NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54162

Industry 54162

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 54162 – Environmental Consulting Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54162: See industry description for NAICS 541620 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 541620: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on environmental issues, such as the control of environmental contamination from pollutants, toxic substances, and hazardous materials. These establishments identify problems (e.g., inspect buildings for hazardous materials), measure and evaluate risks, and recommend solutions. They employ a multidisciplined staff of scientists, engineers, and other technicians with expertise in areas, such as air and water quality, asbestos contamination, remediation, and environmental law. Establishments providing sanitation or site remediation consulting services are included in this industry.

Cross-References for Industry 54162

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 54162. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Environmental remediation–are classified in Industry NAICS 562910, Remediation Services; and
  • Providing environmental engineering services–are classified in Industry NAICS 541330, Engineering Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 54162

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 54162. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Environmental consulting services
  • Sanitation consulting services
  • Site remediation 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 54162: Environmental Consulting Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541620: Environmental Consulting Services

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