2017 Edition

subsector 811

Repair and Maintenance

Overview

Industries in the Repair and Maintenance subsector restore machinery, equipment, and other products to working order. These establishments also typically provide general or routine maintenance (i.e., servicing) on such products to ensure they work efficiently and to prevent breakdown and unnecessary repairs.

The NAICS structure for this subsector brings together most types of repair and maintenance establishments and categorizes them based on production processes (i.e., on the type of repair and maintenance activity performed, and the necessary skills, expertise, and processes that are found in different repair and maintenance establishments). This NAICS classification does not delineate between repair services provided to businesses versus those that serve households. Although some industries primarily serve either businesses or households, separation by class of customer is limited by the fact that many establishments serve both. Establishments repairing computers and consumer electronics products are two examples of such overlap.

The Repair and Maintenance subsector does not include all establishments that do repair and maintenance. For example, a substantial amount of repair is done by establishments that also manufacture machinery, equipment, and other goods. These establishments are included in the Manufacturing sector in NAICS. In addition, repair of transportation equipment is often provided by or based at transportation facilities, such as airports and seaports, and these activities are included in the Transportation and Warehousing sector. A particularly unique situation exists with repair of buildings. Plumbing, electrical installation and repair, painting and decorating, and other construction-related establishments are often involved in performing installation or other work on new construction as well as providing repair services on existing structures. While some specialize in repair, it is difficult to distinguish between the two types and all are included in the Construction sector.

Excluded from this subsector are establishments primarily engaged in rebuilding or remanufacturing machinery and equipment. These are classified in Sector 31-33, Manufacturing. Also excluded are retail establishments that provide after-sale services and repair. These are classified in Sector 44-45, Retail Trade.

The immediate parent of subsector 811 is sector 81: Other Services (except Public Administration)

Descendants

  1. 8111 - Automotive Repair and Maintenance
    1. 81111 - Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
      1. 811111 - General Automotive Repair
      2. 811112 - Automotive Exhaust System Repair
      3. 811113 - Automotive Transmission Repair
      4. 811118 - Other Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
    2. 81112 - Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
      1. 811121 - Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance
      2. 811122 - Automotive Glass Replacement Shops
    3. 81119 - Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance
      1. 811191 - Automotive Oil Change and Lubrication Shops
      2. 811192 - Car Washes
      3. 811198 - All Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance
  2. 8112 - Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
    1. 81121 - Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
      1. 811211 - Consumer Electronics Repair and Maintenance
      2. 811212 - Computer and Office Machine Repair and Maintenance
      3. 811213 - Communication Equipment Repair and Maintenance
      4. 811219 - Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  3. 8113 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
    1. 81131 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
      1. 811310 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
  4. 8114 - Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
    1. 81141 - Home and Garden Equipment and Appliance Repair and Maintenance
      1. 811411 - Home and Garden Equipment Repair and Maintenance
      2. 811412 - Appliance Repair and Maintenance
    2. 81142 - Reupholstery and Furniture Repair
      1. 811420 - Reupholstery and Furniture Repair
    3. 81143 - Footwear and Leather Goods Repair
      1. 811430 - Footwear and Leather Goods Repair
    4. 81149 - Other Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
      1. 811490 - Other Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance

History

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 811 -
2007 811 -
2012 811 -
2017 811 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

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SIC mappings are available for 6 digit national industry codes and their sub-descriptions only. For detailed mappings choose the most appropriate six-digit code from the list of descendants.

Insurance Industry Mappings

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