NAICS Code 561421

NAICS 561421

NAICS Code 561421 – Telephone Answering Services

Definition of NAICS Code 561421: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in answering telephone calls and relaying messages to clients.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 561421

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.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing paging or beeper transmission services are classified in Industry NAICS 517210,Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite).

Other Index Entries for NAICS 561421

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.

  • Answering services, telephone
  • Message services, telephone answering
  • Telephone answering services
  • Voice mailbox services
  • Wakeup call services

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 561421

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): 8810NAICS 561421
  • CA WC: 8810
  • DE WC: 953
  • PA WC: 953
  • MI WC: 8810
  • NJ WC: 8810
  • NY WC: 8810
  • WY WC: 561421
  • GL: 47367
  • SIC: 7389

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 561421 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 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Subsector 561: Administrative and Support Services
  • Industry Group 5614: Business Support Services
  • Industry 56142: Telephone Call Centers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561421: Telephone Answering Services
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561422: Telemarketing Bureaus and Other Contact Centers
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NAICS Code 561421