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Standard Industrial Classification - 1998 Claims

Some of the industries with large volumes of claims were Trucking and Courier Services (n=2,245), Personnel Supply Services (n=1,419), Nursing and Personal Care Facilities (n=1,237), Eating and Drinking Places (n=1,241), and Hospitals (n=1,418). Some industries with high average cost per claim include Nonresidential Building Construction (around $7.8K per claim), Motor Vehicles & Equipment (around $6.2K per claim), Paper Mills (around $4.9K per claim), and Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning (around $4.9K per claim). 

STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION

1998
3-DIGIT
CODE

CLAIMS

LOST WAGE
COMPENSATION

CASH GRAINS

011

5

28,358

FIELD CROPS, EXCEPT CASH GRAINS

013

31

108,935

VEGETABLES & MELONS

016

16

61,057

FRUITS & TREE NUTS

017

21

36,956

HORTICULTURAL SPECIALTIES

018

51

127,869

GENERAL FARMS, PRIMARILY CROP

019

9

182,269

LIVESTOCK, EXCEPT DAIRY & POULTRY

021

3

6,193

DAIRY FARMS

024

47

142,434

POULTRY & EGGS

025

12

18,423

ANIMAL SPECIALTIES

027

12

29,741

GENERAL FARMS, PRIMARILY ANIMAL

029

3

92,452

SOIL PREPARATION SERVICES

071

3

2,459

CROP SERVICES

072

20

19,685

VETERINARY SERVICES

074

32

24,782

ANIMAL SERVICES, EXCEPT VETERINARY

075

25

63,510

LANDSCAPE & HORTICULTURAL SERVICES

078

211

660,196

TIMBER TRACTS

081

25

11,361

FOREST PRODUCTS

083

1

805

FORESTRY SERVICES

085

3

3,160

COMMERCIAL FISHING

091

2

10,796

FISH HATCHERIES & PRESERVES

092

1

24

BITUMINOUS COAL & LIGNITE MINING

122

1

291

CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS

131

1

5,512

OIL & GAS FIELD SERVICES

138

16

63,137

DIMENSION STONE

141

40

99,493

CRUSHED & BROKEN STONE

142

44

150,219

SAND & GRAVEL

144

37

120,436

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

152

672

3,026,742

OPERATIVE BUILDERS

153

10

11,090

NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

154

746

5,872,435

HIGHWAY & STREET CONSTRUCTION

161

238

1,540,371

HEAVY CONSTRUCTION, EXCEPT HIGHWAY

162

307

2,204,338

PLUMBING, HEATING, AIR-CONDITIONING

171

662

3,299,466

PAINTING & PAPER HANGING

172

137

825,414

ELECTRICAL WORK

173

356

2,012,592

MASONRY, STONEWORK, & PLASTERING

174

588

2,523,049

CARPENTRY & FLOOR WORK

175

333

1,298,032

ROOFING, SIDING, & SHEET METAL WORK

176

384

1,896,825

CONCRETE WORK

177

259

956,723

WATER WELL DRILLING

178

14

78,859

MISC. SPECIAL TRADE CONTRACTORS

179

499

2,715,332

MEAT PRODUCTS

201

523

2,013,956

DAIRY PRODUCTS

202

598

1,973,455

PRESERVED FRUITS & VEGETABLES

203

241

1,321,486

GRAIN MILL PRODUCTS

204

46

191,326

BAKERY PRODUCTS

205

110

412,866

SUGAR & CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS

206

64

442,221

FATS & OILS

207

13

107,445

BEVERAGES

208

180

837,211

MISC. FOOD & KINDRED PRODUCTS

209

75

185,201

CIGARETTES

211

2

902

CIGARS

212

1

648

BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON

221

19

31,495

BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, MANMADE

222

16

67,283

KNITTING MILLS

225

47

117,522

CARPETS & RUGS

227

5

11,407

YARN & THREAD MILLS

228

6

5,349

MISCELLANEOUS TEXTILE GOODS

229

45

306,752

