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 Agencies22,342
7312Outdoor Advertising Services1,825
7313Radio, Television, and Publishers' Advertising Representatives3,898
7319Advertising, Not Elsewhere Classified6,703
Industry Group 732: Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile
7322Adjustment and Collection Services4,637
7323Credit Reporting Services1,165
Industry Group 733: Mailing, Reproduction, Commercial Art And Photography, And Stenographic Services
7331Direct Mail Advertising Services4,976
7334Photocopying and Duplicating Services5,656
7335Commercial Photography16,858
7336Commercial Art and Graphic Design35,609
7338Secretarial and Court Reporting Services11,094
Industry Group 734: Services To Dwellings And Other Buildings
7342Disinfecting and Pest Control Services24,810
7349Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere99,639
Industry Group 735: Miscellaneous Equipment Rental And Leasing
7352Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing2,251
7353Heavy Construction Equipment Rental and Leasing4,891
7359Equipment Rental and Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified60,133
Industry Group 736: Personnel Supply Services
7361Employment Agencies32,305
7363Help Supply Services21,036
Industry Group 737: Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
7371Computer Programming Services95,409
7372Prepackaged Software22,210
7373Computer Integrated Systems Design21,664
7374Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services19,572
7375Information Retrieval Services6,356
7376Computer Facilities Management Services1,089
7377Computer Rental and Leasing622
7378Computer Maintenance and Repair11,855
7379Computer Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified64,107
Industry Group 738: Miscellaneous Business Services
7381Detective, Guard, and Armored Car Services29,113
7382Security Systems Services13,707
7383News Syndicates967
7384Photofinishing Laboratories4,706
7389Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified1,426,031