1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Massachusetts
1987 SIC Basis: Service Industries

 
Service Industries by Major Group (2-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 53,392 46,552 14.7 59,619,241 38,949,158 53.1 703,699 545,398 29.0 23,414,817 15,103,463 55.0
Exempt 7,870 7,238 8.7 19,950,084 16,940,368 17.8 312,015 301,766 3.4 8,650,878 7,698,335 12.4
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,134 979 15.8 D 1,554,096 N (25k-49999) 29,809 N D 458,737 N
Exempt 35 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
72 Personal services Taxable 5,766 5,622 2.6 1,452,051 1,203,203 20.7 33,750 32,679 3.3 498,476 410,893 21.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
73 Business services Taxable 11,267 8,010 40.7 D 11,425,696 N (100,000+) 172,803 N D 4,424,323 N
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 4,440 4,082 8.8 D 1,802,233 N (10k-24999) 18,834 N D 390,052 N
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 1,393 1,487 -6.3 D 670,953 N (5000-9999) 7,945 N D 206,893 N
78 Motion pictures Taxable 957 861 11.1 D 618,570 N (5000-9999) 7,264 N D 97,125 N
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,886 1,694 11.3 1,497,701 979,023 53.0 22,941 19,268 19.1 500,007 364,870 37.0
Exempt 522 380 37.4 511,356 323,772 57.9 9,931 6,328 56.9 185,643 117,941 57.4
80 Health services Taxable 10,580 10,602 -0.2 D 7,626,190 N (100,000+) 127,237 N D 3,544,287 N
Exempt 1,389 744 86.7 13,671,548 11,670,553 17.1 205,178 196,203 4.6 6,340,900 5,580,542 13.6
81 Legal services Taxable 4,905 4,462 9.9 3,826,748 3,267,741 17.1 28,395 27,606 2.9 1,401,610 1,171,659 19.6
Exempt 81 41 97.6 51,896 29,437 76.3 663 569 16.5 20,731 16,785 23.5
82 Educational services Taxable 678 448 51.3 D 247,051 N (5000-9999) 3,606 N D 71,694 N
Exempt 297 333 -10.8 D 215,417 N (2500-4999) 3,582 N D 59,827 N
83 Social services Taxable 1,376 1,225 12.3 D 317,693 N (10k-24999) 11,353 N D 152,917 N
Exempt 3,521 3,473 1.4 2,942,481 2,192,334 34.2 64,639 60,267 7.3 1,171,781 929,556 26.1
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 20 8 150.0 D 2,087 N (20-99) 27 N D r N
Exempt 210 151 39.1 222,910 130,308 71.1 3,589 2,980 20.4 70,563 51,468 37.1
86 Membership organizations Taxable 26 N N 161,915 N N 1,874 N N 33,701 N N
Exempt 1,590 1,744 -8.8 874,207 760,726 14.9 13,773 15,550 -11.4 267,276 246,320 8.5
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 8,523 6,635 28.5 13,357,801 8,993,390 48.5 106,376 84,261 26.2 5,450,174 3,708,944 46.9
Exempt 225 N N 1,348,110 N N 10,643 N N 520,829 N N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 428 N N 235,792 N N 2,638 N N 98,666 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Service Industries by Industry (4-digit SIC)
Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. An alternate display has fewer columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 53,392 46,552 14.7 59,619,241 38,949,158 53.1 703,699 545,398 29.0 23,414,817 15,103,463 55.0
Exempt 7,870 7,238 8.7 19,950,084 16,940,368 17.8 312,015 301,766 3.4 8,650,878 7,698,335 12.4
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,134 979 15.8 D 1,554,096 N (25k-49999) 29,809 N D 458,737 N
Exempt 35 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 926 810 14.3 D 1,506,826 N (25k-49999) 29,293 N D 447,301 N
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 61 75 -18.7 11,230 12,133 -7.4 168 233 -27.9 2,313 2,956 -21.8
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 147 94 56.4 71,358 35,137 103.1 625 283 120.8 19,695 8,480 132.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 35 32 9.4 D 5,597 N (20-99) 66 N D 662 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
