SIC Code 8731 - Commercial Physical and Biological Research

Industry Sector

Services

Total Companies

24,730

Est. Employment

529,360

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in commercial physical and biological research and development on a contract or fee basis.

Snapshot

SIC Code 8731 - Commercial Physical and Biological Research is a final level code of the “Services” Division. There are 24,730 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 529,360 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 8731 - Commercial Physical and Biological Research are:

  • Agricultural research,
  • Biological research commercial
  • Chemical laboratories, commercial research except testing
  • Engineering laboratories, commercial research: except testing
  • Food research commercial
  • Industrial laboratories commercial research: except testing
  • Physical research commercial
  • Research and development physical and biological: commercial

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 8731 - Commercial Physical and Biological Research that is a better classification match. Noncommercial research establishments funded by endowments, grants, or contributions are classified in industry 8733. Separate establishments of aircraft, guided missile, or spacecraft manufacturers primarily engaged in research and development on these products are classified in manufacturing, major group 37.

Companies

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 8731

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 8731 – Commercial Physical and Biological Research. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 873101 Laboratories-Research & Development
  • 873102 Experimental Work
  • 873103 Solar Energy Research & Development
  • 873104 Laboratories
  • 873105 Human Factors-Research & Development
  • 873106 Electronic Research & Development
  • 873107 Oceanographers
  • 873108 Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories
  • 873109 Testing
  • 873110 Technology Assistance Programs
  • 873111 Environmental & Ecological Services
  • 873112 Engineers-Biomedical
  • 873113 Lake Management Services
  • 873114 Pollution Control
  • 873115 Govt-Coml Physical/biological Research
  • 873116 Food Analysis
  • 873117 Recycling Education Info & Training Services
  • 873118 Recycling Consultants
  • 873119 Agricultural Research
  • 873120 Rubber Research & Consulting
  • 873121 Cryogenic Research & Development
  • 873122 Laboratories-Agricultural
  • 873123 Laboratories-Marine Biological
  • 873124 Laboratories-Biochemical
  • 873125 Lasers-Communication Research & Dev
  • 873126 Biotechnology Products & Services
  • 873127 Biology Consultants
  • 873128 Chemical Research
  • 873130 Wetlands Consultants
  • 873131 Ergonomics
  • 873132 Toxicologists
  • 873133 Geological Laboratories
  • 873134 Laboratories-Psychological
  • 873135 Operations Research
  • 873139 Surveyors-Seismic
  • 873140 Surveyors-Hydrographic
  • 873141 Technologists-Applied Sciences
  • 873198 Commercial Physical Research

7-digit SIC

  • 8731001 Commercial Physical & Biological Research
  • 8731002 Biological Research
  • 8731003 Environmental & Ecological Services
  • 8731004 Commercial Medical Research
  • 8731005 Biotechnology Products & Services
  • 8731006 Electronic Research & Development
  • 8731007 Energy Research
  • 8731008 Commercial Physical Research
  • 8731009 Computer Hardware Development
  • 8731010 Agricultural Research
  • 8731011 Commercial Research Laboratory
  • 8731012 Natural Resource Research
  • 8731013 Chemical Research
  • 8731014 Engineering Laboratory (except Testing)
  • 8731015 Food Research
  • 8731016 Industrial Laboratories
  • 8731017 Laboratories-Research & Development
  • 8731018 Experimental Work
  • 8731019 Solar Energy Research & Development
  • 8731020 Laboratories
  • 8731021 Human Factors-Research & Development
  • 8731022 Oceanographers
  • 8731023 Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories
  • 8731024 Testing
  • 8731024 Testing (non-Destructive)
  • 8731024 Testing (toxic Materials & Gases)
  • 8731024 Testing Equipment-Environmental
  • 8731025 Technology Assistance Programs
  • 8731026 Engineers-Biomedical
  • 8731027 Lake Management Services
  • 8731028 Pollution Control
  • 8731029 Government-Coml Physical/biological Research
  • 8731030 Food Analysis
  • 8731031 Recycling Education Info & Training Services
  • 8731032 Recycling Consultants
  • 8731033 Rubber Research & Consulting
  • 8731034 Cryogenic Research & Development
  • 8731035 Laboratories-Agricultural
  • 8731036 Laboratories-Marine Biological
  • 8731037 Laboratories-Biochemical
  • 8731038 Lasers-Communication Research & Development
  • 8731039 Biology Consultants
  • 8731040 Wetlands Consultants
  • 8731041 Ergonomics
  • 8731042 Toxicologists
  • 8731043 Geological Laboratories
  • 8731044 Laboratories-Psychological
  • 8731045 Operations Research
  • 8731046 Surveyors-Seismic
  • 8731047 Surveyors-Hydrographic
  • 8731048 Technologists-Applied Sciences

8-digit SIC

  • 87310000 Commercial Physical Research
  • 87310100 Biological Research
  • 87310101 Agricultural Research
  • 87310102 Biotechnical Research, Commercial
  • 87310103 Food Research
  • 87310200 Commercial Physical Research
  • 87310201 Chemical Laboratory, Except Testing
  • 87310202 Commercial Research Laboratory
  • 87310203 Computer (hardware) Development
  • 87310204 Engineering Laboratory, Except Testing
  • 87310205 Industrial Laboratory, Except Testing
  • 87310300 Natural Resource Research
  • 87310301 Energy Research
  • 87310302 Environmental Research
  • 87319901 Electronic Research
  • 87319902 Medical Research, Commercial