NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54161

Industry 54161

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 54161 – Management Consulting Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54161: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on management issues, such as strategic and organizational planning; financial planning and budgeting; marketing objectives and policies; human resource policies, practices, and planning; production scheduling; and control planning.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Code 54161

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

  • Actuarial, benefit, and compensation consulting services
  • Marketing consulting services
  • Administrative and general management consulting services
  • Process, physical distribution, and logistics consulting services
  • Human resources consulting services

Cross-References for NAICS Code 54161

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 54161. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing a range of day-to-day office administrative services, such as financial planning, billing and recordkeeping, personnel, and physical distribution and logistics are classified in Industry 56111, Office Administrative Services;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing executive search, recruitment, and placement services are classified in Industry 56131, Employment Placement Agencies and Executive Search Services;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in administering, overseeing, and managing other establishments of the company or enterprise (except government establishments) are classified in Industry 55111, Management of Companies and Enterprises;
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in administering, overseeing, and managing governmental programs are classified in Sector 92, Public Administration;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in professional and management development training are classified in Industry 61143, Professional and Management Development Training;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in listing employment vacancies and in selecting, referring, and placing applicants in employment are classified in Industry 56131, Employment Placement Agencies and Executive Search Services;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in developing and implementing public relations plans are classified in Industry 54182, Public Relations Agencies;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in developing and conducting marketing research or public opinion polling are classified in Industry 54191, Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in planning and designing industrial processes and systems are classified in Industry 54133, Engineering Services;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in planning and designing computer systems are classified in Industry 54151, Computer Systems Design and Related Services; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing financial investment advice services are classified in Industry 52393, Investment Advice.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 54161

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 54161. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Actuarial consulting services (except insurance actuarial services)
  • Administrative management consulting services
  • Benefit consulting services
  • Business management consulting services
  • Business start-up consulting services
  • Compensation consulting services
  • Compensation planning services
  • Customer service management consulting services
  • Customs consulting services
  • Efficiency management (i.e., efficiency expert) consulting services
  • Employee assessment consulting services
  • Employee benefit consulting services
  • Employee compensation consulting services
  • Financial management consulting (except investment advice) services
  • Freight rate auditor services
  • Freight rate consulting services
  • Freight traffic consulting services
  • General management consulting services
  • Human resource consulting services
  • Inventory planning and control management consulting services
  • Labor relations consulting services
  • Logistics management consulting services
  • Manufacturing management consulting services
  • Manufacturing operations improvement consulting services
  • Marketing consulting services
  • Marketing management consulting services
  • Materials management consulting services
  • Medical office management consulting services or consultants
  • New product development consulting services
  • Operations research consulting services
  • Organization development consulting services
  • Personnel management consulting services
  • Physical distribution consulting services
  • Production planning and control consulting services
  • Productivity improvement consulting services
  • Records management consulting services
  • Reorganizational consulting services
  • Sales management consulting services
  • Site location consulting services
  • Site selection consulting services
  • Strategic planning consulting services
  • Tariff rate consulting services
  • Tariff rate information services
  • Telecommunications management consulting services
  • Transportation management consulting services
  • Utilities management consulting services
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 5416: Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
        • Industry 54161: Management Consulting Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541611: Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541612: Human Resources Consulting Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541613: Marketing Consulting Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541614: Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541618: Other Management Consulting Services

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