1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Washington
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 46,202 39,503 17.0 37,604,349 21,448,089 75.3 461,505 354,873 30.0 13,253,812 8,091,468 63.8
Exempt 5,385 5,037 6.9 10,702,511 8,836,600 21.1 168,228 161,569 4.1 4,574,390 3,777,896 21.1
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,371 1,155 18.7 D 1,056,849 N (10k-24999) 23,656 N D 284,758 N
Exempt 82 N N D N N (250-499) N N D N N
72 Personal services Taxable 4,022 3,884 3.6 956,022 815,726 17.2 23,238 23,135 0.4 332,295 278,447 19.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
73 Business services Taxable 8,579 6,398 34.1 13,452,378 4,665,184 188.4 136,172 84,338 61.5 4,235,029 1,754,778 141.3
75 Automotive repair, services, and parking Taxable 4,327 3,841 12.7 D 1,451,438 N (10k-24999) 18,277 N D 351,466 N
76 Miscellaneous repair services Taxable 1,385 1,621 -14.6 D 631,733 N (5000-9999) 9,211 N D 202,007 N
78 Motion pictures Taxable 946 935 1.2 D 418,232 N (5000-9999) 6,612 N D 69,898 N
79 Amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,765 1,583 11.5 1,606,983 D N 30,242 (10k-24999) N 544,164 D N
Exempt 474 310 52.9 D 192,564 N (5000-9999) 5,212 N D 71,363 N
80 Health services Taxable 9,813 9,224 6.4 7,091,159 5,401,049 31.3 101,151 87,487 15.6 3,111,318 2,382,359 30.6
Exempt 650 495 31.3 7,929,999 6,621,387 19.8 110,393 105,143 5.0 3,558,235 2,947,861 20.7
81 Legal services Taxable 3,304 2,892 14.2 2,036,932 1,614,467 26.2 18,005 17,262 4.3 836,751 653,464 28.0
Exempt 58 34 70.6 42,866 28,676 49.5 679 618 9.9 28,274 20,377 38.8
82 Educational services Taxable 597 382 56.3 391,244 188,202 107.9 4,794 2,821 69.9 104,504 56,449 85.1
Exempt 191 152 25.7 64,695 32,443 99.4 1,499 902 66.2 20,356 12,377 64.5
83 Social services Taxable 2,713 1,868 45.2 703,085 396,211 77.5 21,211 14,814 43.2 273,846 162,315 68.7
Exempt 2,171 2,051 5.9 1,334,010 1,068,438 24.9 31,079 31,687 -1.9 522,169 427,139 22.2
84 Museums, art galleries, and botanical and zoological gardens Taxable 10 4 150.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
Exempt 115 57 101.8 82,110 36,282 126.3 1,361 1,056 28.9 24,694 14,296 72.7
86 Membership organizations Taxable 24 N N D N N (500-999) N N D N N
Exempt 1,560 1,684 -7.4 633,262 560,107 13.1 12,102 12,383 -2.3 197,608 r 21.4
87 Engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services Taxable 6,883 5,401 27.4 6,134,448 3,735,319 64.2 58,783 44,350 32.5 2,459,841 1,539,434 59.8
Exempt 84 N N 259,186 N N 2,998 N N 105,478 N N
89 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 315 N N 164,559 N N 1,651 N N 65,844 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 46,202 39,503 17.0 37,604,349 21,448,089 75.3 461,505 354,873 30.0 13,253,812 8,091,468 63.8
Exempt 5,385 5,037 6.9 10,702,511 8,836,600 21.1 168,228 161,569 4.1 4,574,390 3,777,896 21.1
70 Hotels, rooming houses, camps, and other lodging places Taxable 1,371 1,155 18.7 D 1,056,849 N (10k-24999) 23,656 N D 284,758 N
Exempt 82 N N D N N (250-499) N N D N N
701 Hotels and motels Taxable 1,090 974 11.9 D 1,006,368 N (10k-24999) 22,848 N D 273,116 N
702 Rooming and boarding houses Taxable 28 29 -3.4 4,424 4,099 7.9 139 135 3.0 1,434 954 50.3
703 Camps and recreational vehicle parks Taxable 253 152 66.4 64,625 46,382 39.3 1,024 673 52.2 18,150 10,688 69.8
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
704 Organization hotels and lodging houses, on membership basis Exempt 82 69 18.8 D 15,069 N (250-499) 271 N D 1,700 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 4,022 3,884 3.6 956,022 815,726 17.2 23,238 23,135 0.4 332,295 278,447 19.3
