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 Research14,488
873200Commercial nonphysical research1,821
87320000Commercial nonphysical research1,821
873201Market analysis, business, and economic research11,038
87320100Market analysis, business, and economic research2,232
87320101Business analysis1,749
87320102Business economic service434
87320103Business research service659
87320104Economic research403
87320105Market analysis or research3,398
87320106Merger, acquisition, and reorganization research276
87320107Opinion research110
87320108Research services, except laboratory1,390
87320109Survey service: marketing, location, etc.387
873202Commercial sociological and educational research1,629
87320200Commercial sociological and educational research428
87320201Educational research998
87320202Sociological research203