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2017 Edition

national industry 541930

Translation and Interpretation Services


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in translating written material and interpreting speech from one language to another and establishments primarily engaged in providing sign language services.

The immediate parent of national industry 541930 is international industry 54193: Translation and Interpretation Services

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Providing transcription services--are classified in Industry 561410, Document Preparation Services;
  • Providing real-time (i.e., simultaneous) closed captioning services for live television performances, at meetings and conferences--are classified in U.S. Industry 561492, Court Reporting and Stenotype Services;
  • Providing film or tape closed captioning services--are classified in U.S. Industry 512191, Teleproduction and Other Postproduction Services; and
  • Analyzing handwriting--are classified in Industry 541990, All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical 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 541930
2007 541930
2012 541930
2017 541930
2022 541930

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 7389 - Business 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 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services:

  1. business service not otherwise classified
  2. interpreter or translator
  3. language translation service
  4. office not otherwise classified
  5. office not otherwise classified condominium office
  6. office not otherwise classified office
  7. other professional scientific and technical service
  8. professional scientific and technical service
  9. professional scientific and technical service not otherwise classified naic
  10. sale and service organization
  11. sale or service organization
  12. translating or interpreting
  13. translation and interpretation service
  14. translation and interpretation service naic
  15. translation service
  16. translator


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