Industry: 7311—Advertising Agencies
Establishments primarily engaged in preparing advertising (writing copy, artwork, graphics, and other creative work) and placing such advertising in periodicals, newspapers, radio and television, or other advertising media for clients on a contract or fee basis. Establishments which place advertising with media, but which perform no creative services (media buying service), are classified in Industry 7319; those which write advertising copy, but do not place the advertising with media, are classified in Industry 8999; and those which provide services in commercial art and graphics, or other creative advertising services, but do not place the advertising with media, are classified in Industry Group 733.

Advertising agenciesAdvertising consultants (agencies)
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
7311Advertising Agencies21,582
731100Advertising agencies18,228
73110000Advertising agencies18,228
731199Advertising agencies, nec3,354
73119901Advertising consultant3,354