The businesses services sector comprises occupations that specialize in performing professional, scientific, and technical activities for others. These activities require a high degree of expertise and training. Activities performed include: legal advice and representation; accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services; architectural, engineering, and specialized design services; computer services; consulting services; research services; advertising services; photographic services; translation and interpretation services; veterinary services; and other professional, scientific, and technical services. This sector also includes office administration, hiring and placing of personnel, document preparation and similar clerical services, solicitation, collection, security and surveillance services, cleaning, and waste disposal services.
- Business services represents 13% of all jobs in Minnesota.
- This industry is projected to grow 9% between 2016 and 2026, adding nearly 33,000 new jobs.