1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Pennsylvania
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 85,488 77,839 9.8 70,881,373 49,382,550 43.5 978,912 797,051 22.8 27,644,027 18,740,764 47.5
Exempt 12,549 12,449 0.8 31,610,343 26,516,112 19.2 511,758 514,258 -0.5 13,003,161 11,490,135 13.2
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,733 1,505 15.1 D 1,898,767 N (25k-49999) 46,536 N D 539,690 N
Exempt 131 N N D N N (250-499) N N D N N
72 Personal services Taxable 10,024 9,669 3.7 2,339,552 2,010,692 16.4 60,181 55,034 9.4 775,106 638,663 21.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
73 Business services Taxable 14,097 11,618 21.3 18,514,427 9,745,391 90.0 300,256 218,864 37.2 7,390,108 3,961,851 86.5
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 8,499 7,972 6.6 3,968,967 2,998,307 32.4 44,090 37,448 17.7 884,128 637,492 38.7
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 2,494 2,688 -7.2 1,704,233 1,389,901 22.6 17,932 18,408 -2.6 511,863 432,848 18.3
78 Motion pictures Taxable 1,411 1,431 -1.4 1,000,108 873,467 14.5 13,818 11,698 18.1 197,817 139,506 41.8
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 3,198 2,993 6.8 2,477,268 1,547,452 60.1 41,570 31,144 33.5 806,849 551,726 46.2
Exempt 857 644 33.1 745,568 514,544 44.9 17,379 12,938 34.3 281,438 201,720 39.5
80 Health services Taxable 22,103 21,740 1.7 16,563,987 12,632,870 31.1 226,435 184,391 22.8 7,515,984 5,662,003 32.7
Exempt 2,359 1,601 47.3 D 20,522,828 N (100,000+) 362,155 N D 9,304,398 N
81 Legal services Taxable 6,508 5,943 9.5 5,369,187 4,397,463 22.1 43,766 42,990 1.8 2,147,038 1,720,158 24.8
Exempt 100 85 17.6 72,479 54,811 32.2 1,312 1,145 14.6 48,578 33,905 43.3
82 Educational services Taxable 1,025 479 114.0 D 309,708 N (10k-24999) 6,484 N D 105,593 N
Exempt 257 546 -52.9 D 195,645 N (2500-4999) 5,959 N D 71,449 N
83 Social services Taxable 2,869 2,338 22.7 912,511 711,815 28.2 31,687 25,951 22.1 402,470 312,776 28.7
Exempt 4,485 4,318 3.9 3,519,564 2,954,369 19.1 86,628 86,846 -0.3 1,386,275 1,181,798 17.3
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 21 17 23.5 D 3,397 N (20-99) 63 N D r N
Exempt 220 126 74.6 D 192,891 N (2500-4999) 3,412 N D 57,836 N
86 Membership organizations Taxable 90 N N 141,381 N N 1,987 N N 38,808 N N
Exempt 4,008 4,578 -12.5 1,499,435 1,425,815 5.2 28,477 32,492 -12.4 429,134 r 5.1
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 10,787 8,848 21.9 14,496,226 10,464,132 38.5 134,106 113,593 18.1 5,909,956 3,879,384 52.3
Exempt 132 N N 497,018 N N 4,627 N N 181,891 N N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 592 N N 397,594 N N 4,407 N N 157,724 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.
