NAICS 541620

What is the NAICS code 541620?

The NAICS code 541620 is applied to those industries related to Environmental Consulting Services.

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, ecological restoration, and environmental law. Establishments providing sanitation or site remediation consulting services are included in this industry.

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 541620 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

  • 54 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • 541 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • 5416 - Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
  • 54162 - Environmental Consulting Services
  • 541620 - Environmental Consulting Services

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 541620

NAFTA

This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 541620 has the following cross-references:

  • Establishments primarily engaged in environmental remediation are classified in Industry 562910, Remediation Services.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in individual activities as part of an ecological restoration project are classified according to the primary activity.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in promoting the preservation and protection of the environment are classified in U.S. Industry 813312, Environment, Conservation and Wildlife Organizations.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing environmental engineering services are classified in Industry 541330, Engineering Services.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing environmental testing services are classified in Industry 541380, Testing Laboratories and Services.
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in administering, overseeing, and managing governmental ecological restoration programs are classified in Industry 924110, Administration of Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste Management Programs.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Environmental Consulting Services industry (NAICS Code 541620):

  • Ecological restoration consulting services
  • Environmental consulting services
  • Environmental reclamation planning services
  • Sanitation consulting services
  • Site remediation consulting services
  • Wetland restoration planning services

NAICS 541620

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