NAICS Code 56142 - Telephone Call Centers

NAICS Code 56142 Description

This industry comprises (1) establishments primarily engaged in answering telephone calls and relaying messages to clients and (2) establishments primarily engaged in providing telemarketing services on a contract or fee basis for others, such as promoting clients' products or services by telephone; taking orders for clients by telephone; and soliciting contributions or providing information for clients by telephone. Telemarketing establishments never own the product or provide the service that they are representing and generally can originate and/or receive calls for others.

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Questions & Answers

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 56142?

    There are 4,261 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 56142?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Telephone Call Centers was $24,420,478,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 56142?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Telephone Call Centers was $12,692,650,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 56142?

    The number of reported paid employees is 461,918.