NAICS Code 523120 Securities Brokerage


Finance and Insurance


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acting as agents (i.e., brokers) between buyers and sellers in buying or selling securities on a commission or transaction fee basis.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in investment banking and securities dealing (i.e., buying or selling securities on their own account) are classified in Industry 523110, Investment Banking and Securities Dealing.

Illustrative Examples

  • Stock brokerages
  • Mutual fund agencies (i.e., brokerages)
  • Securities brokerages

Industries Included

  • Bond brokerages
  • Brokerages, securities
  • Certificate of deposit (CD) brokers' offices
  • Commercial note brokers' offices
  • Mutual fund agencies (i.e., brokerages)
  • Mutual fund agency (i.e., brokerages)
  • Mutual fund agents' (i.e., brokers') offices
  • Securities brokerages
  • Securities brokers' offices
  • Securities floor brokers
  • Stock brokerages
  • Stock brokers' offices
  • Stock options brokerages

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:19085

Est. Employment:232556