NAICS Code Description

56 - Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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The Sector as a Whole

The Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services sector comprises establishments performing routine support activities for the day-to-day operations of other organizations. These essential activities are often undertaken in-house by establishments in many sectors of the economy. The establishments in this sector specialize in one or more of these support activities and provide these services to clients in a variety of industries and, in some cases, to households. Activities performed include: office administration, hiring and placing of personnel, document preparation and similar clerical services, solicitation, collection, security and surveillance services, cleaning, and waste disposal services.

The administrative and management activities performed by establishments in this sector are typically on a contract or fee basis. These activities may also be performed by establishments that are part of the company or enterprise. However, establishments involved in administering, overseeing, and managing other establishments of the company or enterprise are classified in Sector 55, Management of Companies and Enterprises. Establishments in Sector 55, Management of Companies and Enterprises, normally undertake the strategic and organizational planning and decision-making role of the company or enterprise. Government establishments engaged in administering, overseeing, and managing governmental programs are classified in Sector 92, Public Administration.

NAICS Codes that fall under 56 - Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 56 – Click for Complete Profiles:

United States Postal ServiceWashingtonDC
Manpowergroup IncMilwaukeeWI
Carlson Holdings IncMinnetonkaMN
Waste Management IncHoustonTX
Veolia Envmtl Svcs N Amer CorpBostonMA
Allegis Group IncHanoverMD
Live Nation Entertainment IncBeverly HillsCA
Royal Caribbean Cruises LtdMiamiFL
C&H Industrial Services IncFranklinvilleNJ
Spectrum Group Intl IncIrvineCA