SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8999—Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily providing services, not elsewhere classified, such as authors, lecturers, radio commentators, song writers, weather forecasters, writers, and artists working on their own account. Establishments primarily providing commercial art services are classified in Industry 7336.

Actuaries, consultingGhost writing
Advertising copy, writers ofGreeting cards, hand painting of Inventors
Announcers, radio and television serviceLecturers
Art restorationMusic arrangers
Artificial nucleation (cloud seeding)Newspaper columnists
Artists, except commercial and medicalPhysicists, consulting: not connected with business service laboratories
Artists’ studios, except commercial and medicalPsychologists, industrial
AuthorsRadio commentators
Chemists, consulting: not connected with business service laboratoriesSculptors' studios
Christian Science lecturersSong writers
Cloud seedingStained glass artists
Consultants, nuclear: not connected with business service laboratoriesWeather forecasters
Entomologists, consulting: not with business service laboratoriesWeather modification (rain makers)
Geologists, consulting: not connected with business service laboratoriesWriters
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8999Services, Nec83,578
899900Services, nec32,049
89990000Services, nec32,049
899901Artists and artists' studios15,107
89990100Artists and artists' studios4,781
89990101Artist7,364
89990102Artist's studio1,938
89990103Sculptor's studio755
89990104Calligrapher269
899902Art related services1,595
89990200Art related services860
89990201Art restoration470
89990202Greeting card painting by hand35
89990203Stained glass art230
899903Commercial and literary writings4,551
89990300Commercial and literary writings1,272
89990301Advertising copy writing218
89990302Author1,036
89990303Ghost writing41
89990304Newspaper column writing75
89990305Writing for publication1,148
89990306Technical writing761
899904Song writings1,055
89990400Song writings121
89990401Music arranging and composing934
899905Weather related services469
89990500Weather related services151
89990501Cloud seeding20
89990502Weather forecasting287
89990503Weather modification11
899906Lecturing services715
89990600Lecturing services689
89990601Christian Science lecturers26
899907Earth science services8,716
89990700Earth science services5,440
89990701Geological consultant891
89990702Geophysical consultant167
89990703Natural resource preservation service2,218
899908Communication services2,535
89990800Communication services2,430
89990801Radio and television announcing76
89990802Radio commentator29
899909Scientific consulting7,590
89990900Scientific consulting6,874
89990901Chemical consultant463
89990902Entomological consultant21
89990903Nuclear consultant94
89990904Physics consultant138
899910Personal services6,497
89991000Personal services4,373
89991001Home planning179
89991002Information bureau1,181
89991003Psychological consultant764
899999Services, nec, nec2,699
89999901Actuarial consultant1,005
89999902Editorial service780
89999903Inventor292
89999904Search and rescue service470
89999905Technical manual preparation152