NAICS CODE 541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services

Industry Sector

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Companies

103

Est. Employment

7,449

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in gathering, interpreting, and mapping geophysical data. Establishments in this industry often specialize in locating and measuring the extent of subsurface resources, such as oil, gas, and minerals, but they may also conduct surveys for engineering purposes. Establishments in this industry use a variety of surveying techniques depending on the purpose of the survey, including magnetic surveys, gravity surveys, seismic surveys, or electrical and electromagnetic surveys.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services is a final level code of the “Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” Sector. There are 103 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 7,449 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services are:

  • Aerial geophysical surveying services
  • Electrical geophysical surveying services
  • Electromagnetic geophysical surveying services
  • Geological surveying services
  • Geophysical mapping services
  • Geophysical surveying services
  • Gravity geophysical surveying services
  • Magnetic geophysical surveying services
  • Mapping services, geophysical
  • Radioactive geophysical surveying services
  • Remote sensing geophysical surveying services
  • Seismic geophysical surveying services
  • Surveying services, geophysical

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in taking core samples, drilling test wells, or other mine development activities (except geophysical surveying and mapping) on a contract basis for others are classified in NAICS Code - 21311 - SupportActivities for Mining.