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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 53,392 14.7 59,619,241 53.1 703,699 29.0 23,414,817 55.0
Exempt 7,870 8.7 19,950,084 17.8 312,015 3.4 8,650,878 12.4
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,134 15.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Exempt 35 N D N (20-99) N D N
72 Personal services Taxable 5,766 2.6 1,452,051 20.7 33,750 3.3 498,476 21.3
Exempt 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
73 Business services Taxable 11,267 40.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 4,440 8.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 1,393 -6.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
78 Motion pictures Taxable 957 11.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,886 11.3 1,497,701 53.0 22,941 19.1 500,007 37.0
Exempt 522 37.4 511,356 57.9 9,931 56.9 185,643 57.4
80 Health services Taxable 10,580 -0.2 D N (100,000+) N D N
Exempt 1,389 86.7 13,671,548 17.1 205,178 4.6 6,340,900 13.6
81 Legal services Taxable 4,905 9.9 3,826,748 17.1 28,395 2.9 1,401,610 19.6
Exempt 81 97.6 51,896 76.3 663 16.5 20,731 23.5
82 Educational services Taxable 678 51.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Exempt 297 -10.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
83 Social services Taxable 1,376 12.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Exempt 3,521 1.4 2,942,481 34.2 64,639 7.3 1,171,781 26.1
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 20 150.0 D N (20-99) N D N
Exempt 210 39.1 222,910 71.1 3,589 20.4 70,563 37.1
86 Membership organizations Taxable 26 N 161,915 N 1,874 N 33,701 N
Exempt 1,590 -8.8 874,207 14.9 13,773 -11.4 267,276 8.5
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 8,523 28.5 13,357,801 48.5 106,376 26.2 5,450,174 46.9
Exempt 225 N 1,348,110 N 10,643 N 520,829 N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N N N N N N N 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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Service industries Taxable 53,392 14.7 59,619,241 53.1 703,699 29.0 23,414,817 55.0
Exempt 7,870 8.7 19,950,084 17.8 312,015 3.4 8,650,878 12.4
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,134 15.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Exempt 35 N D N (20-99) N D N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 926 14.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 61 -18.7 11,230 -7.4 168 -27.9 2,313 -21.8
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 147 56.4 71,358 103.1 625 120.8 19,695 132.3
Exempt 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 35 9.4 D N (20-99) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
72 Personal services Taxable 5,766 2.6 1,452,051 20.7 33,750 3.3 498,476 21.3
Exempt 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 1,473 3.6 528,190 19.2 10,939 7.6 172,265 15.8
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 257 28.5 65,383 17.3 1,035 -5.6 16,883 14.7
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 2,814 0.1 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Exempt 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 107 -13.0 D N (250-499) N D N
Exempt 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 32 -15.8 D N (20-99) N D N
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 460 0.0 247,108 21.0 1,950 6.4 61,879 21.9
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 623 11.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
73 Business services Taxable 11,267 40.7 D N (100,000+) N D N
731 Advertising Taxable 520 7.2 D N (5000-9999) N D N
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 123 -14.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 950 13.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 1,529 15.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 544 13.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 1,241 40.1 D N (50k-99999) N D N
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 4,134 92.2 D N (50k-99999) N D N
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 2,226 31.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 4,440 8.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 246 -7.9 675,548 23.0 3,515 13.4 105,236 46.8
752 Automobile parking Taxable 203 -28.0 210,368 93.1 2,936 81.6 33,463 42.3
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 3,462 12.0 D N (10k-24999) N D N
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 529 19.4 222,123 62.3 4,057 58.8 66,589 72.9
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 1,393 -6.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 405 -3.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 53 1.9 11,943 24.8 152 10.9 3,083 18.7
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 154 9.2 30,293 36.7 530 27.1 10,117 39.0
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 781 -10.8 458,834 18.3 4,640 7.5 144,449 28.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
78 Motion pictures Taxable 957 11.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 270 63.6 D N (1000-2499) N D N
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 29 -14.7 D N (100-249) N D N
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 132 -3.6 197,911 27.7 2,970 20.1 24,770 23.4
784 Video tape rental Taxable 526 0.2 184,398 42.5 3,966 21.8 34,485 30.3
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,886 11.3 1,497,701 53.0 22,941 19.1 500,007 37.0
