Industry Summary for NAICS 56 Administrative Support, Wast Management and Remediation

Introduction

This summary page of industry sector NAICS 56, Administrative & Support and Waste Management & Remediation, contains the NAICS definition for the industry sector as a whole, as well as the latest data available and links to the survey questionnaire forms that are used to collect the information. Please click on the links below or scroll down the page to go to your topic of interest.

NAICS Industry Sector Description
NAICS Industry Descriptions
Latest Data
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NAICS Industry Sector Description

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. These establishments 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.

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NAICS Industry Descriptions


We collect information for the following industries in NAICS 56:
(click on the links to see their NAICS description)

  • NAICS 561110 - Office Administrative Services
  • NAICS 561210 - Facilities Support Services
  • NAICS 561310 - Employment Placement Agencies
  • NAICS 561320 - Temporary Help Services
  • NAICS 561330 - Professional Employer Organizations
  • NAICS 561410 - Document Preparation Services
  • NAICS 561421 - Telephone Answering Services
  • NAICS 561422 - Telemarketing Bureaus
  • NAICS 561431 - Private Mail Centers
  • NAICS 561439 - Other Business Service Centers (including Copy Shops)
  • NAICS 561440 - Collection Agencies
  • NAICS 561450 - Credit Bureaus
  • NAICS 561492 - Court Reporting and Stenotype Services
  • NAICS 561499 - All Other Business Support Services
  • NAICS 561510 - Travel Agencies
  • NAICS 561520 - Tour Operators
  • NAICS 561591 - Convention and Visitors Bureaus
  • NAICS 561599 - All Other Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
  • NAICS 561611 - Investigation Services
  • NAICS 561612 - Security Guards and Patrol Services
  • NAICS 561613 - Armored Car Services
  • NAICS 561621 - Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths)
  • NAICS 561622 - Locksmiths
  • NAICS 561710 - Exterminating and Pest Control Services
  • NAICS 561720 - Janitorial Services
  • NAICS 561740 - Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services
  • NAICS 561790 - Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
  • NAICS 561910 - Packaging and Labeling Services
  • NAICS 561920 - Convention and Trade Show Organizers
  • NAICS 561990 - All Other Support Services
  • NAICS 562111 - Solid Waste Collection
  • NAICS 562112 - Hazardous Waste Collection
  • NAICS 562119 - Other Waste Collection
  • NAICS 562211 - Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • NAICS 562212 - Solid Waste Landfill
  • NAICS 562213 - Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators
  • NAICS 562219 - Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • NAICS 562910 - Remediation Services
  • NAICS 562920 - Materials Recovery Facilities
  • NAICS 562991 - Septic Tank and Related Services
  • NAICS 562998 - All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services


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    Latest Data

    The latest data available is for the year 2006. All data tables are made available in the Portable Document Format (PDF).

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    NAICS Industry Data

    Tables are in both PDF and XLS format
    Table 7.1. - 7.14. Administrative & Support and Waste Management & Remediation Services (NAICS 56):
    56 .pdf
    56 .xls
    Estimated Revenue for Employer Firms

    Estimated Coefficients of Variation

    Tables are in both PDF and XLS format
    Table A-7.1. - Table A-7.13. Administrative & Support and Waste Management & Remediation Services (NAICS 56):
    56 Appendix .pdf
    56 Appendix .xls


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    Survey Forms

    Below is a listing of the survey questionnaire forms that are used to collect data for the Service Annual Survey. We are currently collecting information for the 2004 survey year. The questionnaire forms are in PDF format.


    Form # Title Current Form Archived Forms
    SA-56111 NAICS 561110 - Office Administrative Services 2005
    SA-56121 NAICS 561210 - Facilities Support Services 2005
    SA-56131 NAICS 561310 - Employment Placement Agencies 2005
    SA-56132 NAICS 561320 - Temporary Help Services 2005
    SA-56133 NAICS 561330 - Professional Employer Organizations 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561410 - Document Preparation Services 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561421 - Telephone Answering Services 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561422 - Telemarketing Bureaus 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561431 - Private Mail Centers 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561439 - Other Business Service Centers (including Copy Shops) 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561440 - Collection Agencies 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561450 - Credit Bureaus 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561492 - Court Reporting and Stenotype Services 2005
    SA-5614 NAICS 561499 - All Other Business Support Services 2005
    SA-56151 NAICS 561510 - Travel Agencies 2005
    SA-56152 NAICS 561520 - Tour Operators 2005
    SA-561591 NAICS 561591 - Convention and Visitors Bureaus 2005
    SA-561599 NAICS 561599 - All Other Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 2005
    SA-5616 NAICS 561611 - Investigation Services 2005
    SA-5616 NAICS 561612 - Security Guards and Patrol Services 2005
    SA-5616 NAICS 561613 - Armored Car Services 2005
    SA-5616 NAICS 561621 - Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) 2005
    SA-5616 NAICS 561622 - Locksmiths 2005
    SA-5617 NAICS 561710 - Exterminating and Pest Control Services 2005
    SA-5617 NAICS 561720 - Janitorial Services 2005
    SA-5617 NAICS 561740 - Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services 2005
    SA-5619 NAICS 561790 - Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings 2005
    SA-5619 NAICS 561910 - Packaging and Labeling Services 2005
    SA-5619 NAICS 561920 - Convention and Trade Show Organizers 2005
    SA-5619 NAICS 561990 - All Other Support Services 2005
    SA-5621 NAICS 562111 - Solid Waste Collection 2005
    SA-5621 NAICS 562112 - Hazardous Waste Collection 2005
    SA-5621 NAICS 562119 - Other Waste Collection 2005
    SA-5622 NAICS 562211 - Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal 2005
    SA-5622 NAICS 562212 - Solid Waste Landfill 2005
    SA-5622 NAICS 562213 - Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators 2005
    SA-5622 NAICS 562219 - Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal 2005
    SA-56291 NAICS 562910 - Remediation Services 2005
    SA-56292 NAICS 562920 - Materials Recovery Facilities 2005
    SA-56299 NAICS 562991 - Septic Tank and Related Services 2005
    SA-56299 NAICS 562998 - All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services 2005

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