Industry: 8742—Management Consulting Services
Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing operating counsel and assistance to managements of private, nonprofit, and public organizations. These establishments generally perform a variety of activities, such as strategic and organizational planning; financial planning and budgeting; marketing objectives and policies; information systems planning, evaluation and selection; human resource policies and practices planning; and production scheduling and control planning. These establishments are characterized by the breadth and scope of the problems they address.

Administrative management consultantsMarketing consultants
General management consultantsOperations research consultants
Human resource consultantsPersonnel management consultants, except employment service
Management engineering consultantsPhysical distribution consultants
Management information systems consultantsSite location consultants
Manufacturing management consultants
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8742Management Consulting Services249,268
874200Management consulting services92,755
87420000Management consulting services92,755
874201Industrial and labor consulting services5,255
87420100Industrial and labor consulting services603
87420101Automation and robotics consultant1,054
87420102Industrial consultant735
87420103Industrial hygiene consultant177
87420104Maintenance management consultant532
87420105Management engineering321
87420106Manufacturing management consultant1,175
87420107Quality assurance consultant658
874202Human resource consulting services12,150
87420200Human resource consulting services3,671
87420201Compensation and benefits planning consultant1,465
87420202Incentive or award program consultant274
87420203Labor and union relations consultant148
87420204Personnel management consultant784
87420205Programmed instruction service285
87420206Training and development consultant5,523
874203Marketing consulting services52,140
87420300Marketing consulting services47,678
87420301Distribution channels consultant361
87420302Franchising consultant227
87420303Merchandising consultant309
87420304New products and services consultants443
87420305Sales (including sales management) consultant3,122
874204Industry specialist consultants23,327
87420400Industry specialist consultants1,694
87420401Banking and finance consultant1,598
87420402Construction project management consultant2,292
87420403Food and beverage consultant1,132
87420404Hospital and health services consultant6,017
87420405Public utilities consultant254
87420406Real estate consultant5,549
87420407Restaurant and food services consultants1,131
87420408Retail trade consultant763
87420409School, college, univeristy consultant548
87420410Transportation consultant2,349
874205Business planning and organizing services19,778
87420500Business planning and organizing services16,633
87420501Corporate objectives and policies consultant137
87420502Corporation organizing consultant239
87420503Materials mgmt. (purchasing, handling, inventory) consultant403
87420504New business start-up consultant648
87420505Planning consultant1,718
874299Management consulting services, nec43,863
87429901Administrative services consultant1,377
87429902Business management consultant13,115
87429903Foreign trade consultant528
87429904General management consultant2,922
87429905Management information systems consultant1,339
87429906Productivity improvement consultant205
87429907Site location consultant155
87429908Financial consultant24,179