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2012 Edition

national industry 541620

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

The immediate parent of national industry 541620 is international industry 54162: Environmental Consulting Services

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Environmental remediation:are classified in Industry 562910, Remediation Services; and
  • Providing environmental engineering services:are classified in Industry 541330, Engineering Services.


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 Existed Equivalent Value
2002 541620
2007 541620
2012 541620
2017 541620
2022 541620

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8999 - Services, Not Elsewhere Classified

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 541620, Environmental Consulting Services:

  1. consultant environmental
  2. environmental consultant
  3. environmental consulting
  4. environmental consulting service
  5. management scientific and technical consulting service
  6. office not otherwise classified
  7. office not otherwise classified condominium office
  8. office not otherwise classified office
  9. other consulting service
  10. professional scientific and technical service
  11. professional scientific and technical service not otherwise classified naic
  12. service not otherwise classified


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