Exempt 522 37.4 511,356 57.9 9,931 56.9 185,643 57.4
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 153 17.7 D N (500-999) N D N
Exempt 9 N 1,908 N 47 N 514 N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 191 34.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
Exempt 118 26.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
793 Bowling centers Taxable 111 -7.5 42,965 1.4 1,282 4.7 12,275 -1.8
794 Commercial sports Taxable 67 3.1 454,980 N 2,246 4.1 213,557 35.2
Exempt 1 N D N (20-99) N D N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,364 10.3 779,162 34.7 17,044 20.1 224,711 36.7
Exempt 394 37.3 325,032 59.0 6,828 68.7 129,025 67.9
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
80 Health services Taxable 10,580 -0.2 D N (100,000+) N D N
Exempt 1,389 86.7 13,671,548 17.1 205,178 4.6 6,340,900 13.6
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 4,119 -9.0 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Exempt 34 N D N (5000-9999) N D N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 2,929 -0.4 1,343,014 35.3 17,635 12.4 507,971 38.5
Exempt 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 56 40.0 19,524 81.7 296 98.7 7,982 96.2
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 1,949 16.1 791,058 70.6 10,877 67.2 320,323 106.2
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 536 -3.8 2,274,937 31.9 54,540 11.6 1,144,917 25.7
Exempt 772 N 1,054,605 N 27,804 N 538,051 N
806 Hospitals Taxable 23 21.1 509,686 87.1 8,984 82.8 216,217 53.0
Exempt 120 -14.9 10,456,713 10.7 139,988 -9.1 4,647,718 4.3
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 351 -4.4 527,731 9.0 5,234 -1.3 187,727 15.1
808 Home health care services Taxable 352 97.8 650,269 116.1 21,396 96.7 361,253 159.4
Exempt 131 3.1 563,418 55.8 15,053 52.2 329,173 70.0
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 265 -10.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
Exempt 332 N D N (10k-24999) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
81 Legal services Taxable 4,905 9.9 3,826,748 17.1 28,395 2.9 1,401,610 19.6
Exempt 81 97.6 51,896 76.3 663 16.5 20,731 23.5
811 Legal services Taxable 4,905 9.9 3,826,748 17.1 28,395 2.9 1,401,610 19.6
Exempt 81 97.6 51,896 76.3 663 16.5 20,731 23.5
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
82 Educational services Taxable 678 51.3 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Exempt 297 -10.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
823 Libraries % Taxable 76 N 28,345 N 622 N 13,015 N
Exempt 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
824 Vocational schools Taxable 193 73.9 D N (2500-4999) N D N
Exempt 47 11.9 D N (500-999) N D N
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 409 22.1 D N (2500-4999) N D N
Exempt 250 11.6 297,257 77.4 2,952 23.1 63,401 57.4
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
83 Social services Taxable 1,376 12.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Exempt 3,521 1.4 2,942,481 34.2 64,639 7.3 1,171,781 26.1
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 181 31.2 140,286 146.5 2,585 37.2 56,398 93.6
Exempt 1,397 41.1 1,228,191 80.8 27,588 49.1 507,998 69.8
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 33 -2.9 33,578 12.7 875 49.8 16,621 19.7
Exempt 228 -6.6 217,977 20.2 8,115 -6.2 106,422 13.0
835 Child daycare services Taxable 984 22.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Exempt 687 9.7 374,713 64.8 9,857 21.1 160,100 38.2
836 Residential care Taxable 178 -6.3 115,389 43.0 3,519 33.3 47,477 26.9
Exempt 713 N 529,199 N 14,209 N 266,338 N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N 0 N 0 N 0 N
Exempt 496 N 592,401 N 4,870 N 130,923 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 20 150.0 D N (20-99) N D N
Exempt 210 39.1 222,910 71.1 3,589 20.4 70,563 37.1
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 13 160.0 D N (20-99) N D N
Exempt 197 37.8 190,736 66.2 3,102 14.0 59,631 30.8
842 Arboreta and botanical or zoological gardens Taxable 7 133.3 D N (20-99) N D N
Exempt 13 62.5 32,174 107.0 487 88.8 10,932 86.2
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
86 Membership organizations Taxable 26 N 161,915 N 1,874 N 33,701 N
Exempt 1,590 -8.8 874,207 14.9 13,773 -11.4 267,276 8.5
861 Business associations Exempt 327 5.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 168 52.7 196,668 88.1 1,487 35.7 59,831 56.0
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 982 -9.6 340,734 2.6 9,365 -9.8 102,979 0.4
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 26 N 161,915 N 1,874 N 33,701 N
Exempt 113 N D N (500-999) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 8,523 28.5 13,357,801 48.5 106,376 26.2 5,450,174 46.9
Exempt 225 N 1,348,110 N 10,643 N 520,829 N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 2,487 23.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 1,914 8.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 741 33.8 2,022,489 53.6 16,391 25.1 854,658 61.8
Exempt 204 0.5 1,319,517 -9.6 10,321 -29.0 512,521 -20.2
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 3,381 47.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Exempt 21 N 28,593 N 322 N 8,308 N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Receipts
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N N N N N N N N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N N N N N N N N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011