NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54151

Industry 54151

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 54151 – Computer Systems Design and Related Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54151: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing expertise in the field of information technologies through one or more of the following activities:

  1. Writing, modifying, testing, and supporting software to meet the needs of a particular customer;
  2. Planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software, and communication technologies;
  3. On-site management and operation of clients’ computer systems and/or data processing facilities; and
  4. Other professional and technical computer-related advice and services.
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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Code 54151

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Computer facilities management services
  • Custom computer programming services
  • Computer hardware or software consulting services
  • Software installation services
  • Computer systems integration design services

Cross-References for NAICS Code 54151

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 54151. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Selling computer hardware or software products from retail-like locations and providing supporting services, such as customized assembly of personal computers–are classified in Industry 44314, Electronics and Appliance Stores;
  • Merchant wholesaling computer hardware or software products and providing supporting services, such as customized assembly of personal computers–are classified in Industry 42343, Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and Software Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Publishing packaged software–are classified in Industry 51121, Software Publishers; and
  • Providing computer data processing services at their own facility for others–are classified in Industry 51821, Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 54151

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 54151. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Applications software programming services, custom computer
  • CAD (computer-aided design) systems integration design services
  • CAE (computer-aided engineering) systems integration design services
  • CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) systems integration design services
  • Computer disaster recovery services
  • Computer hardware consulting services or consultants
  • Computer program or software development, custom
  • Computer programming services, custom
  • Computer software analysis and design services, custom
  • Computer software consulting services or consultants
  • Computer software programming services, custom
  • Computer software support services, custom
  • Computer systems facilities (i.e., clients’ facilities) management and operation services
  • Computer systems integration analysis and design services
  • Computer systems integration design consulting services
  • Computer systems integrator services
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) systems integration design services
  • Computer-aided engineering (CAE) systems integration design services
  • Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) systems integration design services
  • Data processing facilities (i.e., clients’ facilities) management and operation services
  • Facilities (i.e., clients’ facilities) management and operation services, computer systems or data processing
  • Facilities (i.e., clients’ facilities) support services, computer systems or data processing
  • Information management computer systems integration design services
  • Local area network (LAN) computer systems integration design services
  • Network systems integration design services, computer
  • Office automation computer systems integration design services
  • Programming services, custom computer
  • Software analysis and design services, custom computer
  • Software installation services, computer
  • Software programming services, custom computer
  • Systems integration design consulting services, computer
  • Systems integration design services, computer
  • Web (i.e., Internet) page design services, custom
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 5415: Computer Systems Design and Related Services
        • Industry 54151: Computer Systems Design and Related Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541511: Custom Computer Programming Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541512: Computer Systems Design Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541513: Computer Facilities Management Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541519: Other Computer Related Services

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