1997 Economic Census:
Bridge Between SIC and NAICS
SIC:   Transportation, communications, and utilities %% **

 
SIC 48:   Communications - Finder by 3-digit SIC
Includes only establishments with payroll. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.            
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SIC Description Establish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
  48     Communications 44,319 349,179,976 1,450,043 64,017,738
481     Telephone 28,783 256,130,797 999,954 46,899,659
482     Telegraph communications 183 177,571 1,483 51,262
483     Radio and television broadcasting 8,789 40,425,210 249,715 9,868,917
484     Cable and other pay television broadcasting 4,679 45,389,578 174,351 6,151,186
489     Communication services, not elsewhere classified 1,885 7,056,820 24,540 1,046,714
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure
%% Data do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation
** Railroad transportation and U.S. Postal Service industries are out of scope for the 1997 Economic Ce

 

SIC 48:   Communications - 4-digit SIC to 6-digit NAICS
Includes only establishments with payroll. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Figures to the left of NAICS codes indicate the percent of NAICS receipts represented by this part; and link to Table 1 where other parts of the NAICS are shown. links to 1997 and 1992 Comparative Statistics for whole SICs.
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
481       Telephone 28,783 256,130,797 999,954 46,899,659
4812     Almost Comparable   Radiotelephone 6,497 38,271,339 147,845 5,950,128
  513321  
Paging
3,427 16,970,204 70,445 2,583,708
99% of 513322
Cellular & other wireless telecommunications
2,712 20,661,622 65,193 3,190,306
  513322 10
Cellular telephone service
2,261 19,055,624 65,193 2,726,368
  513322 20
Specialized (smr) & other mobile radio services
451 1,605,998 8,297 463,938
8% of 513330 10
Resellers - cellular or other wireless service
358 639,513 3,910 176,114
4813     Almost Comparable   Other telephone 22,286 217,859,458 852,109 40,949,531
100% of 513310 10
Wired telecommunications carriers - local & long-distance
20,632 208,612,981 813,944 39,513,278
92% of 513330 20
Resellers - wired telephone service
1,298 6,952,785 26,118 1,008,964
60% of 561421 20
Voice mailbox
356 2,293,692 12,047 427,289
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
482       Telegraph communications 183 177,571 1,483 51,262
4822     Not Comparable   Telegraph communications 183 177,571 1,483 51,262
0% of 513310 20
Wired telecommunications carriers - telegraph service
183 177,571 1,483 51,262
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
483       Radio and television broadcasting 8,789 40,425,210 249,715 9,868,917
4832     Comparable   Radio broadcasting 6,894 10,648,134 126,673 3,604,481
  513111  
Radio networks
303 851,348 5,648 216,563
  513112  
Radio stations
6,591 9,796,786 121,025 3,387,918
4833     Comparable   Television broadcasting 1,895 29,777,076 123,042 6,264,436
  513120  
Television broadcasting
1,895 29,777,076 123,042 6,264,436
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
484       Cable and other pay television broadcasting 4,679 45,389,578 174,351 6,151,186
4841     Comparable   Cable & other pay television broadcasting 4,679 45,389,578 174,351 6,151,186
  513210  
Cable networks
494 10,389,609 26,488 1,358,211
  513220  
Cable & other program distribution
4,185 34,999,969 147,863 4,792,975
SIC NAICS Pt Description Establish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Paid
employees
Annual payroll
($1,000)
489       Communication services, not elsewhere classified 1,885 7,056,820 24,540 1,046,714
4899     Not Comparable   Communication services, n.e.c. 1,885 7,056,820 24,540 1,046,714
1% of 513322 30
Radio dispatch service
247 257,036 2,367 65,287
  513340  
Satellite telecommunications
521 5,096,182 11,931 599,282
  513390  
Other telecommunications
634 1,133,004 6,701 271,319
24% of 812990 30
Pay telephone operators
483 570,598 3,541 110,826
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure
%% Data do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation
** Railroad transportation and U.S. Postal Service industries are out of scope for the 1997 Economic Ce

=sum of NAICS parts listed below the symbol   links to Comparative Statistics for 1992 and 1997
(Bridge complete.) Comparable SIC derivable from NAICS data.
(Drawbridge slightly open.) Almost comparable Sales or receipts from NAICS are within 3% of SIC sales or receipts.
(Drawbridge open.) Not comparable SIC sales or receipts cannot be estimated within 3% from NAICS data.

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics

Last modified: 6/27/00