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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 85,488 77,839 9.8 70,881,373 49,382,550 43.5 978,912 797,051 22.8 27,644,027 18,740,764 47.5
Exempt 12,549 12,449 0.8 31,610,343 26,516,112 19.2 511,758 514,258 -0.5 13,003,161 11,490,135 13.2
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,733 1,505 15.1 D 1,898,767 N (25k-49999) 46,536 N D 539,690 N
Exempt 131 N N D N N (250-499) N N D N N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 1,304 1,197 8.9 D 1,777,324 N (25k-49999) 44,611 N D 507,100 N
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 75 79 -5.1 14,072 18,043 -22.0 380 444 -14.4 3,869 4,472 -13.5
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 354 229 54.6 158,449 103,400 53.2 1,662 1,481 12.2 35,854 28,118 27.5
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 131 121 8.3 D 17,269 N (250-499) 344 N D r 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 10,024 9,669 3.7 2,339,552 2,010,692 16.4 60,181 55,034 9.4 775,106 638,663 21.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 1,827 1,908 -4.2 736,301 701,875 4.9 16,151 16,335 -1.1 245,273 222,259 10.4
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 544 521 4.4 148,011 133,937 10.5 2,721 2,821 -3.5 36,769 34,111 7.8
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 5,158 4,912 5.0 671,471 519,801 29.2 23,515 21,068 11.6 283,398 213,873 32.5
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 295 325 -9.2 26,377 24,266 8.7 813 844 -3.7 10,979 9,951 10.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 61 98 -37.8 D 8,678 N (100-249) 183 N D 1,790 N
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 1,035 1,007 2.8 D 396,646 N (2500-4999) 4,137 N D 88,971 N
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 1,104 898 22.9 D 225,489 N (10k-24999) 9,646 N D 67,708 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 14,097 11,618 21.3 18,514,427 9,745,391 90.0 300,256 218,864 37.2 7,390,108 3,961,851 86.5
731 Advertising Taxable 852 779 9.4 D 707,234 N (5000-9999) 7,922 N D 249,358 N
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 279 249 12.0 D 236,252 N (5000-9999) 3,831 N D 79,281 N
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 1,223 1,066 14.7 D 833,027 N (10k-24999) 11,072 N D 246,894 N
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 2,460 2,273 8.2 D 901,249 N (25k-49999) 42,740 N D 445,504 N
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 974 896 8.7 D 740,458 N (5000-9999) 7,677 N D 196,589 N
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 1,541 1,271 21.2 2,411,365 1,303,184 85.0 95,349 61,372 55.4 1,619,883 870,673 86.0
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 3,504 2,248 55.9 8,528,642 3,172,392 168.8 55,448 31,460 76.2 3,004,164 1,156,879 159.7
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 3,264 2,836 15.1 D 1,851,595 N (50k-99999) 52,790 N D 716,673 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 8,499 7,972 6.6 3,968,967 2,998,307 32.4 44,090 37,448 17.7 884,128 637,492 38.7
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 437 467 -6.4 1,009,053 793,149 27.2 6,411 6,215 3.2 160,146 122,337 30.9
752 Automobile parking Taxable 335 341 -1.8 266,285 187,549 42.0 4,091 3,195 28.0 48,904 34,820 40.4
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 6,775 6,345 6.8 2,417,131 1,829,044 32.2 26,651 22,888 16.4 593,316 428,774 38.4
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 952 819 16.2 276,498 188,565 46.6 6,937 5,150 34.7 81,762 51,561 58.6
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 2,494 2,688 -7.2 1,704,233 1,389,901 22.6 17,932 18,408 -2.6 511,863 432,848 18.3
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 681 804 -15.3 484,693 478,625 1.3 5,396 7,006 -23.0 155,628 170,498 -8.7
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 65 78 -16.7 16,026 15,786 1.5 249 287 -13.2 4,759 4,574 4.0
