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Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works): NAICS 533

About the Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) subsector

The lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works) subsector is part of the real estate and rental and leasing sector.

Industries in the Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) subsector include establishments that are primarily engaged in assigning rights to assets, such as patents, trademarks, brand names, and/or franchise agreements for which a royalty payment or licensing fee is paid to the asset holder. Establishments in this subsector own the patents, trademarks, and/or franchise agreements that they allow others to use or reproduce for a fee and may or may not have created those assets.

North American Industry Classification System

The lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works) subsector consists of a single industry group, Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works): NAICS 5331.

Workforce Statistics

This section provides information relating to employment in lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works). These data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys. The following tables present an overview of the industry including the number of jobs, data for occupations common to the industry, and projections of occupational employment change.

Employment

Data series Back
data
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020

Employment (in thousands)

Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

23.7 23.7 (p)23.5 (p)23.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Employment by Occupation

Data series Employment,
2019

Accountants and auditors

710

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

700

Customer service representatives

860

Management analysts

850

Office clerks, general

670

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Projections

For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works).

(Source: Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections)

Earnings

Recent hourly and annual earnings for occupations commonly found in lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works).

Earnings by Occupation

Data series Wages, 2019
Hourly Annual
Median Mean Median Mean

Accountants and auditors

35.74 38.63 74,330 80,350

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

20.98 21.46 43,630 44,640

Customer service representatives

16.86 19.66 35,060 40,890

Management analysts

35.74 42.95 74,350 89,340

Office clerks, general

16.48 18.40 34,280 38,280

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Work-related Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses

This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities and the rates of workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers in lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works). An injury or illness is considered to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or significantly aggravated a pre-existing condition.

Data series 2018

Rate of injury and illness cases per 100 full-time workers

Total recordable cases

0.5

Cases involving days away from work, job restriction, or transfer

0.1

Cases involving days away from work

0.1

Cases involving days of job transfer or restriction

(1)-

Footnotes
(1) Less than 15 cases

Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)

Workplace Trends

This section presents data on the number of establishments in lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (except copyrighted works).

Establishments

Data series Back
data
4th quarter
2018
1st quarter
2019
2nd quarter
2019
3rd quarter
2019

Number of establishments

Private industry

3,236 (p)3,229 (p)3,252 (p)3,296

State government

       

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)

 

Data extracted on: May 28, 2020