SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8732—Commercial Economic, Sociological, and Educational Research
Establishments primarily engaged in performing commercial business, marketing, opinion, and other economic, sociological, and educational research on a contract or fee basis. Noncommercial economic, sociological, and educational research establishments funded from endowments, grants, or contributions are classified in Industry 8733.

Business economists, commercialMarket research commercial
Business research commercialOpinion research commercial
Economic research, commercialResearch economic, sociological and educational—commercial
Educational research, commercialSociological research commercial
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8732Commercial Nonphysical Research13,973
873200Commercial nonphysical research1,613
87320000Commercial nonphysical research1,613
873201Market analysis, business, and economic research10,847
87320100Market analysis, business, and economic research2,212
87320101Business analysis1,641
87320102Business economic service423
87320103Business research service641
87320104Economic research387
87320105Market analysis or research3,482
87320106Merger, acquisition, and reorganization research257
87320107Opinion research101
87320108Research services, except laboratory1,289
87320109Survey service: marketing, location, etc.414
873202Commercial sociological and educational research1,513
87320200Commercial sociological and educational research397
87320201Educational research925
87320202Sociological research191