NAICS Sector 56

Sector 56

NAICS Sector 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

NAICS 56Definition of NAICS Sector 56: The Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services sector comprises establishments performing routine support activities for the day-to-day operations of other organizations. These essential activities are often undertaken in-house by establishments in many sectors of the economy. The establishments in this sector specialize in one or more of these support activities and provide these services to clients in a variety of industries and, in some cases, to households. Activities performed include: office administration, hiring and placing of personnel, document preparation and similar clerical services, solicitation, collection, security and surveillance services, cleaning, and waste disposal services.

The administrative and management activities performed by establishments in this sector are typically on a contract or fee basis. These activities may also be performed by establishments that are part of the company or enterprise. However, establishments involved in administering, overseeing, and managing other establishments of the company or enterprise are classified in Sector 55, Management of Companies and Enterprises. Establishments in Sector 55, Management of Companies and Enterprises normally undertake the strategic and organizational planning and decision making role of the company or enterprise. Government establishments engaged in administering, overseeing, and managing governmental programs are classified in Sector 92, Public Administration.

Two Digit Sector 56 Breakdown for the 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. If NAICS Sector 56 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow 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 5611: Office Administrative Services
        • Industry 56111: Office Administrative Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561110: Office Administrative Services
      • Industry Group 5612: Facilities Support Services
        • Industry 56121: Facilities Support Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561210: Facilities Support Services
      • Industry Group 5613: Employment Services
        • Industry 56131: Employment Placement Agencies and Executive Search Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561311: Employment Placement Agencies
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561312: Executive Search Services
        • Industry 56132: Temporary Help Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561320: Temporary Help Services
        • Industry 56133: Professional Employer Organizations
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561330: Professional Employer Organizations
      • Industry Group 5614: Business Support Services
        • Industry 56141: Document Preparation Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561410: Document Preparation 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
        • Industry 56143: Business Service Centers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561431: Private Mail Centers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561439: Other Business Service Centers (including Copy Shops)
        • Industry 56144: Collection Agencies
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561440: Collection Agencies
        • Industry 56145: Credit Bureaus
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561450: Credit Bureaus
        • Industry 56149: Other Business Support Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561491: Repossession Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561492: Court Reporting and Stenotype Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561499: All Other Business Support Services
      • Industry Group 5615: Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
        • Industry 56151: Travel Agencies
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561510: Travel Agencies
        • Industry 56152: Tour Operators
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561520: Tour Operators
        • Industry 56159: Other Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561591: Convention and Visitors Bureaus
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561599: All Other Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
      • Industry Group 5616: Investigation and Security Services
        • Industry 56161: Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561611: Investigation Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561612: Security Guards and Patrol Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561613: Armored Car Services
        • Industry 56162: Security Systems Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561621: Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561622: Locksmiths
      • Industry Group 5617: Services to Buildings and Dwellings
        • Industry 56171: Exterminating and Pest Control Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561710: Exterminating and Pest Control Services
        • Industry 56172: Janitorial Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561720: Janitorial Services
        • Industry 56173: Landscaping Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561730: Landscaping Services
        • Industry 56174: Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561740: Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services
        • Industry 56179: Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561790: Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
      • Industry Group 5619: Other Support Services
        • Industry 56191: Packaging and Labeling Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561910: Packaging and Labeling Services
        • Industry 56192: Convention and Trade Show Organizers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561920: Convention and Trade Show Organizers
        • Industry 56199: All Other Support Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561990: All Other Support Services
    • Subsector 562: Waste Management and Remediation Services
      • Industry Group 5621: Waste Collection
        • Industry 56211: Waste Collection
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562111: Solid Waste Collection
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562112: Hazardous Waste Collection
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562119: Other Waste Collection
      • Industry Group 5622: Waste Treatment and Disposal
        • Industry 56221: Waste Treatment and Disposal
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562211: Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562212: Solid Waste Landfill
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562213: Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562219: Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
      • Industry Group 5629: Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
        • Industry 56291: Remediation Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562910: Remediation Services
        • Industry 56292: Materials Recovery Facilities
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562920: Materials Recovery Facilities
        • Industry 56299: All Other Waste Management Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562991: Septic Tank and Related Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562998: All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services

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