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
721 Laundry, cleaning, and garment services Taxable 1,042 1,017 2.5 347,254 285,122 21.8 6,802 6,620 2.7 112,696 94,580 19.2
722 Photographic studios, portrait Taxable 303 296 2.4 75,386 72,437 4.1 1,488 1,712 -13.1 22,751 19,598 16.1
723 Beauty shops % Taxable 1,645 1,685 -2.4 D 238,426 N (5000-9999) 8,931 N D 100,182 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
724 Barber shops % Taxable 87 94 -7.4 D 10,866 N (250-499) 309 N D 4,257 N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
725 Shoe repair shops and shoeshine parlors Taxable 50 53 -5.7 D 6,081 N (100-249) 138 N D 1,743 N
726 Funeral service and crematories Taxable 163 153 6.5 106,354 77,341 37.5 1,234 1,110 11.2 31,706 22,905 38.4
729 Miscellaneous personal services Taxable 732 586 24.9 D 125,453 N (2500-4999) 4,315 N D 35,182 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 8,579 6,398 34.1 13,452,378 4,665,184 188.4 136,172 84,338 61.5 4,235,029 1,754,778 141.3
731 Advertising Taxable 354 290 22.1 D 216,499 N (5000-9999) 2,359 N D 73,334 N
732 Consumer credit and mercantile reporting agencies and adjustment and collection agencies Taxable 187 192 -2.6 D 137,408 N (2500-4999) 2,595 N D 53,883 N
733 Mailing, reproduction, commercial art and photography, and stenographic services Taxable 847 692 22.4 508,707 261,265 94.7 5,439 3,700 47.0 132,291 79,380 66.7
734 Services to dwellings and other buildings Taxable 1,621 1,467 10.5 421,830 300,926 40.2 13,896 12,202 13.9 184,660 137,331 34.5
735 Miscellaneous equipment rental and leasing Taxable 557 491 13.4 676,469 444,413 52.2 5,452 4,271 27.7 172,132 112,614 52.9
736 Personnel supply services Taxable 716 523 36.9 1,554,919 505,145 207.8 49,296 24,948 97.6 1,171,343 363,542 222.2
737 Computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services Taxable 2,321 1,253 85.2 D 2,028,895 N (25k-49999) 16,138 N D 665,250 N
738 Miscellaneous business services Taxable 1,976 1,490 32.6 D 770,633 N (10k-24999) 18,125 N D 269,444 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 4,327 3,841 12.7 D 1,451,438 N (10k-24999) 18,277 N D 351,466 N
751 Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers Taxable 183 210 -12.9 483,887 335,138 44.4 2,893 2,259 28.1 66,745 45,363 47.1
752 Automobile parking Taxable 311 321 -3.1 113,967 75,543 50.9 1,500 1,103 36.0 18,558 14,846 25.0
753 Automotive repair shops Taxable 3,144 2,769 13.5 D 905,711 N (10k-24999) 11,874 N D 252,312 N
754 Automotive services, except repair Taxable 689 541 27.4 221,659 135,046 64.1 4,683 3,041 54.0 66,819 38,945 71.6
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 1,385 1,621 -14.6 D 631,733 N (5000-9999) 9,211 N D 202,007 N
762 Electrical repair shops Taxable 381 435 -12.4 D 189,610 N (1000-2499) 3,180 N D 66,895 N
763 Watch, clock, and jewelry repair Taxable 43 45 -4.4 8,721 7,492 16.4 187 156 19.9 3,449 2,531 36.3
764 Reupholstery and furniture repair Taxable 147 158 -7.0 25,099 23,881 5.1 445 500 -11.0 7,935 7,793 1.8
769 Miscellaneous repair and related services Taxable 814 983 -17.2 D 410,750 N (2500-4999) 5,375 N D 124,788 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
78 Motion pictures Taxable 946 935 1.2 D 418,232 N (5000-9999) 6,612 N D 69,898 N
781 Motion picture production and allied services Taxable 225 166 35.5 D 70,481 N (1000-2499) 887 N D 24,584 N
782 Motion picture distribution and allied services Taxable 32 19 68.4 D 85,098 N (100-249) 181 N D 4,981 N
783 Motion picture theaters Taxable 156 174 -10.3 183,552 143,831 27.6 3,009 2,389 26.0 21,632 16,981 27.4
