NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 551

Subsector 551

NAICS Subsector Code 551 – Management of Companies and Enterprises

Definition of NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 551: Industries in the Management of Companies and Enterprises subsector include three main types of establishments:

  1. Those that hold the securities of (or other equity interests in) companies and enterprises;
  2. Those (except government establishments) that administer, oversee, and manage other establishments of the company or enterprise but do not hold the securities of these establishments; and
  3. Those that both administer, oversee, and manage other establishments of the company or enterprise and hold the securities of (or other equity interests in) these establishments.

Those establishments that administer, oversee, and manage normally undertake the strategic or organizational planning and decision making role of the company or enterprise.

Three Digit Subsector Breakdown for the North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If NAICS Subsector 551 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 55: Management of Companies and Enterprises
    • Subsector 551: Management of Companies and Enterprises
      • Industry Group 5511: Management of Companies and Enterprises
        • Industry 55111: Management of Companies and Enterprises
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 551111: Offices of Bank Holding Companies
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 551112: Offices of Other Holding Companies
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 551114: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices

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