NAICS Code 541612 Human Resources Consulting Services


Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations in one or more of the following areas: (1) human resource and personnel policies, practices, and procedures; (2) employee benefits planning, communication, and administration; (3) compensation systems planning; and (4) wage and salary administration.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Providing professional and management development training: classified in Industry 611430, Professional and Management Development Training
  • Listing employment vacancies and in selecting, referring, and placing applicants in employment: classified in U.S. Industry 561311, Employment Placement Agencies
  • Providing executive search, recruitment, and placement services: classified in U.S. Industry 561312, Executive Search Services.

Illustrative Examples

  • Human resources consulting services
  • Personnel management consulting services
  • Benefit or compensation consulting services
  • Employee assessment consulting services

Industries Included

  • Actuarial consulting services (except insurance actuarial services)
  • Benefit consulting services
  • Compensation consulting services
  • Compensation planning services
  • Employee assessment consulting services
  • Employee benefit consulting services
  • Employee compensation consulting services
  • Human resource consulting services
  • Labor relations consulting services
  • Organization development consulting services
  • Personnel management consulting services

Sample Business Listings