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2017 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 below 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
  • Topographic surveying services
  • Mapping (except geophysical) services
  • Geodetic surveying services
  • Cartographic surveying services

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • 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 Existed Equivalent Value
2002 541370
2007 541370
2012 541370
2017 541370
2022 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. professional scientific and technical service not otherwise classified naic
  12. surveying and mapping except geophysical service
  13. surveying or mapping service
  14. surveying or mapping service office
  15. surveying service
  16. surveyor
  17. surveyor land not engaged in actual construction


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