1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

North Carolina
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 71,565 t 11,187,573 57,214 1,426,670 14,351 9,760,903
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 71,565 t 11,187,573 57,214 1,426,670 14,351 9,760,903
5411 Legal services 5,921 1,931,441 2,496 101,523 3,425 1,829,918
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 9,557 1,093,832 7,055 81,173 2,502 1,012,659
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 2,103 763,849 814 15,147 1,289 748,702
541213 Tax return preparation services 2,131 91,250 1,737 16,219 394 75,031
541214 Payroll services 123 90,535 77 662 46 89,873
541219 Other accounting services 5,200 148,198 4,427 49,145 773 99,053
5413-a Architectural, engineering, & related services N N 4,997 134,492 N N
54131 Architectural services 1,415 384,759 902 29,586 513 355,173
54132 Landscape architectural services X X 1,087 21,286 X X
54133 Engineering services 2,842 1,458,621 1,719 57,995 1,123 1,400,626
54134 Drafting services 709 22,184 650 12,362 59 9,822
54135 Building inspection services 286 12,305 216 3,670 70 8,635
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 48 2,032 41 1,179 7 853
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 935 160,470 346 7,563 589 152,907
54138 Testing laboratories 157 139,005 36 851 121 138,154
5414 Specialized design services 2,728 311,191 2,055 65,258 673 245,933
5415 Computer systems design & related services 5,945 2,080,847 4,328 122,420 1,617 1,958,427
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 13,966 1,451,423 12,097 308,258 1,869 1,143,165
5417 Scientific research & development services 619 365,225 420 11,055 199 354,170
5418 Advertising & related services 3,106 883,663 2,176 90,259 930 793,404
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services t 22,244 t 869,289 21,590 512,232 654 357,057
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 403 92,250 333 6,112 70 86,138
54192 Photographic services 2,199 286,752 1,720 38,171 479 248,581
54193 Translation & interpretation services 661 14,013 641 9,157 20 4,856
54194 Veterinary services X X 257 7,368 X X
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 18,724 468,906 18,639 451,424 85 17,482
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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