1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
King County, WA


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 6,767 6,900,380 2,784,936 61,617
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 6,767 6,900,380 2,784,936 61,617

 

 

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 6,767 6,900,380 2,784,936 61,617
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 6,767 6,900,380 2,784,936 61,617
5411 Legal services Taxable 1,529 1,409,160 580,449 10,734
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 1,507 1,385,674 565,206 10,421
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 1,507 1,385,674 565,206 10,421
54119 Other legal services Taxable 22 23,486 15,243 313
541199 All other legal services Taxable 14 21,492 14,592 293
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 900 617,929 267,510 8,628
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 900 617,929 267,510 8,628
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 527 435,061 171,617 3,661
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 79 12,960 4,529 687
541214 Payroll services Taxable 31 D D (2500-4999)
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 263 D D (1000-2499)
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,234 1,630,245 704,109 14,491
54131 Architectural services Taxable 396 377,420 140,072 3,236
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 673 1,137,505 510,253 9,591
54134 Drafting services Taxable 19 D D (20-99)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 39 7,407 3,155 114
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 4 D D (250-499)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 56 19,251 8,951 277
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 47 60,102 30,036 879
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 332 151,026 49,043 1,300
54141 Interior design services Taxable 92 D D (250-499)
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 12 D D (20-99)
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 219 94,857 34,829 862
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 191 90,085 33,492 805
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 28 4,772 1,337 57
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 9 D D (20-99)
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 934 1,448,741 551,027 9,505
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 458 443,097 245,952 4,281
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 355 855,231 257,476 4,439
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 111 432,026 131,051 2,391
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 244 423,205 126,425 2,048
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 11 D D (250-499)
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 110 D D (500-999)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 1,040 677,159 285,688 5,397
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 762 518,085 211,150 3,767
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 348 244,474 97,195 1,456
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 194 173,097 79,591 1,634
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 10 70,080 28,475 478
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 104 44,325 22,656 606
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 80 58,692 28,460 550
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 156 62,369 19,110 412
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 37 D D (100-249)
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 27 D D (20-99)
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 108 77,311 32,618 794
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 170 81,763 41,920 836
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 124 295,042 117,034 2,250
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 113 D D (1000-2499)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 57 D D (500-999)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 56 D D (1000-2499)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 427 528,016 178,548 7,156
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 136 138,672 63,461 1,302
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 97 48,795 21,448 441
54183 Media buying services Taxable 11 8,997 2,912 70
54184 Media representatives Taxable 37 30,664 10,851 378
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 19 D D (250-499)
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 18 D D (100-249)
54185 Display advertising Taxable 15 D D (250-499)
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 9 D D (100-249)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 6 D D (100-249)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 39 77,034 18,025 579
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 87 D D (2500-4999)
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 3 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 34 D D (250-499)
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 34 D D (20-99)
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 16 D D (2500-4999)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 247 143,062 51,528 2,156
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 48 64,840 30,821 1,233
54192 Photographic services Taxable 155 52,881 16,502 781
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 88 29,815 10,611 549
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 67 23,066 5,891 232
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 16 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 28 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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