1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

South 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 31,919 t 7,473,003 25,343 652,073 6,576 6,820,930
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 31,919 t 7,473,003 25,343 652,073 6,576 6,820,930
5411 Legal services 3,623 1,215,088 1,458 52,623 2,165 1,162,465
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 4,217 374,030 3,037 40,584 1,180 333,446
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 930 229,847 355 7,351 575 222,496
541213 Tax return preparation services 1,159 47,063 901 10,767 258 36,296
541214 Payroll services 76 22,139 41 429 35 21,710
541219 Other accounting services 2,052 74,981 1,740 22,037 312 52,944
5413-a Architectural, engineering, & related services N N 2,321 66,025 N N
54131 Architectural services 617 153,693 388 12,299 229 141,394
54132 Landscape architectural services X X 401 7,551 X X
54133 Engineering services 1,555 3,943,949 978 34,818 577 3,909,131
54134 Drafting services 286 N 267 6,224 19 D
54135 Building inspection services 136 5,011 113 2,114 23 2,897
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 13 N 12 240 1 D
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 386 47,420 156 2,741 230 44,679
54138 Testing laboratories 66 56,069 6 38 60 56,031
5414 Specialized design services 960 85,844 766 21,151 194 64,693
5415 Computer systems design & related services 2,084 463,130 1,625 49,358 459 413,772
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 6,217 470,217 5,467 143,220 750 326,997
5417 Scientific research & development services 163 39,478 127 3,206 36 36,272
5418 Advertising & related services 1,327 280,528 942 35,563 385 244,965
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services t 9,868 t 317,409 9,600 240,343 268 77,066
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 212 22,748 182 3,703 30 19,045
54192 Photographic services 937 59,444 733 14,524 204 44,920
54193 Translation & interpretation services 260 N 258 4,939 2 D
54194 Veterinary services X X 108 3,874 X X
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 8,351 N 8,319 213,303 32 D
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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