Table 8-48
2002 NAICS codes that constitute high-technology industries
NAICS code Industry
Level I industries  
3254 Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing
3341 Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing
3342 Communications equipment manufacturing
3344 Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing
3345 Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing
3364 Aerospace product and parts manufacturing
5112 Software publishers
5161 Internet publishing and broadcasting
5179 Other telecommunications
5181 Internet service providers and Web search portals
5182 Data processing, hosting, and related services
5413 Architectural, engineering, and related services
5415 Computer systems design and related services
5417 Scientific research and development services
Level II industries  
1131,32 Forestry
2111 Oil and gas extraction
2211 Electric power generation, transmission, and distribution
3251 Basic chemical manufacturing
3252 Resin, synthetic rubber, and artificial synthetic fibers and filaments manufacturing
3332 Industrial machinery manufacturing
3333 Commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing
3343 Audio and video equipment manufacturing
3346 Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media
4234 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies, merchant wholesalers
5416 Management, scientific, and technical consulting services
Level III industries  
3241 Petroleum and coal products manufacturing
3253 Pesticide, fertilizer, and other agricultural chemical manufacturing
3255 Paint, coating, and adhesive manufacturing
3259 Other chemical product and preparation manufacturing
3336 Engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment manufacturing
3339 Other general purpose machinery manufacturing
3353 Electrical equipment manufacturing
3369 Other transportation equipment manufacturing
4861 Pipeline transportation of crude oil
4862 Pipeline transportation of natural gas
4869 Other pipeline transportation
5171 Wired telecommunications carriers
5172 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite)
5173 Telecommunications resellers
5174 Satellite telecommunications
5211 Monetary authorities, central bank
5232 Securities and commodity exchanges
5511 Management of companies and enterprises
5612 Facilities support services
8112 Electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance

Science and Engineering Indicators 2008