How do I filter by Major Industry groups or SIC ranges?

The first two numbers of the SIC code represent a broad industry category which is known as the Major Industry Group.

For example the Manufacturing SIC codes are 20-39, the Retail SIC codes are 52-59.

Selecting by a Major Industry Group is useful when trying to find a broad, more loosely-defined base of prospects.

Within the Major Industry Group classification you have the ability to drill down to more specific lines of business by selecting a 2, 4, or 6-digit SIC Code.

This selection allows you to search by the first two numbers of an SIC code without keywords, starting with a Major Industry Group and drilling down to sub-classification of a Major Industry Group (4 digits) and then down to a specific industry selection (6 digits).

The Major Industry Group are presented in a hierarchal order by the first two digits of that industrial classification code. Click on the “+” to see 4-digit sub-classification options, which can have their own “+” to see 6-digit specific industry types.

NOTE: Not all sub-classification (4-digit) and specific industry types (6-digit) might be listed.

Selecting either a Major Industry Group or a sub-classification will include all the specific industry types underneath it, sharing the same Major Industry Group (first two digits) or sub-classification (first 4 digits)

There are 11 Major Industry Groups (and the first two digits of their industrial classification code):

  • Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (first two digits 01-49)
  • Mining (first two digits 10-14)
  • Construction (first two digits 15-17)
  • Manufacturing (first two digits 20-39)
  • Transportation (first two digits 40-49)
  • Wholesale (first two digits 50-51)
  • Retail Trade (first two digits 52-59)
  • Finance, Insurance & Real Estate (first two digits 60-67)
  • Services (first two digits 70-89)
  • Public Administration (first two digits 91-98)
  • Nonclassified Establishments (first two digits 99)

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