72 Personal services Taxable 5,766 5,622 2.6 1,452,051 1,203,203 20.7 33,750 32,679 3.3 498,476 410,893 21.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 1,473 1,422 3.6 528,190 443,035 19.2 10,939 10,166 7.6 172,265 148,804 15.8
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 257 200 28.5 65,383 55,751 17.3 1,035 1,096 -5.6 16,883 14,721 14.7
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 2,814 2,812 0.1 D 338,666 N (10k-24999) 12,246 N D 142,056 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 107 123 -13.0 D 8,505 N (250-499) 298 N D r N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 32 38 -15.8 D 4,115 N (20-99) 116 N D 1,606 N
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 460 460 0.0 247,108 204,243 21.0 1,950 1,832 6.4 61,879 50,769 21.9
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 623 559 11.4 D 147,021 N (5000-9999) 6,862 N D 48,181 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
73 Business services Taxable 11,267 8,010 40.7 D 11,425,696 N (100,000+) 172,803 N D 4,424,323 N
731 Advertising Taxable 520 485 7.2 D 465,857 N (5000-9999) 3,962 N D 187,078 N
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 123 143 -14.0 D 113,958 N (1000-2499) 2,029 N D 45,972 N
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 950 841 13.0 D 481,093 N (5000-9999) 6,062 N D 153,617 N
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 1,529 1,327 15.2 D 528,337 N (25k-49999) 23,397 N D 281,236 N
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 544 480 13.3 D 694,001 N (2500-4999) 5,985 N D 120,288 N
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 1,241 886 40.1 D 1,190,642 N (50k-99999) 53,058 N D 827,300 N
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 4,134 2,151 92.2 D 6,523,555 N (50k-99999) 47,987 N D 2,236,526 N
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 2,226 1,697 31.2 D 1,428,253 N (25k-49999) 30,323 N D 572,306 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 4,440 4,082 8.8 D 1,802,233 N (10k-24999) 18,834 N D 390,052 N
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 246 267 -7.9 675,548 549,447 23.0 3,515 3,099 13.4 105,236 71,679 46.8
752 Automobile parking Taxable 203 282 -28.0 210,368 108,921 93.1 2,936 1,617 81.6 33,463 23,522 42.3
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 3,462 3,090 12.0 D 1,007,022 N (10k-24999) 11,564 N D 256,332 N
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 529 443 19.4 222,123 136,843 62.3 4,057 2,554 58.8 66,589 38,519 72.9
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 1,393 1,487 -6.3 D 670,953 N (5000-9999) 7,945 N D 206,893 N
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 405 418 -3.1 D 251,395 N (2500-4999) 3,073 N D 84,364 N
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 53 52 1.9 11,943 9,569 24.8 152 137 10.9 3,083 2,597 18.7
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 154 141 9.2 30,293 22,155 36.7 530 417 27.1 10,117 7,281 39.0
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 781 876 -10.8 458,834 387,834 18.3 4,640 4,318 7.5 144,449 112,651 28.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
78 Motion pictures Taxable 957 861 11.1 D 618,570 N (5000-9999) 7,264 N D 97,125 N
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 270 165 63.6 D 121,207 N (1000-2499) 1,309 N D 43,904 N
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 29 34 -14.7 D 212,956 N (100-249) 227 N D 6,679 N