MEN'S & BOYS' FURNISHINGS

232

28

41,919

WOMEN'S & MISSES' OUTERWEAR

233

7

49,536

WOMEN'S & CHILDREN'S UNDERGARMENT

234

4

963

HATS, CAPS, & MILLINERY

235

3

21,024

MISCELLANEOUS APPAREL & ACCESSORIES

238

37

22,764

MISC. FABRICATED TEXTILE PRODUCTS

239

64

95,388

LOGGING

241

89

615,161

SAWMILLS & PLANING MILLS

242

194

517,028

MILLWORK, PLYWOOD & STRUCTURAL MEMBER

243

505

2,094,779

WOOD CONTAINERS

244

125

309,628

WOOD BUILDINGS & MOBILE HOMES

245

144

404,037

MISCELLANEOUS WOOD PRODUCTS

249

112

409,873

HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE

251

274

485,530

OFFICE FURNITURE

252

38

118,195

PUBLIC BUILDING & RELATED FURNITURE

253

388

1,289,821

PARTITIONS & FIXTURES

254

90

370,139

MISCELLANEOUS FURNITURE & FIXTURES

259

137

307,742

PULP MILLS

261

6

153,691

PAPER MILLS

262

580

2,893,648

PAPERBOARD MILLS

263

39

163,088

PAPERBOARD CONTAINERS & BOXES

265

164

898,095

MISC. CONVERTED PAPER PRODUCTS

267

249

999,863

NEWSPAPERS

271

135

327,063

PERIODICALS

272

3

16,881

BOOKS

273

33

133,907

MISCELLANEOUS PUBLISHING

274

17

39,908

COMMERCIAL PRINTING

275

552

1,305,670

MANIFOLD BUSINESS FORMS

276

5

24,499

GREETING CARDS

277

1

69

BLANKBOOKS & BOOKBINDING

278

9

10,188

PRINTING TRADE SERVICES

279

14

117,470

PLASTICS MATERIALS & SYNTHETICS

282

22

42,657

DRUGS

283

16

85,186

SOAP, CLEANERS, & TOILET GOODS

284

39

118,778

PAINTS & ALLIED PRODUCTS

285

21

80,713

INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS

286

15

73,064

AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS

287

12

41,778

MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

289

25

50,597

PETROLEUM REFINING

291

5

32,189

ASPHALT PAVING & ROOFING MATERIALS

295

6

10,104

MISC. PETROLEUM & COAL PRODUCTS

299

2

9,143

TIRES & INNER TUBES

301

7

70,232

RUBBER & PLASTICS FOOTWEAR

302

29

41,487

HOSE & BELTING & GASKETS & PACKING

305

17

31,199

FABRICATED RUBBER PRODUCTS, NEC

306

143

326,370

MISCELLANEOUS PLASTICS PRODUCTS, NEC

308

701

2,314,058

LEATHER TANNING & FINISHING

311

48

210,399

FOOTWEAR, EXCEPT RUBBER

314

50

102,827

LEATHER GLOVES & MITTENS

315

9

31,616

LUGGAGE

316

3

33,275

HANDBAGS & PERSONAL LEATHER GOODS

317

7

9,893

LEATHER GOODS, NEC

319

6

7,433

FLAT GLASS

321

4

1,315

GLASS & GLASSWARE, PRESSED OR BLOWN

322

21

87,267

PRODUCTS OF PURCHASED GLASS

323

83

307,907

CEMENT, HYDRAULIC

324

13

13,452

STRUCTURAL CLAY PRODUCTS

325

6

5,992

POTTERY & RELATED PRODUCTS

326

16

20,886

CONCRETE, GYPSUM, & PLASTER PRODUCT

327

295

1,246,301

CUT STONE & STONE PRODUCTS

328

24

114,940

MISC. NONMETALLIC MINERAL PRODUCTS

329

47

435,567

BLAST FURNACE & BASIC STEEL PRODUCT

331

78

318,682

IRON & STEEL FOUNDRIES

332

831

2,750,300

PRIMARY NONFERROUS METALS

333

2

3,217

SECONDARY NONFERROUS METALS

334

2

3,610

NONFERROUS ROLLING & DRAWING

335

69

356,401

NONFERROUS FOUNDRIES (CASTINGS)

336

359

825,855

MISCELLANEOUS PRIMARY METAL PRODUCTS

339

31

138,366

METAL CANS & SHIPPING CONTAINERS

341

39

254,849

CUTLERY, HANDTOOLS, & HARDWARE

342

160

682,893

PLUMBING & HEATING, EXCEPT ELECTRIC

343

333

856,042

FABRICATED STRUCTURAL METAL PRODUCTS

344

550

2,297,059

SCREW MACHINE PRODUCTS, BOLTS, ETC.

