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, Nec82,947
899900Services, nec34,376
89990000Services, nec34,376
899901Artists and artists' studios13,931
89990100Artists and artists' studios4,054
89990101Artist6,843
89990102Artist's studio1,997
89990103Sculptor's studio780
89990104Calligrapher257
899902Art related services1,619
89990200Art related services873
89990201Art restoration480
89990202Greeting card painting by hand32
89990203Stained glass art234
899903Commercial and literary writings4,599
89990300Commercial and literary writings1,355
89990301Advertising copy writing205
89990302Author1,011
89990303Ghost writing43
89990304Newspaper column writing83
89990305Writing for publication1,132
89990306Technical writing770
899904Song writings1,047
89990400Song writings113
89990401Music arranging and composing934
899905Weather related services455
89990500Weather related services153
89990501Cloud seeding18
89990502Weather forecasting274
89990503Weather modification10
899906Lecturing services727
89990600Lecturing services704
89990601Christian Science lecturers23
899907Earth science services8,145
89990700Earth science services5,047
89990701Geological consultant883
89990702Geophysical consultant174
89990703Natural resource preservation service2,041
899908Communication services2,443
89990800Communication services2,340
89990801Radio and television announcing74
89990802Radio commentator29
899909Scientific consulting6,983
89990900Scientific consulting6,275
89990901Chemical consultant464
89990902Entomological consultant22
89990903Nuclear consultant94
89990904Physics consultant128
899910Personal services5,907
89991000Personal services3,759
89991001Home planning173
89991002Information bureau1,178
89991003Psychological consultant797
899999Services, nec, nec2,715
89999901Actuarial consultant1,031
89999902Editorial service792
89999903Inventor286
89999904Search and rescue service459
89999905Technical manual preparation147