1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

California
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
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Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
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54 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 495,266 t 105,024,594 416,631 15,468,903 78,635 89,555,691
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 495,266 t 105,024,594 416,631 15,468,903 78,635 89,555,691
5411 Legal services 56,148 20,388,388 34,628 1,832,037 21,520 18,556,351
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 59,332 14,190,879 46,566 912,889 12,766 13,277,990
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 11,379 5,657,019 4,334 154,774 7,045 5,502,245
541213 Tax return preparation services 12,843 509,614 10,994 183,647 1,849 325,967
541214 Payroll services 723 6,475,805 373 7,661 350 6,468,144
541219 Other accounting services 34,387 1,548,441 30,865 566,807 3,522 981,634
5413-a Architectural, engineering, & related services N N 33,795 1,375,464 N N
54131 Architectural services 12,449 2,927,830 9,660 445,574 2,789 2,482,256
54132 Landscape architectural services X X 3,154 81,873 X X
54133 Engineering services 23,191 13,146,824 15,802 697,391 7,389 12,449,433
54134 Drafting services 3,170 158,324 2,977 73,059 193 85,265
54135 Building inspection services 1,314 128,533 1,043 37,650 271 90,883
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 237 22,527 196 8,247 41 14,280
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 1,334 248,359 830 24,755 504 223,604
54138 Testing laboratories 803 1,068,706 133 6,915 670 1,061,791
5414 Specialized design services 19,952 3,193,488 16,366 656,246 3,586 2,537,242
5415 Computer systems design & related services 46,778 17,155,141 37,058 1,370,619 9,720 15,784,522
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 97,691 11,553,956 88,095 3,334,564 9,596 8,219,392
5417 Scientific research & development services 4,210 5,887,816 2,544 92,955 1,666 5,794,861
5418 Advertising & related services 19,404 7,872,370 14,649 838,359 4,755 7,034,011
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services t 146,099 t 6,999,580 142,930 5,055,770 3,169 1,943,810
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 3,263 1,029,346 2,739 95,557 524 933,789
54192 Photographic services 13,254 1,033,200 11,196 349,528 2,058 683,672
54193 Translation & interpretation services 4,621 190,957 4,434 105,107 187 85,850
54194 Veterinary services X X 1,247 54,936 X X
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 123,714 4,691,141 123,314 4,450,642 400 240,499
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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