345

112

276,668

METAL FORGINGS & STAMPINGS

346

757

2,442,078

METAL SERVICES, NEC

347

130

290,012

ORDNANCE & ACCESSORIES, NEC

348

22

116,167

MISC. FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS

349

322

942,955

ENGINES & TURBINES

351

507

3,162,366

FARM & GARDEN MACHINERY

352

225

1,087,560

CONSTRUCTION & RELATED MACHINERY

353

427

1,798,346

METALWORKING MACHINERY

354

301

1,055,100

SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY

355

219

909,818

GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY

356

382

1,951,034

COMPUTER & OFFICE EQUIPMENT

357

45

53,286

REFRIGERATION & SERVICE MACHINERY

358

159

738,530

INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY, NEC

359

460

1,592,006

ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION EQUIPMENT

361

141

897,375

ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIAL APPARATUS

362

333

1,141,278

HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

363

140

907,784

ELECTRIC LIGHTING & WIRING EQUIPMENT

364

52

94,752

HOUSEHOLD AUDIO & VIDEO EQUIPMENT

365

25

69,885

COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT

366

13

33,208

ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES

367

96

312,820

MISC. ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES

369

141

541,288

MOTOR VEHICLES & EQUIPMENT

371

935

5,862,021

AIRCRAFT & PARTS

372

17

9,847

SHIP & BOAT BUILDING & REPAIRING

373

97

281,337

RAILROAD EQUIPMENT

374

29

125,267

MOTORCYCLES, BICYCLES, & PARTS

375

91

312,253

MISCELLANEOUS TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT

379

17

25,614

SEARCH & NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT

381

13

49,337

MEASURING & CONTROLLING DEVICES

382

81

172,909

MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & SUPPLIES

384

44

231,832

OPHTHALMIC GOODS

385

3

6,320

PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES

386

6

71,947

WATCHES, CLOCKS, WATCHCASES & PARTS

387

7

43,369

JEWELRY, SILVERWARE, & PLATED WARE

391

2

1,926

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

393

6

94,611

TOYS & SPORTING GOODS

394

45

157,692

PENS, PENCILS, OFFICE, & ART SUPPLIES

395

8

12,415

COSTUME JEWELRY & NOTIONS

396

8

5,949

MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURES

399

213

817,340

LOCAL & SUBURBAN TRANSPORTATION

411

220

781,112

TAXICABS

412

24

74,892

INTERCITY & RURAL BUS TRANSPORTATION

413

3

10,259

BUS CHARTER SERVICE

414

16

19,728

SCHOOL BUSES

415

92

362,349

TRUCKING & COURIER SERVICES, EX. AIR

421

2,245

13,389,030

PUBLIC WAREHOUSING & STORAGE

422

76

250,111

TRUCKING TERMINAL FACILITIES

423

24

113,146

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

431

1

907

WATER TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

449

17

167,119

AIR TRANSPORTATION, SCHEDULED

451

544

921,441

AIR TRANSPORTATION, NONSCHEDULED

452

3

14,013

AIRPORTS, FLYING FIELDS, & SERVICES

458

19

69,922

PIPELINES, EXCEPT NATURAL GAS

461

2

7,042

PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENT

472

13

42,854

FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENT

473

13

170,957

RENTAL OF RAILROAD CARS

474

1

653

MISCELLANEOUS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

478

17

36,769

TELEPHONE COMMUNICATION

481

37

137,192

RADIO & TELEVISION BROADCASTING

483

11

71,746

CABLE & OTHER PAY TV SERVICES

484

30

203,149

COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC

489

5

3,663

ELECTRIC SERVICES

491

75

596,776

GAS PRODUCTION & DISTRIBUTION

492

29

67,892

COMBINATION UTILITY SERVICES

493

71

357,295

WATER SUPPLY

494

42

104,191

SANITARY SERVICES

495

360

1,262,594

MOTOR VEHICLES, PARTS, & SUPPLIES

501

209

883,938

FURNITURE & HOMEFURNISHINGS

502

34

174,697

LUMBER & CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

503

188

739,086

PROFESSIONAL & COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT

504

102

613,654

METALS & MINERALS, EXCEPT PETROLEUM

505

96

341,446

ELECTRICAL GOODS

506

66

174,659