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 132 137 -3.6 197,911 154,966 27.7 2,970 2,473 20.1 24,770 20,072 23.4
784 Video tape rental Taxable 526 525 0.2 184,398 129,441 42.5 3,966 3,255 21.8 34,485 26,470 30.3
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,886 1,694 11.3 1,497,701 979,023 53.0 22,941 19,268 19.1 500,007 364,870 37.0
Exempt 522 380 37.4 511,356 323,772 57.9 9,931 6,328 56.9 185,643 117,941 57.4
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 153 130 17.7 D 17,434 N (500-999) 587 N D 5,170 N
Exempt 9 N N 1,908 N N 47 N N 514 N N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 191 142 34.5 D 120,235 N (1000-2499) 1,110 N D 24,881 N
Exempt 118 93 26.9 D 119,362 N (2500-4999) 2,280 N D 41,097 N
793 Bowling centers Taxable 111 120 -7.5 42,965 42,366 1.4 1,282 1,224 4.7 12,275 12,494 -1.8
794 Commercial sports Taxable 67 65 3.1 454,980 N N 2,246 2,158 4.1 213,557 157,968 35.2
Exempt 1 N N D N N (20-99) N N D N N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,364 1,237 10.3 779,162 578,344 34.7 17,044 14,189 20.1 224,711 164,357 36.7
Exempt 394 287 37.3 325,032 204,410 59.0 6,828 4,048 68.7 129,025 76,844 67.9
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
80 Health services Taxable 10,580 10,602 -0.2 D 7,626,190 N (100,000+) 127,237 N D 3,544,287 N
Exempt 1,389 744 86.7 13,671,548 11,670,553 17.1 205,178 196,203 4.6 6,340,900 5,580,542 13.6
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 4,119 4,524 -9.0 D 3,103,826 N (25k-49999) 31,265 N D 1,562,174 N
Exempt 34 N N D N N (5000-9999) N N D N N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 2,929 2,941 -0.4 1,343,014 992,382 35.3 17,635 15,690 12.4 507,971 366,668 38.5
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 56 40 40.0 19,524 10,746 81.7 296 149 98.7 7,982 4,069 96.2
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 1,949 1,679 16.1 791,058 463,560 70.6 10,877 6,505 67.2 320,323 155,358 106.2
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 536 557 -3.8 2,274,937 1,724,607 31.9 54,540 48,882 11.6 1,144,917 911,186 25.7
Exempt 772 N N 1,054,605 N N 27,804 N N 538,051 N N
806 Hospitals Taxable 23 19 21.1 509,686 272,389 87.1 8,984 4,916 82.8 216,217 141,334 53.0
Exempt 120 141 -14.9 10,456,713 9,442,398 10.7 139,988 154,068 -9.1 4,647,718 4,455,037 4.3
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 351 367 -4.4 527,731 484,330 9.0 5,234 5,304 -1.3 187,727 163,044 15.1
808 Home health care services Taxable 352 178 97.8 650,269 300,928 116.1 21,396 10,876 96.7 361,253 139,254 159.4
Exempt 131 127 3.1 563,418 361,658 55.8 15,053 9,892 52.2 329,173 193,688 70.0
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 265 297 -10.8 D 273,422 N (2500-4999) 3,650 N D 101,200 N
Exempt 332 N N D N N (10k-24999) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
81 Legal services Taxable 4,905 4,462 9.9 3,826,748 3,267,741 17.1 28,395 27,606 2.9 1,401,610 1,171,659 19.6
Exempt 81 41 97.6 51,896 29,437 76.3 663 569 16.5 20,731 16,785 23.5
811 Legal services Taxable 4,905 4,462 9.9 3,826,748 3,267,741 17.1 28,395 27,606 2.9 1,401,610 1,171,659 19.6
Exempt 81 41 97.6 51,896 29,437 76.3 663 569 16.5 20,731 16,785 23.5
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
82 Educational services Taxable 678 448 51.3 D 247,051 N (5000-9999) 3,606 N D 71,694 N
Exempt 297 333 -10.8 D 215,417 N (2500-4999) 3,582 N D 59,827 N
823 Libraries % Taxable 76 N N 28,345 N N 622 N N 13,015 N N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
824 Vocational schools Taxable 193 111 73.9 D 72,417 N (2500-4999) 1,063 N D 25,448 N
