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Accommodation and Food Services

Providing lodging and/or preparing meals, snacks and beverages for immediate consumption

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

Growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, and harvesting fish and other animals from a farm, ranch, or their natural habitats

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Operating facilities or providing services to meet varied cultural, entertainment, or recreational interests of others, including producing, promoting or participating in live performances, events, or exhibits; preserving or exhibiting objects and sites of historical, cultural or educational interest, and/or operating facilities or provide services that enable patrons to participate in recreational, amusement, hobby or leisure-time activities


Engaging in the construction of buildings or engineering projects, e.g., highways and utility systems, or in the preparation of sites for new construction and establishments primarily engaged in subdividing land for sale as building sites


Providing instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects in specialized establishments, such as schools, colleges, universities, and training centers, may be privately owned and operated for profit or not for profit, or publicly owned and operated

Finance and Insurance

Engaging in raising funds by taking deposits and/or issuing securities and, in the process, incurring liabilities; pooling risk by underwriting insurance and annuities; providing specialized services facilitating or supporting financial intermediation, insurance, and employee benefit programs; or serving as monetary authorities charged with monetary control

Health Care and Social Assistance

Providing medical care exclusively, health care and social assistance, or social assistance only; delivered by trained professionals, health practitioners and/or social workers with the requisite expertise


Producing and distributing information and cultural products, providing the means to transmit or distribute these products as well as data or communications, or processing data for traditional publishing, software publishing, motion picture and sound recording industries, broadcasting industries, telecommunications industries, Web search portals, data processing industries, and other information services industries.

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Holding the securities of or other equity interests in companies and enterprises for the purpose of owning a controlling interest or influencing management decisions or establishments [except government establishments] that administer, oversee, and manage establishments of the company or enterprise and that normally undertake the strategic or organizational planning and decision-making role of the company or enterprise.


Engaging in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products in plants, factories, or mills that characteristically use power-driven machines and materials-handling equipment or transform materials or substances into new products by hand or in the worker's home; including those engaged in selling to the general public products made on the same premises from which they are sold, such as bakeries, candy stores, and custom tailors


Government establishments of the Armed Forces, including the National Guard, primarily engaged in national security and related activities.

Mining, Oil, Gas Extraction

Extracting naturally occurring mineral solids, such as coal and ores; liquid minerals, such as crude petroleum; and gases, such as natural gas; including quarrying, well operations, beneficiating, and other preparation customarily performed at the mine site, or as a part of mining activity

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Performing professional, scientific, and technical activities for others that require a high degree of expertise and training; including legal advice and representation; accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services; architectural, engineering, and specialized design services; computer services; consulting services; research services; advertising services; photographic services; translation and interpretation services; veterinary services; and other professional, scientific, and technical services]

Public Administration

Federal, state, and local government agencies that administer, oversee, and manage public programs and have executive, legislative, or judicial authority over other institutions within a given area; set policy, create laws, adjudicate civil and criminal legal cases; or provide for public safety and for national defense]

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Engaging in renting, leasing, or otherwise allowing the use of tangible or intangible assets or providing related services such as managing real estate for others, selling, renting and/or buying real estate for others, and appraising real estate.

Retail Trade

Selling merchandise to the general public for personal or household consumption, serving business and institutional clients, or engaged in the provision of after-sales services such as repair and installation.

Transportation and Warehousing

Providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation


Engaging in the provision of electric power, natural gas, steam supply, water supply, and sewage removal

Wholesale Trade

Wholesaling the outputs of agriculture, mining, manufacturing, and certain information industries, such as publishing, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise.