SIC Industry Description

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 Services264,590
874200Management consulting services89,023
87420000Management consulting services89,023
874201Industrial and labor consulting services5,278
87420100Industrial and labor consulting services672
87420101Automation and robotics consultant921
87420102Industrial consultant748
87420103Industrial hygiene consultant166
87420104Maintenance management consultant578
87420105Management engineering365
87420106Manufacturing management consultant1,141
87420107Quality assurance consultant687
874202Human resource consulting services13,547
87420200Human resource consulting services4,000
87420201Compensation and benefits planning consultant1,562
87420202Incentive or award program consultant273
87420203Labor and union relations consultant141
87420204Personnel management consultant759
87420205Programmed instruction service367
87420206Training and development consultant6,445
874203Marketing consulting services61,450
87420300Marketing consulting services56,875
87420301Distribution channels consultant359
87420302Franchising consultant251
87420303Merchandising consultant297
87420304New products and services consultants446
87420305Sales (including sales management) consultant3,222
874204Industry specialist consultants24,042
87420400Industry specialist consultants1,781
87420401Banking and finance consultant1,514
87420402Construction project management consultant2,392
87420403Food and beverage consultant1,096
87420404Hospital and health services consultant6,051
87420405Public utilities consultant263
87420406Real estate consultant5,661
87420407Restaurant and food services consultants1,243
87420408Retail trade consultant841
87420409School, college, univeristy consultant531
87420410Transportation consultant2,669
874205Business planning and organizing services21,120
87420500Business planning and organizing services17,940
87420501Corporate objectives and policies consultant142
87420502Corporation organizing consultant249
87420503Materials mgmt. (purchasing, handling, inventory) consultant433
87420504New business start-up consultant664
87420505Planning consultant1,692
874299Management consulting services, nec50,130
87429901Administrative services consultant1,442
87429902Business management consultant17,562
87429903Foreign trade consultant519
87429904General management consultant3,811
87429905Management information systems consultant1,510
87429906Productivity improvement consultant207
87429907Site location consultant156
87429908Financial consultant24,868