1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Washington
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 70,655 t 12,149,024 57,244 1,584,229 13,411 10,564,795
541 Professional, scientific, & technical services t 70,655 t 12,149,024 57,244 1,584,229 13,411 10,564,795
5411 Legal services 7,047 2,263,507 3,641 153,298 3,406 2,110,209
5412 Accounting, tax return prep, bookkeeping, & payroll services 8,921 1,049,878 6,762 98,391 2,159 951,487
541211 Offices of certified public accountants 1,855 689,376 739 18,180 1,116 671,196
541213 Tax return preparation services 1,248 48,356 1,005 12,563 243 35,793
541214 Payroll services 106 134,546 59 402 47 134,144
541219 Other accounting services 5,712 177,600 4,959 67,246 753 110,354
5413-a Architectural, engineering, & related services N N 5,141 159,544 N N
54131 Architectural services 2,154 545,517 1,493 51,491 661 494,026
54132 Landscape architectural services X X 458 9,469 X X
54133 Engineering services 3,644 2,151,840 2,262 78,917 1,382 2,072,923
54134 Drafting services 593 18,826 544 10,941 49 7,885
54135 Building inspection services 237 20,308 158 3,643 79 16,665
54136 Geophysical surveying & mapping services 40 34,347 31 1,402 9 32,945
54137 Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services 401 69,318 180 3,396 221 65,922
54138 Testing laboratories 131 113,132 15 285 116 112,847
5414 Specialized design services 2,911 271,420 2,395 70,867 516 200,553
5415 Computer systems design & related services 6,703 1,979,872 5,234 151,331 1,469 1,828,541
5416 Management, scientific, & technical consulting services 14,934 1,291,821 13,114 374,652 1,820 917,169
5417 Scientific research & development services 618 877,231 400 12,354 218 864,877
5418 Advertising & related services 2,561 746,033 1,838 79,971 723 666,062
5419 Other professional, scientific, & technical services t 19,302 t 706,505 18,719 483,821 583 222,684
54191 Marketing research & public opinion polling 412 87,335 340 8,572 72 78,763
54192 Photographic services 2,173 151,064 1,771 43,147 402 107,917
54193 Translation & interpretation services 859 29,881 822 17,217 37 12,664
54194 Veterinary services X X 210 6,716 X X
54199 All other professional, scientific, & technical services 15,648 431,509 15,576 408,169 72 23,340
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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