Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (NAICS 54)


This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities in which human capital is the major input. These establishments make available the knowledge and skills of their employees, often on an assignment basis. The individual industries of this sector are defined on the basis of the particular expertise and training of the service provider and include primarily legal services; accounting and related services; architectural, engineering, and related services; prospecting and fundraising, surveying and mapping services; design services; management, scientific, and technical consulting services; scientific research and development services; and advertising and related services. Establishments primarily engaged in providing instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects and those primarily engaged in providing health care by diagnosis and treatment are not included in this sector.

Sectors included (NAICS)

Workforce sectoral committees

  • Comité sectoriel de main-d'œuvre des industries des produits pharmaceutiques et biothechnologiques du Québec
  • 500, boul. Saint-Martin Ouest
  • Bureau 340
  • Laval, QC
  • H7M3Y2
  • Phone: 450-629-8885
  • Fax: 450-629-8894
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