This sector comprises
establishments that specialize in performing professional, scientific, and
technical activities for others. These activities require a high degree of
expertise and training. Activities include legal advice and
representation; accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services;
architectural, engineering, and specialized design services; computer
services, consulting services, research services, advertising services,
photographic services, translation and interpretation services; veterinary
services, and other professional, scientific, and technical services.
Employment classified in this new NAICS
sector was previously classified in the Services (95%), Agriculture,
Forestry and Fishing (4%) and Finance, Insurance & Real Estate (1%)
divisions under SIC.