NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51224

Industry 51224

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 51224 – Sound Recording Studios

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 51224: See industry description for NAICS 512240 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 512240: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing the facilities and technical expertise for sound recording in a studio. This industry includes establishments that provide audio production and postproduction services to produce master recordings. These establishments may provide audio services for film, television, and video productions.

Cross-References for Industry 51224

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 51224. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Releasing, promoting, and distributing sound recordings–are classified in Industry NAICS 512220, Integrated Record Production/Distribution;
  • Providing mass duplication of recorded products–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 334614, Software and Other Prerecorded Compact Disc, Tape, and Record Reproducing; and
  • Contracting with musical artists, arranging for the production of master recordings, and marketing the reproduction rights–are classified in Industry NAICS 512210, Record Production.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 51224

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 51224. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Audio recording post-production services
  • Audio recording restoration services
  • Recording studios, sound, operating on a contract or fee basis
  • Sound recording studios (except integrated record companies)

Industry Breakdown for 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 (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 51: Information
    • Subsector 512: Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
      • Industry Group 5122: Sound Recording Industries
        • Industry 51224: Sound Recording Studios (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 512240: Sound Recording Studios

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