NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54136

Industry 54136

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 54136 – Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54136: See industry description for NAICS 541360 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 541360: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in gathering, interpreting, and mapping geophysical data. Establishments in this industry often specialize in locating and measuring the extent of subsurface resources, such as oil, gas, and minerals, but they may also conduct surveys for engineering purposes. Establishments in this industry use a variety of surveying techniques depending on the purpose of the survey, including magnetic surveys, gravity surveys, seismic surveys, or electrical and electromagnetic surveys.

Cross-References for Industry 54136

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 54136. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in taking core samples, drilling test wells, or other mine development activities (except geophysical surveying and mapping) on a contract basis for others are classified in Industry 21311, Support Activities for Mining.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 54136

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 54136. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Aerial geophysical surveying services
  • Electrical geophysical surveying services
  • Electromagnetic geophysical surveying services
  • Geological surveying services
  • Geophysical mapping services
  • Geophysical surveying services
  • Gravity geophysical surveying services
  • Magnetic geophysical surveying services
  • Mapping services, geophysical
  • Radioactive geophysical surveying services
  • Remote sensing geophysical surveying services
  • Seismic geophysical surveying services
  • Surveying services, geophysical

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 54: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
    • Subsector 541: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
      • Industry Group 5413: Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
        • Industry 54136: Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541360: Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services

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