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


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 9,281 6,398,934 2,542,313 70,689
Exempt 62 39,301 17,842 547
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 9,281 6,398,934 2,542,313 70,689
Exempt 62 39,301 17,842 547

 

 

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 9,281 6,398,934 2,542,313 70,689
Exempt 62 39,301 17,842 547
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 9,281 6,398,934 2,542,313 70,689
Exempt 62 39,301 17,842 547
5411 Legal services Taxable 2,414 1,422,092 630,076 14,887
Exempt 25 11,607 7,048 210
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 2,210 1,334,157 594,426 13,460
Exempt 25 11,607 7,048 210
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 2,210 1,334,157 594,426 13,460
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 25 11,607 7,048 210
54119 Other legal services Taxable 204 87,935 35,650 1,427
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 182 81,266 34,215 1,347
541199 All other legal services Taxable 22 6,669 1,435 80
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,657 789,127 332,325 14,876
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 1,657 789,127 332,325 14,876
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 808 597,666 252,244 7,596
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 303 42,362 15,554 3,048
541214 Payroll services Taxable 36 46,957 22,037 1,988
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 510 102,142 42,490 2,244
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 1,550 1,392,531 581,446 14,616
54131 Architectural services Taxable 286 217,008 86,594 2,125
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 903 1,003,628 421,519 9,747
54134 Drafting services Taxable 30 D D (100-249)
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 68 17,486 8,870 321
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 169 62,217 28,142 1,132
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 93 84,655 32,446 1,174
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 404 233,820 75,744 2,127
54141 Interior design services Taxable 121 48,201 9,203 459
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 26 69,658 26,303 448
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 246 113,187 39,614 1,190
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 194 99,298 35,014 1,017
5414302 Commercial art Taxable 51 D D (100-249)
5414303 Medical artists Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
54149 Other specialized design services Taxable 11 2,774 624 30
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 853 851,472 356,662 7,321
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 364 329,865 172,568 3,162
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 395 449,579 167,074 3,724
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 155 362,982 125,616 2,728
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 240 86,597 41,458 996
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 9 D D (100-249)
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 85 D D (100-249)
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 1,104 601,364 233,045 5,418
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 843 513,955 198,652 4,329
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 360 248,912 96,523 1,975
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 240 114,418 49,512 1,024
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 5 D D (100-249)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 113 D D (250-499)
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 122 47,848 17,076 428
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 150 98,964 31,004 825
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 53 38,945 16,167 390
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 40 12,716 5,446 115
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 98 45,587 18,378 564
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 163 41,822 16,015 525
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 77 163,525 68,147 1,729
Exempt 37 27,694 10,794 337
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 68 150,030 59,927 1,504
Exempt 27 24,950 9,846 312
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 33 58,734 19,736 420
Exempt 10 6,152 1,925 56
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 35 91,296 40,191 1,084
Exempt 17 18,798 7,921 256
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 9 13,495 8,220 225
Exempt 10 2,744 948 25
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 711 767,152 207,389 6,564
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 277 227,805 101,569 2,479
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 86 38,771 15,432 401
54183 Media buying services Taxable 7 2,088 551 15
54184 Media representatives Taxable 26 22,625 5,636 187
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 10 5,293 1,953 102
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 16 17,332 3,683 85
54185 Display advertising Taxable 45 91,304 16,837 928
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 12 D D (500-999)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 33 D D (250-499)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 50 137,811 30,169 1,072
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 8 7,478 2,319 252
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 212 239,270 34,876 1,230
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 3 227 87 22
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 118 221,751 29,976 972
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 78 13,478 3,951 192
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 13 3,814 862 44
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 511 177,851 57,479 3,151
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 51 37,084 14,581 1,171
54192 Photographic services Taxable 386 95,719 25,789 1,514
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 308 68,090 17,239 1,166
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 78 27,629 8,550 348
54193 Translation & interpretation services Taxable 10 2,913 931 36
54194 Veterinary Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 64 42,135 16,178 430
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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