Variant of NAICS 2002 - Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Sector

6.2 - Industries not included in the Information and Communication Technology Sector

This special aggregation comprises all NAICS that do not relate to information and communication technology products.

54E - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, except ICT

This special aggregation 'Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, except ICT' comprises the portion of NAICS sector 54 'Professional, Scientific and Technical Services' that does not relate to information and communication technology products

The NAICS sector 54 'Professional, Scientific and Technical Services' comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities in which human capital is the major input. These establishments make available the knowledge and skills of their employees, often on an assignment basis. The individual industries of this sector are defined on the basis of the particular expertise and training of the service provider.

The main components of this sector are legal services industries, accounting and related services industries, architectural, engineering and related services industries, surveying and mapping services industries, design services industries, management, scientific and technical consulting services industries, scientific research and development services industries, and advertising services industries.

The distinguishing feature of this sector is the fact that most of the industries grouped in it have production processes that are almost wholly dependent on worker skills. In most of these industries, equipment and materials are not of major importance. Thus, the establishments classified in this sector sell expertise. Much of the expertise requires a university or college education, though not in every case.

Establishments primarily engaged in providing instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects and those primarily engaged in providing health care by diagnosis and treatment are not included in this sector.

541E - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, except ICT

This special aggregation 'Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, except ICT' comprises the portion of NAICS subsector 541 'Professional, Scientific and Technical Services' that does not relate to information and communication technology products

The NAICS subsector 541 'Professional, Scientific and Technical Services' comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities in which human capital is the major input. These establishments make available the knowledge and skills of their employees, often on an assignment basis. The individual industries of this subsector are defined on the basis of the particular expertise and training of the service provider.

The main components of this subsector are legal services industries, accounting and related services industries, architectural, engineering and related services industries, surveying and mapping services industries, design services industries, management, scientific and technical consulting services industries, scientific research and development services industries, and advertising services industries.

The distinguishing feature of this subsector is the fact that most of the industries grouped in it have production processes that are almost wholly dependent on worker skills. In most of these industries, equipment and materials are not of major importance. Thus, the establishments classified in this subsector sell expertise. Much of the expertise requires a university or college education, though not in every case.

Establishments primarily engaged in providing instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects and those primarily engaged in providing health care by diagnosis and treatment are not included in this subsector.

5418 - Advertising and Related Services

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating mass-media advertising or public relation campaigns; placing advertising in media for advertisers or advertising agencies; selling media time or space to advertisers or advertising agencies for media owners; creating and implementing indoor or outdoor display advertising campaigns; creating and implementing direct mail advertising campaigns; delivering (except by mail) advertising materials or samples; creating and implementing specialty advertising campaigns; providing related services, such as sign painting and lettering, welcoming services and window trimming services.

54184 - Media Representatives

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in selling media time or space for media owners.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • creating and placing advertising campaigns in media (See 54181 Advertising Agencies)
    • purchasing advertising time or space from media owners and reselling it directly to advertising agencies or advertisers (See 54183 Media Buying Agencies)
541840 - Media Representatives

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in selling media time or space for media owners.

  • Example Activities:

    • Advertising media representatives, offices of
    • Advertising representatives, media, independent
    • Advertising representatives, television or radio, independent
    • Magazine advertising representatives, independent
    • Media advertising representatives, independent
    • Media advertising representatives, offices of
    • Media representatives, independent
    • Newspaper advertising representatives, independent
    • Publishers' advertising representatives, independent
    • Radio advertising representatives, independent
    • Television advertising representatives, independent
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