2012 Edition

national industry 541370

Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in performing surveying and mapping services of the surface of the earth, including the sea floor. These services may include surveying and mapping of areas above or.the surface of the earth, such as the creation of view easements or segregating rights in parcels of land by creating underground utility easements.

The immediate parent of national industry 541370 is international industry 54137: Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services

Illustrative Examples

  • Cadastral surveying services
  • Mapping (except geophysical) services Cartographic surveying services Topographic surveying services Geodetic surveying services

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Providing geophysical surveying and mapping services:are classified in Industry 541360, Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services;
  • Publishing atlases and maps, except for exclusive Internet publishing:are classified in Industry 511130, Book Publishers; and
  • Publishing atlases and maps exclusively on the Internet:are classified in Industry 519130, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 541370 -
2007 541370 -
2012 541370 -
2017 541370 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 541370, Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services:

  1. architectural engineering and related service
  2. business service not otherwise classified
  3. engineer or architect consulting not engaged in actual construction
  4. land surveying service
  5. land surveyor
  6. land surveyor no aerial surveyor
  7. office not otherwise classified
  8. office not otherwise classified condominium office
  9. office not otherwise classified office
  10. professional scientific and technical service
  11. surveying and mapping except geophysical service
  12. surveying or mapping service
  13. surveying or mapping service office
  14. surveying service
  15. surveyor
  16. surveyor land not engaged in actual construction


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