1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Colorado
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
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
54 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 72,219 t 14,516,471 57,904 1,628,768 14,315 12,887,703
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 72,219 t 14,516,471 57,904 1,628,768 14,315 12,887,703
5411 Legal services 7,289 1,860,422 4,060 159,229 3,229 1,701,193
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 9,247 1,018,415 7,054 99,797 2,193 918,618
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 2,043 546,246 836 20,071 1,207 526,175
541213 Tax return preparation services 1,396 47,799 1,202 14,878 194 32,921
541214 Payroll services 102 111,635 48 906 54 110,729
541219 Other accounting services 5,706 312,735 4,968 63,942 738 248,793
5413-a Architectural, engineering, & related services N N 4,816 169,607 N N
54131 Architectural services 1,879 432,035 1,283 49,564 596 382,471
54132 Landscape architectural services X X 320 8,002 X X
54133 Engineering services 3,757 2,013,926 2,165 86,974 1,592 1,926,952
54134 Drafting services 611 19,878 558 10,658 53 9,220
54135 Building inspection services 240 15,863 167 2,965 73 12,898
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 140 41,259 91 3,560 49 37,699
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 437 117,095 212 6,723 225 110,372
54138 Testing laboratories 139 109,076 20 1,161 119 107,915
5414 Specialized design services 2,688 306,448 2,085 64,613 603 241,835
5415 Computer systems design & related services 7,233 5,376,818 5,214 152,177 2,019 5,224,641
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 14,851 1,482,922 12,764 378,809 2,087 1,104,113
5417 Scientific research & development services 692 485,034 427 11,757 265 473,277
5418 Advertising & related services 2,732 543,850 2,031 94,083 701 449,767
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services t 19,964 t 685,428 19,453 498,696 511 186,732
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 410 62,930 334 7,718 76 55,212
54192 Photographic services 2,051 113,312 1,701 38,114 350 75,198
54193 Translation & interpretation services 589 34,413 569 9,882 20 24,531
54194 Veterinary services X X 331 10,334 X X
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 16,583 464,439 16,518 432,648 65 31,791
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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