NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81392

Industry 81392

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 81392 – Professional Organizations

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81392: See industry description for NAICS 813920 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 813920: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in promoting the professional interests of their members and the profession as a whole. These establishments may conduct research; develop statistics; sponsor quality and certification standards; lobby public officials; or publish newsletters, books, or periodicals, for distribution to their members.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 81392

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

  • Bar associations
  • Learned societies
  • Dentists’ associations
  • Peer review boards
  • Engineers’ associations
  • Professional standards review boards
  • Health professionals’ associations
  • Scientists’ associations

Cross-References for Industry 81392

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 81392. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Promoting the business interests of their members–are classified in Industry NAICS 813910, Business Associations; and
  • Lobbying public officials (i.e., lobbyists)–are classified in Industry NAICS 541820, Public Relations Agencies.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 81392

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 81392. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Accountants’ associations
  • Architects’ associations
  • Bar associations
  • Consultants’ associations
  • Dentists’ associations
  • Dietitians’ associations
  • Educators’ associations
  • Engineers’ associations
  • Health professionals’ associations
  • Hospital administrators’ associations
  • Learned societies
  • Medical associations
  • Nurses’ associations
  • Occupational therapists’ associations
  • Optometrists’ associations
  • Peer review boards
  • Personnel management associations
  • Pharmacists’ associations
  • Professional associations
  • Professional membership associations
  • Professional standards review boards
  • Psychologists’ associations
  • Scientific associations
  • Social workers’ associations
  • Standards review committees, professional
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 81: Other Services (except Public Administration)
    • Subsector 813: Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
      • Industry Group 8139: Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
        • Industry 81392: Professional Organizations (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 813920: Professional Organizations

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