HARDWARE, PLUMBING & HEATING EQUIPMENT

507

104

396,975

MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, & SUPPLIES

508

410

1,633,436

MISCELLANEOUS DURABLE GOODS

509

168

613,621

PAPER & PAPER PRODUCTS

511

74

141,955

DRUGS, PROPRIETARIES, & SUNDRIES

512

13

71,774

APPAREL, PIECE GOODS, & NOTIONS

513

6

14,504

GROCERIES & RELATED PRODUCTS

514

961

3,103,641

FARM-PRODUCT RAW MATERIALS

515

21

26,765

CHEMICALS & ALLIED PRODUCTS

516

33

142,963

PETROLEUM & PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

517

59

1,036,464

BEER, WINE, & DISTILLED BEVERAGES

518

130

309,336

MISC. NONDURABLE GOODS

519

246

730,234

LUMBER & OTHER BUILDING MATERIALS

521

365

1,598,412

PAINT, GLASS, & WALLPAPER STORES

523

7

12,622

HARDWARE STORES

525

60

93,664

RETAIL NURSERIES & GARDEN STORES

526

34

87,867

MOBILE HOME DEALERS

527

29

38,703

DEPARTMENT STORES

531

528

1,429,099

VARIETY STORES

533

78

198,090

MISC. GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORES

539

51

162,663

GROCERY STORES

541

790

1,726,868

MEAT & FISH MARKETS

542

24

43,036

FRUIT & VEGETABLE MARKETS

543

5

2,215

CANDY, NUT, & CONFECTIONERY STORES

544

5

31,751

DAIRY PRODUCTS STORES

545

6

985

RETAIL BAKERIES

546

53

88,144

MISCELLANEOUS FOOD STORES

549

12

64,603

NEW & USED CAR DEALERS

551

354

1,487,630

USED CAR DEALERS

552

26

93,476

AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES

553

76

309,680

GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS

554

150

660,382

BOAT DEALERS

555

22

55,948

RECREATIONAL VEHICLE DEALERS

556

8

26,745

MOTORCYCLE DEALERS

557

9

19,115

AUTOMOTIVE DEALERS, NEC

559

15

32,099

MEN'S & BOYS' CLOTHING STORES

561

1

97

WOMEN'S CLOTHING STORES

562

11

38,471

WOMEN'S ACCESSORY & SPECIALTY STORES

563

4

1,074

CHILDREN'S & INFANTS' WEAR STORES

564

1

35

FAMILY CLOTHING STORES

565

24

37,244

SHOE STORES

566

14

61,075

MISC. APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES

569

12

19,524

FURNITURE & HOMEFURNISHINGS STORES

571

188

491,659

HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE STORES

572

23

68,729

RADIO, TELEVISION, & COMPUTER STORES

573

56

225,614

EATING & DRINKING PLACES

581

1,241

2,308,153

DRUG STORES & PROPRIETARY STORES

591

49

61,985

LIQUOR STORES

592

9

8,785

USED MERCHANDISE STORES

593

24

116,285

MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES

594

68

195,453

NONSTORE RETAILERS

596

235

562,966

FUEL DEALERS

598

49

360,971

RETAIL STORES, NEC

599

48

158,891

COMMERCIAL BANKS

602

74

189,028

SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS

603

21

52,934

CREDIT UNIONS

606

10

66,291

PERSONAL CREDIT INSTITUTIONS

614

7

21,912

BUSINESS CREDIT INSTITUTIONS

615

4

52,020

MORTGAGE BANKERS & BROKERS

616

3

46,022

SECURITY BROKERS & DEALERS

621

4

24,885

SECURITY & COMMODITY SERVICES

628

1

1,515

LIFE INSURANCE

631

43

244,748

MEDICAL SERVICE & HEALTH INSURANCE

632

53

150,525

FIRE, MARINE, & CASUALTY INSURANCE

633

61

265,278

SURETY INSURANCE

635

1

1,768

TITLE INSURANCE

636

1

947

PENSION, HEALTH, & WELFARE FUNDS

637

1

1,340

INSURANCE CARRIERS, NEC

639

1

284

INSURANCE AGENTS, BROKERS, & SERVICE

641

34

67,387

REAL ESTATE OPERATORS & LESSORS

651

119

563,778

REAL ESTATE AGENTS & MANAGERS

653

82

308,887

TITLE ABSTRACT OFFICES

654

4

6,293

SUBDIVIDERS & DEVELOPERS

655

20

56,724

HOLDING OFFICES

671

57

107,775

TRUSTS

673

3

5,461

MISCELLANEOUS INVESTING

679

7

4,411

HOTELS & MOTELS

701

282

539,853

CAMPS & RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKS

703

11

54,559

MEMBERSHIP-BASIS ORGANIZATION HOTELS

704

1

11,772

LAUNDRY, CLEANING, & GARMENT SERVICES

721

149

317,825

PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIOS, PORTRAIT

722

6

20,632

BEAUTY SHOPS

723

70

138,705

BARBER SHOPS

724

1

27

FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIES

726

3

2,704

MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL SERVICES

729

25

64,001

ADVERTISING

731

24

102,678

