1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Fairfax County, VA


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.
More
data
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  54 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 4,748 11,813,433 4,743,556 88,929
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 4,748 11,813,433 4,743,556 88,929

 

 

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 4,748 11,813,433 4,743,556 88,929
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 4,748 11,813,433 4,743,556 88,929
5411 Legal services Taxable 447 318,962 137,991 2,560
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 400 301,674 131,293 2,375
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 400 301,674 131,293 2,375
54119 Other legal services Taxable 47 17,288 6,698 185
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 34 14,391 5,575 148
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 441 418,925 183,153 5,057
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 441 418,925 183,153 5,057
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 246 326,554 126,587 2,761
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 47 10,739 4,233 771
541214 Payroll services Taxable 13 53,710 37,781 1,062
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 135 27,922 14,552 463
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 729 2,301,643 1,011,806 19,534
54131 Architectural services Taxable 108 101,878 43,604 877
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 553 2,133,915 940,794 17,835
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 29 7,459 4,315 90
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 14 10,558 3,796 92
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 19 46,989 18,906 630
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 170 60,295 18,483 589
54141 Interior design services Taxable 75 25,868 6,275 251
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 6 D D (20-99)
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 87 27,464 9,545 276
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 81 26,111 8,960 260
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 1,425 6,190,388 2,291,677 39,573
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 575 2,419,702 998,356 16,361
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 653 3,323,414 1,084,552 19,410
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 228 2,604,178 738,246 13,087
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 425 719,236 346,306 6,323
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 51 248,376 110,837 2,011
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 146 198,896 97,932 1,791
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 1,032 1,181,143 584,592 11,036
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 788 934,082 473,751 8,776
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 398 711,938 371,826 6,555
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 136 78,500 38,331 563
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 10 D D (20-99)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 48 33,782 19,775 311
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 78 D D (100-249)
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 189 91,222 37,638 819
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 28 28,847 15,876 347
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 37 23,575 10,080 492
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 61 120,265 56,372 1,310
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 183 126,796 54,469 950
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 132 1,013,647 404,518 7,507
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 115 997,021 398,494 7,373
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 95 D D (5000-9999)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 20 D D (250-499)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 17 16,626 6,024 134
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 250 256,258 84,009 2,288
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 62 62,824 28,618 507
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 66 29,974 8,732 178
54184 Media representatives Taxable 14 11,048 3,968 79
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 55 117,907 34,882 1,257
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 38 28,534 5,579 144
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 16 D D (20-99)
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 16 D D (20-99)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 122 72,172 27,327 785
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 36 38,787 17,691 444
54192 Photographic services Taxable 60 13,823 3,928 215
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 40 10,574 3,216 182
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 20 3,249 712 33
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 11 2,599 368 15
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 15 16,963 5,340 111
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

Top: subsector table All-sector table
Data in formats for downloading
Publications (page images) including city data PDF

Source: 1997 Economic Census

Last modified: 2/ 8/01   Questions?