784 Video tape rental Taxable 533 576 -7.5 142,029 118,822 19.5 3,196 3,155 1.3 26,082 23,352 11.7
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 1,765 1,583 11.5 1,606,983 D N 30,242 (10k-24999) N 544,164 D N
Exempt 474 310 52.9 D 192,564 N (5000-9999) 5,212 N D 71,363 N
791 Dance studios, schools, and halls Taxable 108 92 17.4 15,707 10,656 47.4 550 485 13.4 3,829 2,890 32.5
Exempt 10 N N 1,247 N N 73 N N 712 N N
792 Theatrical producers (except motion picture) bands, orchestras, and entertainers Taxable 179 131 36.6 95,573 59,079 61.8 1,258 1,103 14.1 29,842 19,294 54.7
Exempt 139 104 33.7 129,513 64,634 100.4 3,376 2,096 61.1 42,947 25,576 67.9
793 Bowling centers Taxable 120 133 -9.8 99,763 99,452 0.3 2,956 3,272 -9.7 30,341 29,244 3.8
794 Commercial sports Taxable 100 87 14.9 301,131 N N 1,685 1,108 52.1 177,151 97,507 81.7
Exempt 2 N N D N N (1-19) N N D N N
799 Miscellaneous amusement and recreation services Taxable 1,258 1,140 10.4 1,094,809 D N 23,793 (10k-24999) N 303,001 D N
Exempt 323 206 56.8 D 127,930 N (2500-4999) 3,116 N D 45,787 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
80 Health services Taxable 9,813 9,224 6.4 7,091,159 5,401,049 31.3 101,151 87,487 15.6 3,111,318 2,382,359 30.6
Exempt 650 495 31.3 7,929,999 6,621,387 19.8 110,393 105,143 5.0 3,558,235 2,947,861 20.7
801 Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine % Taxable 3,124 3,464 -9.8 2,883,630 2,415,635 19.4 30,786 26,702 15.3 1,427,917 1,174,668 21.6
Exempt 50 N N D N N (5000-9999) N N D N N
802 Offices and clinics of dentists % Taxable 2,827 2,674 5.7 1,554,248 1,088,396 42.8 18,772 16,425 14.3 588,390 422,001 39.4
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
803 Offices and clinics of doctors of osteopathy Taxable 160 149 7.4 57,679 46,322 24.5 784 655 19.7 21,169 16,606 27.5
804 Offices and clinics of other health practitioners Taxable 2,386 1,911 24.9 654,396 436,670 49.9 9,351 6,772 38.1 218,683 132,985 64.4
805 Nursing and personal care facilities Taxable 408 290 40.7 954,006 738,212 29.2 26,085 24,830 5.1 465,927 379,225 22.9
Exempt 132 N N 421,046 N N 10,962 N N 210,468 N N
806 Hospitals Taxable 9 9 0.0 158,485 135,372 17.1 2,089 1,965 6.3 60,779 47,556 27.8
Exempt 104 110 -5.5 6,038,964 5,058,466 19.4 78,274 76,902 1.8 2,716,239 2,266,845 19.8
807 Medical and dental laboratories Taxable 448 425 5.4 492,112 320,719 53.4 4,971 4,231 17.5 179,558 116,971 53.5
808 Home health care services Taxable 202 105 92.4 203,196 128,443 58.2 6,463 4,347 48.7 100,143 58,282 71.8
Exempt 64 51 25.5 174,716 113,873 53.4 5,340 4,530 17.9 103,376 68,338 51.3
809 Miscellaneous health and allied services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 249 197 26.4 133,407 91,280 46.2 1,850 1,560 18.6 48,752 34,065 43.1
Exempt 300 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 3,304 2,892 14.2 2,036,932 1,614,467 26.2 18,005 17,262 4.3 836,751 653,464 28.0
Exempt 58 34 70.6 42,866 28,676 49.5 679 618 9.9 28,274 20,377 38.8
811 Legal services Taxable 3,304 2,892 14.2 2,036,932 1,614,467 26.2 18,005 17,262 4.3 836,751 653,464 28.0
Exempt 58 34 70.6 42,866 28,676 49.5 679 618 9.9 28,274 20,377 38.8
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 597 382 56.3 391,244 188,202 107.9 4,794 2,821 69.9 104,504 56,449 85.1
Exempt 191 152 25.7 64,695 32,443 99.4 1,499 902 66.2 20,356 12,377 64.5
823 Libraries % Taxable 16 N N 2,341 N N 94 N N 1,230 N N
Exempt 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
824 Vocational schools Taxable 173 127 36.2 124,682 86,592 44.0 1,949 1,311 48.7 43,579 30,074 44.9
