SIC Code 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.

Cross References

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.

Illustrative Examples

  • Advertising agencies, advertising consultants (agencies).

Industry Leaders

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 731101Advertising-agencies & Counselors
  • 731102Publication Consultants
  • 731103Advertising-directory & Guide
  • 731104Advertising-checking Service
  • 731105Advertising-motion Picture
  • 731106Advertising-newspaper
  • 731107Advertising-shoppers' Guides
  • 731108Advertising-periodical
  • 731109Advertising-personnel Recruitment
  • 731110Advertising-time & Temp Announcements
  • 731111Telephone Directory Advertising
  • 731112Advertising-theatrical
  • 731113Digital Media Production
  • 731114Golf Advertising

7-digit SIC

  • 7311001Advertising-agencies & Counselors
  • 7311002Advertising Consultant
  • 7311003Publication Consultants
  • 7311004Advertising-directory & Guide
  • 7311005Advertising-checking Services
  • 7311006Advertising-motion Picture
  • 7311007Advertising-newspaper
  • 7311008Advertising-shoppers' Guides
  • 7311009Advertising-periodical
  • 7311010Advertising-personnel Recruitment
  • 7311011Advertising-time & Temp Announcements
  • 7311012Telephone Directory Advertising
  • 7311013Advertising-theatrical
  • 7311014Digital Media Production
  • 7311015Golf Advertising

8-digit SIC

  • 73110000Advertising Agencies
  • 73119901Advertising Consultant
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Industry Overview

Total Companies:23150

Est. Employment:1053705