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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
8999Services, Nec78,094
899900Services, nec25,612
89990000Services, nec25,612
899901Artists and artists' studios15,692
89990100Artists and artists' studios5,326
89990101Artist7,516
89990102Artist's studio1,895
89990103Sculptor's studio701
89990104Calligrapher254
899902Art related services1,534
89990200Art related services834
89990201Art restoration450
89990202Greeting card painting by hand34
89990203Stained glass art216
899903Commercial and literary writings4,551
89990300Commercial and literary writings1,190
89990301Advertising copy writing227
89990302Author1,143
89990303Ghost writing37
89990304Newspaper column writing71
89990305Writing for publication1,154
89990306Technical writing729
899904Song writings1,050
89990400Song writings153
89990401Music arranging and composing897
899905Weather related services463
89990500Weather related services145
89990501Cloud seeding22
89990502Weather forecasting286
89990503Weather modification10
899906Lecturing services653
89990600Lecturing services625
89990601Christian Science lecturers28
899907Earth science services8,355
89990700Earth science services5,219
89990701Geological consultant836
89990702Geophysical consultant162
89990703Natural resource preservation service2,138
899908Communication services2,588
89990800Communication services2,478
89990801Radio and television announcing80
89990802Radio commentator30
899909Scientific consulting7,596
89990900Scientific consulting6,928
89990901Chemical consultant430
89990902Entomological consultant20
89990903Nuclear consultant89
89990904Physics consultant129
899910Personal services7,459
89991000Personal services5,419
89991001Home planning183
89991002Information bureau1,099
89991003Psychological consultant758
899999Services, nec, nec2,541
89999901Actuarial consultant921
89999902Editorial service731
89999903Inventor291
89999904Search and rescue service451
89999905Technical manual preparation147