1997 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

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NAICS CodeType of BusinessNumber of EstablishmentsRevenue ($1,000)Annual Payroll ($1,000)Paid Employees(1)
541Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7382751929134117920339
5411Legal Services833440510584287
5412Accounting, Tax Return Prep, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services212311614532315
5413Architectural, Engineering and Related Services1556841972859975029
54131Architectural Services9844618416428535147
54133Engineering Services482296271167781799
54134Drafting Services1DDb
5414Specialized Design Services31208677641164
54141Interior Design Services9DDb
54143Graphic Design Services2011769351878
5415Computer Systems Design and Related Services1717280163935255403
541511Custom Computer Programming913953011897192548
541512Computer Systems Design Services663222331996602799
5415121Computer Systems Integrators222615301795282496
5415122Other Computer Systems Consultants446070320132303
541519Other Computer Related Services13DDb
5416Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting1365372303280163312
54161Management Consulting1084550802976462870
541611Administrative and General Management Consulting694129742770842594
541612Human Resources and Executive Search Services162443611115137
5416122Executive Placement Services75496264845
5416123Human Resources and Personnel Management Consulting918940848792
541613Marketing Consulting Services1712232635499
54162Environmental Consulting Services66393298553
54169Other Scientific and Technical Consulting227575727385389
5417Scientific Research and Development Services746286332624024668
54171RandD in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences614954792145992488
5417101RandD in the Physical and Engineering Sciences234242515179225
5417102RandD in the Life Sciences384530541994202263
54172RandD in the Social Sciences and Humanities13133154478032180
5418Advertising and Related Services346140527595854
54181Advertising Agencies1212344445486
54182Public Relations Agencies154502920542629
54189Other Services Related to Advertising4DDc
5419Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services333406010887307
54191Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling19232597396191
54192Photographic Services94293114664
54193Translation and Interpretive Services3DDb


  1. Industries with 500 employees or more are shown. Some statistics are withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies. If employment is 500 or more, number of establishments is shown and employment size range is indicated by one of the following symbols:
    • a: 0 to 19 employees
    • b: 20 to 99 employees
    • c: 100 to 249 employees
    • e: 250 to 499 employees
    • f: 500 to 999 employees
    • g: 1,000 to 2,499 employees
    • h: 2,500 to 4,999 employees
    • i: 5,000 to 9,999 employees
    • j: 10,000 to 24,999 employees
    • k: 25,000 to 49,999 employees
    • l: 50,000 to 99,999 employees
    • m: 100,000 employees or more
  2. D: Withheld to avoid disclosing information about individual companies. Data is included in broader categories.

Source: U. S. Census, 1997 Economic Census, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Geographic Area Series, September 1999.

The figures presented here should not compared to the employment by industry figures generated by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The methodology and intended uses of the information differ, making direct comparisons impracticable.

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For more information about socioeconomic and demographic statistics about Cambridge, please contact Cliff Cook, ccook@cambridgema.gov, Planning Information Manager, at 617/349-4656.