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, Nec89,063
899900Services, nec37,140
89990000Services, nec37,140
899901Artists and artists' studios14,770
89990100Artists and artists' studios4,332
89990101Artist7,229
89990102Artist's studio2,111
89990103Sculptor's studio831
89990104Calligrapher267
899902Art related services1,725
89990200Art related services927
89990201Art restoration509
89990202Greeting card painting by hand35
89990203Stained glass art254
899903Commercial and literary writings4,902
89990300Commercial and literary writings1,447
89990301Advertising copy writing225
89990302Author1,076
89990303Ghost writing43
89990304Newspaper column writing86
89990305Writing for publication1,213
89990306Technical writing812
899904Song writings1,115
89990400Song writings123
89990401Music arranging and composing992
899905Weather related services492
89990500Weather related services167
89990501Cloud seeding18
89990502Weather forecasting296
89990503Weather modification11
899906Lecturing services762
89990600Lecturing services735
89990601Christian Science lecturers27
899907Earth science services8,802
89990700Earth science services5,413
89990701Geological consultant936
89990702Geophysical consultant189
89990703Natural resource preservation service2,264
899908Communication services2,662
89990800Communication services2,550
89990801Radio and television announcing79
89990802Radio commentator33
899909Scientific consulting7,464
89990900Scientific consulting6,692
89990901Chemical consultant507
89990902Entomological consultant23
89990903Nuclear consultant103
89990904Physics consultant139
899910Personal services6,304
89991000Personal services3,988
89991001Home planning188
89991002Information bureau1,285
89991003Psychological consultant843
899999Services, nec, nec2,925
89999901Actuarial consultant1,125
89999902Editorial service822
89999903Inventor319
89999904Search and rescue service498
89999905Technical manual preparation161