Professional, Scientific & Tech Services Industry Pay Trends
Updated April 1, 2013
Helping to discover information and solve technical problems, workers in the professional, scientific and tech services industry are typically employed by companies offering legal services, accounting, architectural services, computer programming, and management consulting services.
The professional, scientific and tech services industry (54), as defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), includes the following: legal services, accounting, architectural services, computer programming, management consulting services, advertising agencies, environmental consulting, veterinary services. View the full definition on Census.gov.
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.