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, Nec79,462
899900Services, nec27,551
89990000Services, nec27,551
899901Artists and artists' studios14,974
89990100Artists and artists' studios4,720
89990101Artist7,155
89990102Artist's studio2,036
89990103Sculptor's studio793
89990104Calligrapher270
899902Art related services1,675
89990200Art related services899
89990201Art restoration491
89990202Greeting card painting by hand35
89990203Stained glass art250
899903Commercial and literary writings4,598
89990300Commercial and literary writings1,302
89990301Advertising copy writing218
89990302Author1,029
89990303Ghost writing42
89990304Newspaper column writing80
89990305Writing for publication1,156
89990306Technical writing771
899904Song writings1,077
89990400Song writings113
89990401Music arranging and composing964
899905Weather related services469
89990500Weather related services150
89990501Cloud seeding19
89990502Weather forecasting289
89990503Weather modification11
899906Lecturing services734
89990600Lecturing services709
89990601Christian Science lecturers25
899907Earth science services8,824
89990700Earth science services5,498
89990701Geological consultant921
89990702Geophysical consultant181
89990703Natural resource preservation service2,224
899908Communication services2,593
89990800Communication services2,486
89990801Radio and television announcing76
89990802Radio commentator31
899909Scientific consulting7,772
89990900Scientific consulting7,032
89990901Chemical consultant483
89990902Entomological consultant22
89990903Nuclear consultant97
89990904Physics consultant138
899910Personal services6,406
89991000Personal services4,211
89991001Home planning179
89991002Information bureau1,209
89991003Psychological consultant807
899999Services, nec, nec2,789
89999901Actuarial consultant1,054
89999902Editorial service794
89999903Inventor291
89999904Search and rescue service494
89999905Technical manual preparation156