Exempt 47 42 11.9 D 23,713 N (500-999) 590 N D 10,426 N
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 409 335 22.1 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
Exempt 250 224 11.6 297,257 167,574 77.4 2,952 2,398 23.1 63,401 40,284 57.4
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
83 Social services Taxable 1,376 1,225 12.3 D 317,693 N (10k-24999) 11,353 N D 152,917 N
Exempt 3,521 3,473 1.4 2,942,481 2,192,334 34.2 64,639 60,267 7.3 1,171,781 929,556 26.1
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 181 138 31.2 140,286 56,906 146.5 2,585 1,884 37.2 56,398 29,138 93.6
Exempt 1,397 990 41.1 1,228,191 679,406 80.8 27,588 18,503 49.1 507,998 299,114 69.8
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 33 34 -2.9 33,578 29,802 12.7 875 584 49.8 16,621 r 19.7
Exempt 228 244 -6.6 217,977 181,277 20.2 8,115 8,650 -6.2 106,422 94,149 13.0
835 Child daycare services Taxable 984 806 22.1 D 121,831 N (5000-9999) 5,671 N D 62,589 N
Exempt 687 626 9.7 374,713 227,394 64.8 9,857 8,139 21.1 160,100 115,886 38.2
836 Residential care Taxable 178 190 -6.3 115,389 80,700 43.0 3,519 2,639 33.3 47,477 37,415 26.9
Exempt 713 N N 529,199 N N 14,209 N N 266,338 N N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
Exempt 496 N N 592,401 N N 4,870 N N 130,923 N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 20 8 150.0 D 2,087 N (20-99) 27 N D r N
Exempt 210 151 39.1 222,910 130,308 71.1 3,589 2,980 20.4 70,563 51,468 37.1
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 13 5 160.0 D 1,437 N (20-99) 23 N D r N
Exempt 197 143 37.8 190,736 114,762 66.2 3,102 2,722 14.0 59,631 45,598 30.8
842 Arboreta and botanical or zoological gardens Taxable 7 3 133.3 D 650 N (20-99) 4 N D r N
Exempt 13 8 62.5 32,174 15,546 107.0 487 258 88.8 10,932 5,870 86.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
86 Membership organizations Taxable 26 N N 161,915 N N 1,874 N N 33,701 N N
Exempt 1,590 1,744 -8.8 874,207 760,726 14.9 13,773 15,550 -11.4 267,276 246,320 8.5
861 Business associations Exempt 327 309 5.8 D 163,590 N (1000-2499) 1,809 N D 61,118 N
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 168 110 52.7 196,668 104,543 88.1 1,487 1,096 35.7 59,831 38,363 56.0
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 982 1,086 -9.6 340,734 332,215 2.6 9,365 10,387 -9.8 102,979 102,559 0.4
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 26 N N 161,915 N N 1,874 N N 33,701 N N
Exempt 113 N N D N N (500-999) N N D N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 8,523 6,635 28.5 13,357,801 8,993,390 48.5 106,376 84,261 26.2 5,450,174 3,708,944 46.9
Exempt 225 N N 1,348,110 N N 10,643 N N 520,829 N N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 2,487 2,019 23.2 D 4,026,410 N (25k-49999) 34,978 N D 1,611,641 N
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 1,914 1,767 8.3 D 1,127,934 N (10k-24999) 14,683 N D 474,306 N
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 741 554 33.8 2,022,489 1,316,677 53.6 16,391 13,100 25.1 854,658 528,249 61.8
Exempt 204 203 0.5 1,319,517 1,458,931 -9.6 10,321 14,536 -29.0 512,521 642,121 -20.2
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 3,381 2,295 47.3 D 2,522,369 N (25k-49999) 21,500 N D 1,094,748 N
Exempt 21 N N 28,593 N N 322 N N 8,308 N N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 428 N N 235,792 N N 2,638 N N 98,666 N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 428 N N 235,792 N N 2,638 N N 98,666 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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