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, Nec80,408
899900Services, nec28,964
89990000Services, nec28,964
899901Artists and artists' studios15,091
89990100Artists and artists' studios4,760
89990101Artist7,431
89990102Artist's studio1,895
89990103Sculptor's studio733
89990104Calligrapher272
899902Art related services1,580
89990200Art related services856
89990201Art restoration460
89990202Greeting card painting by hand35
89990203Stained glass art229
899903Commercial and literary writings4,534
89990300Commercial and literary writings1,254
89990301Advertising copy writing223
89990302Author1,058
89990303Ghost writing39
89990304Newspaper column writing74
89990305Writing for publication1,137
89990306Technical writing749
899904Song writings1,038
89990400Song writings124
89990401Music arranging and composing914
899905Weather related services467
89990500Weather related services149
89990501Cloud seeding21
89990502Weather forecasting286
89990503Weather modification11
899906Lecturing services692
89990600Lecturing services666
89990601Christian Science lecturers26
899907Earth science services8,659
89990700Earth science services5,428
89990701Geological consultant873
89990702Geophysical consultant168
89990703Natural resource preservation service2,190
899908Communication services2,501
89990800Communication services2,398
89990801Radio and television announcing74
89990802Radio commentator29
899909Scientific consulting7,707
89990900Scientific consulting7,003
89990901Chemical consultant452
89990902Entomological consultant22
89990903Nuclear consultant94
89990904Physics consultant136
899910Personal services6,538
89991000Personal services4,445
89991001Home planning177
89991002Information bureau1,156
89991003Psychological consultant760
899999Services, nec, nec2,637
89999901Actuarial consultant958
89999902Editorial service774
89999903Inventor291
89999904Search and rescue service464
89999905Technical manual preparation150