt 26 D D (250-499)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 37 D D (5000-9999)
Exempt 6 D D (20-99)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 26 D D (250-499)
Exempt 20 19,914 8,887 334
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 10 D D (20-99)
Exempt 16 D D (500-999)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 664 609,563 191,535 5,889
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 215 184,973 78,177 1,711
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 84 52,263 19,210 529
54183 Media buying services Taxable 24 10,770 6,539 117
54184 Media representatives Taxable 31 80,630 28,048 691
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 8 2,896 535 16
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 23 77,734 27,513 675
54185 Display advertising Taxable 61 93,509 18,187 1,066
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 14 16,720 3,378 671
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 47 76,789 14,809 395
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 51 70,065 17,913 769
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 10 6,791 2,190 96
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 188 110,562 21,271 910
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 88 79,984 13,134 464
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 83 16,695 4,571 320
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 16 D D (100-249)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 454 D D (2500-4999)
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 54 39,387 22,476 870
54192 Photographic services Taxable 354 131,132 45,061 2,163
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 308 118,518 41,147 2,018
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 46 12,614 3,914 145
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 7 D D (20-99)
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 39 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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