1997 Economic Census:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
West Virginia


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 2,517 1,166,855 395,183 15,714
Exempt 44 69,763 24,329 748
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 2,517 1,166,855 395,183 15,714
Exempt 44 69,763 24,329 748

 

 

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 2,517 1,166,855 395,183 15,714
Exempt 44 69,763 24,329 748
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 2,517 1,166,855 395,183 15,714
Exempt 44 69,763 24,329 748
5411 Legal services Taxable 981 514,618 138,145 4,814
Exempt 27 11,328 6,330 209
54111 Offices of lawyers Taxable 966 512,131 137,276 4,770
Exempt 27 11,328 6,330 209
5411101 Offices of lawyers (except legal aid societies) Taxable 966 512,131 137,276 4,770
5411102 Legal aid societies & similar legal services Exempt 27 11,328 6,330 209
54119 Other legal services Taxable 15 2,487 869 44
541191 Title abstract & settlement offices Taxable 9 2,011 753 32
541199 All other legal services Taxable 6 476 116 12
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 512 147,470 56,775 3,353
54121 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services Taxable 512 147,470 56,775 3,353
541211 Offices of certified public accountants Taxable 276 106,645 40,214 1,498
541213 Tax return preparation services Taxable 83 14,939 4,558 1,063
541214 Payroll services Taxable 10 3,107 1,742 135
541219 Other accounting services Taxable 143 22,779 10,261 657
5413 Architectural, engineering, & related services Taxable 439 225,906 100,854 3,532
54131 Architectural services Taxable 45 22,702 9,428 222
54132 Landscape Architectural Services (not covered in the Economic Census) N N N N
54133 Engineering services Taxable 214 146,971 66,557 2,149
54134 Drafting services Taxable 9 2,248 950 38
54135 Building inspection services Taxable 11 1,651 610 36
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services Taxable 5 2,797 1,779 39
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services Taxable 92 12,886 5,497 371
54138 Testing laboratories Taxable 63 36,651 16,033 677
5414 Specialized design services Taxable 38 13,055 3,305 152
54141 Interior design services Taxable 21 6,568 1,358 84
54142 Industrial design services Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
54143 Graphic design services Taxable 15 D D (20-99)
5414301 Graphic design services (except commercial art & medical artists) Taxable 15 D D (20-99)
5415 Computer systems design & related services Taxable 100 79,011 29,692 799
541511 Custom computer programming services Taxable 41 20,779 8,806 298
541512 Computer systems design services Taxable 42 49,818 17,163 403
5415121 Computer systems integrators Taxable 25 42,021 13,812 328
5415122 Computer systems consultants (except systems integrators) Taxable 17 7,797 3,351 75
541513 Computer facilities management services Taxable 9 7,442 3,341 82
541519 Other computer related services Taxable 8 972 382 16
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services Taxable 192 70,179 29,699 1,198
54161 Management consulting services Taxable 139 46,101 21,871 927
541611 Administrative management & general management consulting service Taxable 65 30,436 14,475 487
541612 Human resources & executive search consulting services Taxable 25 7,785 4,032 174
5416121 Actuarial consulting Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
5416122 Executive placement services Taxable 8 D D (20-99)
5416123 Human resources & personnel management consulting Taxable 15 D D (20-99)
541613 Marketing consulting services Taxable 29 5,266 2,357 203
541614 Process, physical distribution, & logistics consulting services Taxable 6 558 265 10
541618 Other management consulting services Taxable 14 2,056 742 53
54162 Environmental consulting services Taxable 21 15,197 6,013 201
54169 Other scientific & technical consulting services Taxable 32 8,881 1,815 70
5417 Scientific research & development services Taxable 14 25,027 6,871 203
Exempt 17 58,435 17,999 539
54171 R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences Taxable 13 D D (100-249)
Exempt 11 D D (250-499)
5417101 R&D in the physical & engineering sciences Taxable 10 D D (100-249)
Exempt 6 D D (100-249)
5417102 Research & development in the life sciences Taxable 3 D D (20-99)
Exempt 5 D D (250-499)
54172 Research & development in the social sciences & humanities Taxable 1 D D (1-19)
Exempt 6 D D (20-99)
5418 Advertising & related services Taxable 120 60,868 21,182 779
54181 Advertising agencies Taxable 29 15,369 6,227 206
54182 Public relations agencies Taxable 19 8,576 3,865 97
54183 Media buying services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54184 Media representatives Taxable 12 4,787 1,675 92
5418401 Radio & television advertising representatives Taxable 6 D D (20-99)
5418402 Publishers' advertising representatives Taxable 6 D D (1-19)
54185 Display advertising Taxable 15 8,664 1,890 109
5418501 Display advertising (except outdoor) Taxable 2 D D (20-99)
5418502 Outdoor advertising services Taxable 13 D D (20-99)
54186 Direct mail advertising Taxable 7 12,785 4,189 132
54187 Advertising material distribution services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
54189 Other services related to advertising Taxable 34 9,611 3,035 127
5418901 Welcoming services Taxable 2 D D (1-19)
5418902 Advertising specialties goods distributor Taxable 11 D D (20-99)
5418903 Sign painting & lettering shop Taxable 18 7,159 2,714 89
5418909 All other advertising Taxable 3 D D (1-19)
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services Taxable 121 30,721 8,660 884
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling Taxable 6 7,601 2,389 363
54192 Photographic services Taxable 98 21,377 5,703 435
541921 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 95 D D (250-499)
541922 Commercial photography Taxable 3 D D (20-99)
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 15 D D (20-99)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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