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 Agencies22,203
7312Outdoor Advertising Services1,799
7313Radio, Television, and Publishers' Advertising Representatives3,866
7319Advertising, Not Elsewhere Classified6,688
Industry Group 732: Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile
7322Adjustment and Collection Services4,540
7323Credit Reporting Services1,161
Industry Group 733: Mailing, Reproduction, Commercial Art And Photography, And Stenographic Services
7331Direct Mail Advertising Services4,879
7334Photocopying and Duplicating Services5,633
7335Commercial Photography16,728
7336Commercial Art and Graphic Design35,248
7338Secretarial and Court Reporting Services10,811
Industry Group 734: Services To Dwellings And Other Buildings
7342Disinfecting and Pest Control Services24,636
7349Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere100,979
Industry Group 735: Miscellaneous Equipment Rental And Leasing
7352Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing2,216
7353Heavy Construction Equipment Rental and Leasing4,860
7359Equipment Rental and Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified61,018
Industry Group 736: Personnel Supply Services
7361Employment Agencies32,042
7363Help Supply Services20,836
Industry Group 737: Computer Programming, Data Processing, And Other Computer Related Services
7371Computer Programming Services96,372
7372Prepackaged Software22,021
7373Computer Integrated Systems Design21,561
7374Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services19,428
7375Information Retrieval Services6,228
7376Computer Facilities Management Services1,087
7377Computer Rental and Leasing610
7378Computer Maintenance and Repair11,676
7379Computer Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified64,271
Industry Group 738: Miscellaneous Business Services
7381Detective, Guard, and Armored Car Services28,774
7382Security Systems Services13,662
7383News Syndicates952
7384Photofinishing Laboratories4,631
7389Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified1,397,027