Industry Sector

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and designing public display advertising campaign materials, such as printed, painted, or electronic displays; and/or placing such displays on indoor or outdoor billboards and panels, or on or within transit vehicles or facilities, shopping malls, retail (in-store) displays, and other display structures or sites.


NAICS Code 541850 - Outdoor Advertising is a final level code of the “Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” Sector. There are 2,631 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 26,441 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 541850 - Outdoor Advertising are:

  • Advertising services, indoor or outdoor display
  • Advertising, aerial
  • Billboard display advertising services
  • Bus card advertising services
  • Bus display advertising services
  • Display advertising services
  • Indoor display advertising services
  • Outdoor display advertising services
  • Out-of-home media (i.e., display) advertising services
  • Store display advertising services
  • Subway card display advertising services
  • Taxicab card advertising services
  • Transit advertising services


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 541850 - Outdoor Advertising that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: