813920 Professional Organizations

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in promoting the professional interests of their members and the profession as a whole. These establishments may conduct research; develop statistics; sponsor quality and certification standards; lobby public officials; or publish newsletters, books, or periodicals for distribution to their members.

Illustrative Examples:

Bar associations
Learned societies
Dentists' associations
Peer review boards
Engineers' associations
Professional standards review boards
Health professionals' associations
Scientists' associations


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Promoting the business interests of their members--are classified in Industry 813910, Business Associations; and
  • Lobbying public officials (i.e., lobbyists)--are classified in Industry 541820, Public Relations Agencies.
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813920 813920 813920  Accountants' associations
813920 813920 813920  Architects' associations
813920 813920 813920  Bar associations
813920 813920 813920  Consultants' associations
813920 813920 813920  Dentists' associations
813920 813920 813920  Dietitians' associations
813920 813920 813920  Educators' associations
813920 813920 813920  Engineers' associations
813920 813920 813920  Health professionals' associations
813920 813920 813920  Hospital administrators' associations
813920 813920 813920  Learned societies
813920 813920 813920  Medical associations
813920 813920 813920  Nurses' associations
813920 813920 813920  Occupational therapists' associations
813920 813920 813920  Optometrists' associations
813920 813920 813920  Peer review boards
813920 813920 813920  Personnel management associations
813920 813920 813920  Pharmacists' associations
813920 813920 813920  Professional associations
813920 813920 813920  Professional membership associations
813920 813920 813920  Professional standards review boards
813920 813920 813920  Psychologists' associations
813920 813920 813920  Scientific associations
813920 813920 813920  Social workers' associations
813920 813920 813920  Standards review committees, professional