NAICS Code 541810 Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating advertising campaigns and placing such advertising in periodicals, newspapers, radio and television, or other media. These establishments are organized to provide a full range of services (i.e., through in-house capabilities or subcontracting), including advice, creative services, account management, production of advertising material, media planning, and buying (i.e., placing advertising).

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NAICS Code 541810 - Advertising Agencies is a final level code of the “Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” Sector. There are 12,989 companies verified as active in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 200,112 people.

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SBA Size Standard

Annual Revenue Limit of $16,500,000

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Industry Examples of NAICS 541810

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 541810 - Advertising Agencies are:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Advertising agency consulting services

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Questions & Answers

  • What is the SBA NAICS 541810 revenue limit?

    Businesses with an annual revenue under $16,500,000 are considered small businesses by SBA.

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 541810?

    There are 12,989 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 541810?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Advertising Agencies was $47,281,523,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 541810?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Advertising Agencies was $16,700,000,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 541810?

    The number of reported paid employees is 200,112.