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, Nec88,419
899900Services, nec38,407
89990000Services, nec38,407
899901Artists and artists' studios14,195
89990100Artists and artists' studios4,110
89990101Artist6,963
89990102Artist's studio2,057
89990103Sculptor's studio806
89990104Calligrapher259
899902Art related services1,680
89990200Art related services896
89990201Art restoration507
89990202Greeting card painting by hand34
89990203Stained glass art243
899903Commercial and literary writings4,775
89990300Commercial and literary writings1,420
89990301Advertising copy writing214
89990302Author1,073
89990303Ghost writing43
89990304Newspaper column writing85
89990305Writing for publication1,156
89990306Technical writing784
899904Song writings1,080
89990400Song writings119
89990401Music arranging and composing961
899905Weather related services477
89990500Weather related services158
89990501Cloud seeding18
89990502Weather forecasting291
89990503Weather modification10
899906Lecturing services742
89990600Lecturing services715
89990601Christian Science lecturers27
899907Earth science services8,410
89990700Earth science services5,190
89990701Geological consultant901
89990702Geophysical consultant185
89990703Natural resource preservation service2,134
899908Communication services2,486
89990800Communication services2,380
89990801Radio and television announcing74
89990802Radio commentator32
899909Scientific consulting7,231
89990900Scientific consulting6,502
89990901Chemical consultant480
89990902Entomological consultant23
89990903Nuclear consultant96
89990904Physics consultant130
899910Personal services6,104
89991000Personal services3,867
89991001Home planning184
89991002Information bureau1,229
89991003Psychological consultant824
899999Services, nec, nec2,832
89999901Actuarial consultant1,090
89999902Editorial service807
89999903Inventor307
89999904Search and rescue service480
89999905Technical manual preparation148