CREDIT REPORTING & COLLECTION

732

4

9,354

MAILING, REPRODUCTION, STENOGRAPHIC

733

31

102,109

SERVICES TO BUILDINGS

734

257

614,765

MISC. EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING

735

39

141,296

PERSONNEL SUPPLY SERVICES

736

1,419

3,060,640

COMPUTER & DATA PROCESSING SERVICES

737

32

67,184

MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS SERVICES

738

321

789,546

AUTOMOTIVE RENTALS, NO DRIVERS

751

25

70,997

AUTOMOBILE PARKING

752

2

834

AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS

753

236

598,865

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES, EXCEPT REPAIR

754

57

75,858

ELECTRICAL REPAIR SHOPS

762

34

203,659

REUPHOLSTERY & FURNITURE REPAIR

764

5

3,931

MISCELLANEOUS REPAIR SHOPS

769

112

744,909

MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION & SERVICES

781

8

26,742

MOTION PICTURE THEATERS

783

6

26,580

VIDEO TAPE RENTAL

784

4

44,391

PRODUCERS, ORCHESTRAS, ENTERTAINERS

792

13

76,933

BOWLING CENTERS

793

21

27,750

COMMERCIAL SPORTS

794

99

928,958

MISC. AMUSEMENT, RECREATION SERVICES

799

157

395,742

OFFICES & CLINICS OF MEDICAL DOCTORS

801

116

297,101

OFFICES & CLINICS OF DENTISTS

802

56

930,108

OFFICES OF OTHER HEALTH PRACTITIONERS

804

45

202,146

NURSING & PERSONAL CARE FACILITIES

805

1,237

3,327,891

HOSPITALS

806

1,418

3,583,054

MEDICAL & DENTAL LABORATORIES

807

23

52,989

HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES

808

57

93,084

HEALTH & ALLIED SERVICES, NEC

809

80

271,366

LEGAL SERVICES

811

23

307,067

ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS

821

1,169

3,473,053

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

822

369

1,251,019

LIBRARIES

823

28

180,713

VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS

824

11

26,596

SCHOOLS & EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, NEC

829

23

32,712

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY SERVICES

832

105

133,836

JOB TRAINING & RELATED SERVICES

833

146

486,498

CHILD DAY CARE SERVICES

835

66

83,714

RESIDENTIAL CARE

836

443

951,442

SOCIAL SERVICES, NEC

839

216

727,682

MUSEUMS & ART GALLERIES

841

8

62,159

BOTANICAL & ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS

842

1

611

BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

861

17

35,269

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

862

4

20,917

LABOR ORGANIZATIONS

863

3

2,415

CIVIC & SOCIAL ASSOCIATIONS

864

67

180,077

RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

866

122

202,057

MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS, NEC

869

6

1,326

ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

871

58

216,897

ACCOUNTING, AUDITING, & BOOKKEEPING

872

11

35,438

RESEARCH & TESTING SERVICES

873

23

133,028

MANAGEMENT & PUBLIC RELATIONS

874

153

476,192

PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS

881

13

164,925

SERVICES, NEC

899

10

34,344

EXECUTIVE OFFICES

911

116

124,552

LEGISLATIVE BODIES

912

32

95,031

EXECUTIVE & LEGISLATIVE COMBINED

913

1,176

4,403,300

GENERAL GOVERNMENT, NEC

919

67

143,125

PUBLIC ORDER & SAFETY

922

718

2,375,102

FINANCE, TAXATION, & MONETARY POLICY

931

6

11,218

ADMIN. OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

941

13

14,486

ADMIN. OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS

943

1

11,354

ADMIN. OF SOCIAL & MANPOWER PROGRAMS

944

34

231,446

ADMINISTRATION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

945

1

86

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

951

29

81,036

HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT

953

6

33,390

REGULATION, ADMIN. OF TRANSPORTATION

962

194

966,805

REGULATION, ADMIN. OF UTILITIES

963

3

1,958

REGULATION OF AGRICULTURAL MARKETING

964

7

64,487

NATIONAL SECURITY

971

6

2,655

NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS

999

1,081

1,809,747

TOTAL

48,047

$178,954,388

 

Updated February 06, 2012
Division of Worker's Compensation
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