Exempt 51 37 37.8 17,144 9,393 82.5 259 168 54.2 6,033 2,533 138.2
829 Schools and educational services, not elsewhere classified Taxable 408 252 61.9 264,221 D N 2,751 (1000-2499) N 59,695 D N
Exempt 140 110 27.3 47,551 D N 1,240 (500-999) N 14,323 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
83 Social services Taxable 2,713 1,868 45.2 703,085 396,211 77.5 21,211 14,814 43.2 273,846 162,315 68.7
Exempt 2,171 2,051 5.9 1,334,010 1,068,438 24.9 31,079 31,687 -1.9 522,169 427,139 22.2
832 Individual and family social services Taxable 440 295 49.2 121,744 59,783 103.6 3,081 1,632 88.8 54,668 25,244 116.6
Exempt 968 748 29.4 637,222 385,447 65.3 15,767 12,089 30.4 265,716 169,357 56.9
833 Job training and vocational rehabilitation services Taxable 143 139 2.9 59,188 53,212 11.2 1,324 1,180 12.2 31,203 26,540 17.6
Exempt 148 158 -6.3 138,115 129,527 6.6 4,870 5,421 -10.2 72,857 58,442 24.7
835 Child daycare services Taxable 1,371 1,057 29.7 210,810 132,657 58.9 9,495 7,350 29.2 92,645 58,111 59.4
Exempt 559 562 -0.5 98,016 66,609 47.2 4,508 4,074 10.7 55,525 38,257 45.1
836 Residential care Taxable 759 346 119.4 311,343 139,807 122.7 7,311 4,477 63.3 95,330 48,404 96.9
Exempt 148 N N 122,526 N N 3,319 N N 62,494 N N
839 Social services, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N 0 N N
Exempt 348 N N 338,131 N N 2,615 N N 65,577 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 10 4 150.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
Exempt 115 57 101.8 82,110 36,282 126.3 1,361 1,056 28.9 24,694 14,296 72.7
841 Museums and art galleries Taxable 8 4 100.0 D D N (20-99) (1-19) N D D N
Exempt 102 50 104.0 71,783 31,670 126.7 1,239 1,002 23.7 21,958 13,276 65.4
842 Arboreta and botanical or zoological gardens Taxable 2 0 N D 0 N (1-19) 0 N D 0 N
Exempt 13 7 85.7 10,327 4,612 123.9 122 54 125.9 2,736 1,020 168.2
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 24 N N D N N (500-999) N N D N N
Exempt 1,560 1,684 -7.4 633,262 560,107 13.1 12,102 12,383 -2.3 197,608 r 21.4
861 Business associations Exempt 369 326 13.2 D 117,287 N (1000-2499) 1,559 N D 37,144 N
862 Professional membership organizations Exempt 194 121 60.3 105,794 65,380 61.8 1,061 803 32.1 33,416 r 73.2
864 Civic, social, and fraternal associations Exempt 893 1,041 -14.2 D 308,307 N (5000-9999) 8,741 N D r N
869 Membership organizations, not elsewhere classified % Taxable 24 N N D N N (500-999) N N D N N
Exempt 104 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 6,883 5,401 27.4 6,134,448 3,735,319 64.2 58,783 44,350 32.5 2,459,841 1,539,434 59.8
Exempt 84 N N 259,186 N N 2,998 N N 105,478 N N
871 Engineering, architectural, and surveying services Taxable 2,266 1,847 22.7 D 1,806,197 N (10k-24999) 18,936 N D 755,495 N
872 Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services Taxable 1,913 1,779 7.5 D 581,794 N (10k-24999) 9,639 N D 247,207 N
873 Research, development, and testing services (except noncommercial research organizations) Taxable 406 298 36.2 1,056,487 781,929 35.1 9,251 8,142 13.6 397,503 296,722 34.0
Exempt 79 71 11.3 258,238 156,606 64.9 2,959 2,176 36.0 105,162 62,552 68.1
874 Management and public relations services Taxable 2,298 1,477 55.6 D 565,399 N (10k-24999) 7,633 N D 240,010 N
Exempt 5 N N 948 N N 39 N N 316 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 315 N N 164,559 N N 1,651 N N 65,844 N
899 Services, not elsewhere classified Taxable N 315 N N 164,559 N N 1,651 N N 65,844 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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