NAICS Code 541850

NAICS 541850

NAICS Code 541850 – Outdoor Advertising

Definition of NAICS Code 541850: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and designing public display advertising campaign materials, such as printed, painted, or electronic displays; and/or placing such displays on indoor or outdoor billboards and panels, or on or within transit vehicles or facilities, shopping malls, retail (in-store) displays, and other display structures or sites.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 541850

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing sign lettering and painting services–are classified in Industry NAICS 541890, Other Services Related to Advertising;
  • Printing paper on paperboard signs–are classified in Industry 32311, Printing;
  • Erecting display boards–are classified in Industry NAICS 238990, All Other Specialty Trade Contractors; and
  • Manufacturing electrical, mechanical, or plate signs and point-of-sale advertising displays–are classified in Industry NAICS 339950, Sign Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 541850

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

  • Advertising services, indoor or outdoor display
  • Advertising, aerial
  • Billboard display advertising services
  • Bus card advertising services
  • Bus display advertising services
  • Display advertising services
  • Indoor display advertising services
  • Out-of-home media (i.e., display) advertising services
  • Outdoor display advertising services
  • Store display advertising services
  • Subway card display advertising services
  • Taxicab card advertising services
  • Transit advertising services

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 541850

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 9554NAICS 541850
  • CA WC: 9549
  • DE WC: 679
  • PA WC: 679
  • MI WC: 9558
  • NJ WC: 9549
  • NY WC: 9549
  • WY WC: 541850
  • GL: 90089
  • SIC: 7312

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 541850 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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 5418: Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
  • Industry 54185: Outdoor Advertising
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541850: Outdoor Advertising
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