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 263 261 0.8 56,281 37,794 48.9 898 691 30.0 21,171 10,063 110.4
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 1,485 1,545 -3.9 1,147,233 857,696 33.8 11,389 10,424 9.3 330,305 247,713 33.3
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
78 Motion pictures Taxable 1,411 1,431 -1.4 1,000,108 873,467 14.5 13,818 11,698 18.1 197,817 139,506 41.8
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 288 232 24.1 377,107 186,957 101.7 2,838 1,448 96.0 99,839 49,903 100.1
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 33 38 -13.2 112,476 252,429 -55.4 545 791 -31.1 21,993 19,311 13.9
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 241 270 -10.7 248,397 219,478 13.2 4,155 4,178 -0.6 27,958 30,338 -7.8
784 Video tape rental Taxable 849 891 -4.7 262,128 214,603 22.1 6,280 5,281 18.9 48,027 39,954 20.2
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
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 3,198 2,993 6.8 2,477,268 1,547,452 60.1 41,570 31,144 33.5 806,849 551,726 46.2
Exempt 857 644 33.1 745,568 514,544 44.9 17,379 12,938 34.3 281,438 201,720 39.5
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 234 196 19.4 29,093 21,323 36.4 1,061 836 26.9 7,124 5,178 37.6
Exempt 10 N N 1,239 N N 57 N N 436 N N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 256 215 19.1 190,095 138,559 37.2 1,979 1,857 6.6 42,461 28,234 50.4
Exempt 186 135 37.8 D 120,797 N (2500-4999) 2,892 N D 49,979 N
793 Bowling centers Taxable 278 314 -11.5 107,595 106,529 1.0 3,378 3,535 -4.4 31,588 29,089 8.6
794 Commercial sports Taxable 144 125 15.2 768,105 N N 5,010 4,237 18.2 357,259 239,406 49.2
Exempt 1 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 2,286 2,143 6.7 1,382,380 913,980 51.2 30,142 20,679 45.8 368,417 249,819 47.5
Exempt 660 509 29.7 546,152 393,747 38.7 14,086 10,046 40.2 214,489 151,741 41.4
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
80 Health services Taxable 22,103 21,740 1.7 16,563,987 12,632,870 31.1 226,435 184,391 22.8 7,515,984 5,662,003 32.7
Exempt 2,359 1,601 47.3 D 20,522,828 N (100,000+) 362,155 N D 9,304,398 N
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 8,538 9,347 -8.7 7,450,937 6,183,845 20.5 74,529 60,851 22.5 3,925,165 3,231,391 21.5
Exempt 85 N N D N N (1000-2499) N N D N N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 5,433 5,316 2.2 2,040,175 1,571,424 29.8 29,121 25,776 13.0 735,553 545,434 34.9
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 1,018 1,062 -4.1 485,775 447,326 8.6 6,302 5,882 7.1 220,282 200,788 9.7
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 4,566 3,667 24.5 1,488,499 1,032,343 44.2 22,531 15,223 48.0 582,995 330,710 76.3
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 755 598 26.3 2,196,314 1,419,068 54.8 48,957 41,685 17.4 953,789 628,102 51.9
Exempt 1,286 N N 3,002,134 N N 73,818 N N 1,355,920 N N
806 Hospitals Taxable 30 25 20.0 589,591 319,412 84.6 6,961 5,127 35.8 203,876 126,847 60.7
Exempt 268 289 -7.3 19,716,444 17,700,037 11.4 260,036 290,397 -10.5 8,306,834 7,981,360 4.1
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 714 754 -5.3 946,202 720,751 31.3 9,287 8,799 5.5 319,296 216,557 47.4
808 Home health care services Taxable 596 364 63.7 776,114 385,688 101.2 21,830 13,555 61.0 379,887 174,954 117.1
Exempt 212 165 28.5 467,826 292,663 59.9 11,840 8,338 42.0 255,164 152,999 66.8
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 453 607 -25.4 590,380 553,013 6.8 6,917 7,493 -7.7 195,141 207,220 -5.8
Exempt 508 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 6,508 5,943 9.5 5,369,187 4,397,463 22.1 43,766 42,990 1.8 2,147,038 1,720,158 24.8
Exempt 100 85 17.6 72,479 54,811 32.2 1,312 1,145 14.6 48,578 33,905 43.3
811 Legal services Taxable 6,508 5,943 9.5 5,369,187 4,397,463 22.1 43,766 42,990 1.8 2,147,038 1,720,158 24.8
Exempt 100 85 17.6 72,479 54,811 32.2 1,312 1,145 14.6 48,578 33,905 43.3
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
