Major Group: 73—Business Services

This major group includes establishments primarily engaged in rendering services, not elsewhere classified, to business establishments on a contract or fee basis, such as advertising, credit reporting, collection of claims, mailing, reproduction, stenographic, news syndicates, computer programming, photocopying, duplicating, data processing, services to buildings, and help supply services. Establishments primarily engaged in providing engineering, accounting, research, management, and related services are classified in Major Group 87. Establishments which provide specialized services closely allied to activities covered in other divisions are classified in such divisions.

Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
Industry Group 731: Advertising
7311Advertising Agencies22,104
7312Outdoor Advertising Services1,768
7313Radio, Television, and Publishers' Advertising Representatives3,917
7319Advertising, Not Elsewhere Classified6,529
Industry Group 732: Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile
7322Adjustment and Collection Services4,586
7323Credit Reporting Services1,123
Industry Group 733: Mailing, Reproduction, Commercial Art And Photography, And Stenographic Services
7331Direct Mail Advertising Services4,968
7334Photocopying and Duplicating Services5,646
7335Commercial Photography16,578
7336Commercial Art and Graphic Design35,211
7338Secretarial and Court Reporting Services11,064
Industry Group 734: Services To Dwellings And Other Buildings
7342Disinfecting and Pest Control Services24,364
7349Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere97,982
Industry Group 735: Miscellaneous Equipment Rental And Leasing
7352Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing2,215
7353Heavy Construction Equipment Rental and Leasing4,832
7359Equipment Rental and Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified58,605
Industry Group 736: Personnel Supply Services
7361Employment Agencies31,154
7363Help Supply Services20,920
Industry Group 737: Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
7371Computer Programming Services94,432
7372Prepackaged Software22,160
7373Computer Integrated Systems Design21,475
7374Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services19,523
7375Information Retrieval Services6,302
7376Computer Facilities Management Services1,105
7377Computer Rental and Leasing629
7378Computer Maintenance and Repair11,892
7379Computer Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified63,277
Industry Group 738: Miscellaneous Business Services
7381Detective, Guard, and Armored Car Services29,347
7382Security Systems Services13,189
7383News Syndicates960
7384Photofinishing Laboratories4,421
7389Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified1,421,151