82 Educational services Taxable 1,025 479 114.0 D 309,708 N (10k-24999) 6,484 N D 105,593 N
Exempt 257 546 -52.9 D 195,645 N (2500-4999) 5,959 N D 71,449 N
823 Libraries % Taxable 385 N N 129,439 N N 3,901 N N 52,756 N N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
824 Vocational schools Taxable 281 186 51.1 D 195,280 N (2500-4999) 3,400 N D 62,009 N
Exempt 72 54 33.3 D 35,226 N (500-999) 789 N D 11,974 N
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 359 284 26.4 D 113,966 N (2500-4999) 3,061 N D 43,417 N
Exempt 185 165 12.1 102,531 78,311 30.9 2,343 2,146 9.2 38,853 27,111 43.3
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
83 Social services Taxable 2,869 2,338 22.7 912,511 711,815 28.2 31,687 25,951 22.1 402,470 312,776 28.7
Exempt 4,485 4,318 3.9 3,519,564 2,954,369 19.1 86,628 86,846 -0.3 1,386,275 1,181,798 17.3
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 426 222 91.9 142,348 71,511 99.1 2,598 1,776 46.3 55,919 29,834 87.4
Exempt 2,180 1,525 43.0 1,548,552 744,919 107.9 38,722 23,308 66.1 654,399 335,403 95.1
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 107 101 5.9 109,268 84,483 29.3 2,850 1,911 49.1 57,457 r 32.5
Exempt 246 283 -13.1 313,903 285,202 10.1 14,374 14,847 -3.2 149,614 137,412 8.9
835 Child daycare services Taxable 1,690 1,294 30.6 344,804 191,117 80.4 16,641 11,025 50.9 170,046 91,804 85.2
Exempt 840 744 12.9 248,075 170,661 45.4 11,504 9,324 23.4 135,782 89,243 52.1
836 Residential care Taxable 646 639 1.1 316,091 307,916 2.7 9,598 10,072 -4.7 119,048 122,352 -2.7
Exempt 575 N N 619,686 N N 15,445 N N 287,211 N N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
Exempt 644 N N 789,348 N N 6,583 N N 159,269 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 21 17 23.5 D 3,397 N (20-99) 63 N D r N
Exempt 220 126 74.6 D 192,891 N (2500-4999) 3,412 N D 57,836 N
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 16 13 23.1 D 2,306 N (20-99) 46 N D r N
Exempt 202 113 78.8 267,898 D N 3,271 (2500-4999) N 59,818 D N
842 Arboreta and botanical or zoological gardens Taxable 5 4 25.0 D 1,091 N (20-99) 17 N D r N
Exempt 18 13 38.5 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D 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
86 Membership organizations Taxable 90 N N 141,381 N N 1,987 N N 38,808 N N
Exempt 4,008 4,578 -12.5 1,499,435 1,425,815 5.2 28,477 32,492 -12.4 429,134 r 5.1
861 Business associations Exempt 494 486 1.6 D 191,332 N (2500-4999) 2,459 N D r N
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 281 267 5.2 364,167 326,625 11.5 2,749 3,387 -18.8 100,216 93,043 7.7
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 3,007 3,305 -9.0 769,373 702,829 9.5 21,354 21,933 -2.6 210,471 r 14.8
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 90 N N 141,381 N N 1,987 N N 38,808 N N
Exempt 226 N N D N N (1000-2499) 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 10,787 8,848 21.9 14,496,226 10,464,132 38.5 134,106 113,593 18.1 5,909,956 3,879,384 52.3
Exempt 132 N N 497,018 N N 4,627 N N 181,891 N N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 3,120 2,768 12.7 D 5,211,685 N (50k-99999) 46,943 N D 1,777,097 N
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 2,988 2,803 6.6 D 1,506,155 N (25k-49999) 21,730 N D 598,701 N
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 699 602 16.1 1,845,126 1,253,067 47.2 16,683 16,117 3.5 687,558 525,818 30.8
Exempt 123 180 -31.7 416,619 301,768 38.1 4,278 3,964 7.9 166,397 122,805 35.5
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 3,980 2,675 48.8 D 2,493,225 N (25k-49999) 28,803 N D 977,768 N
Exempt 9 N N 80,399 N N 349 N N 15,494 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 592 N N 397,594 N N 4,407 N N 157,724 N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 592 N N 397,594 N N 4,407 N N 157,724 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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