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Curious about which industries are represented on LinkedIn? Here’s a current list of all Linked Industries in 2022.

There are caveats and specifics at the end of this list. Get ready to scroll and check out commentary because we have years of experience using Industry as a query for LinkedIn prospecting.

Abrasives and Nonmetallic Minerals Manufacturing
Accessible Architecture and Design
Accessible Hardware Manufacturing
Accommodation
Accommodation and Food Services
Accounting
Administration of Justice
Administrative and Support Services
Advertising Services
Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Air, Water, and Waste Program Management
Airlines and Aviation
Airlines/Aviation
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Manufacturing
Alternative Medicine
Ambulance Services
Amusement Parks and Arcades
Animal Feed Manufacturing
Animation
Animation and Post-production
Apparel & Fashion
Apparel Manufacturing
Appliances, Electrical, and Electronics Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metal Manufacturing
Architecture & Planning
Architecture and Planning
Armed Forces
Artificial Rubber and Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing
Artists and Writers
Arts and Crafts
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Automation Machinery Manufacturing
Automotive
Aviation & Aerospace
Aviation and Aerospace Component Manufacturing
Baked Goods Manufacturing
Banking
Bars, Taverns, and Nightclubs
Bed-and-Breakfasts, Hostels, Homestays
Beverage Manufacturing
Biomass Electric Power Generation
Biotechnology
Biotechnology Research
Blockchain Services
Blogs
Boilers, Tanks, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Book and Periodical Publishing
Book Publishing
Breweries
Broadcast Media
Broadcast Media Production and Distribution
Building Construction
Building Equipment Contractors
Building Finishing Contractors
Building Materials
Building Structure and Exterior Contractors
Business Consulting and Services
Business Content
Business Intelligence Platforms
Business Supplies and Equipment
Cable and Satellite Programming
Capital Markets
Caterers
Chemical Manufacturing
Chemical Raw Materials Manufacturing
Chemicals
Child Day Care Services
Chiropractors
Circuses and Magic Shows
Civic & Social Organization
Civic and Social Organizations
Civil Engineering
Claims Adjusting, Actuarial Services
Clay and Refractory Products Manufacturing
Climate Data and Analytics
Climate Technology Product Manufacturing
Coal Mining
Collection Agencies
Commercial and Industrial Equipment Rental
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Maintenance
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Commercial Real Estate
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Community Development and Urban Planning
Community Services
Computer & Network Security
Computer and Network Security
Computer Games
Computer Hardware
Computer Hardware Manufacturing
Computer Networking
Computer Networking Products
Computer Software
Computers and Electronics Manufacturing
Conservation Programs
Construction
Construction Hardware Manufacturing
Consumer Electronics
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods Rental
Consumer Services
Correctional Institutions
Cosmetics
Cosmetology and Barber Schools
Courts of Law
Credit Intermediation
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Dairy
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Dance Companies
Data Infrastructure and Analytics
Data Security Software Products
Defense & Space
Defense and Space Manufacturing
Dentists
Design
Design Services
Desktop Computing Software Products
Digital Accessibility Services
Distilleries
E-Learning
E-Learning Providers
Economic Programs
Education
Education Administration Programs
Education Management
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Electric Power Generation
Electric Power Transmission, Control, and Distribution
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Electronic and Precision Equipment Maintenance
Embedded Software Products
Emergency and Relief Services
Engineering Services
Engines and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Entertainment
Entertainment Providers
Environmental Quality Programs
Environmental Services
Equipment Rental Services
Events Services
Executive Office
Executive Offices
Executive Search Services
Fabricated Metal Products
Facilities Services
Family Planning Centers
Farming
Farming, Ranching, Forestry
Fashion Accessories Manufacturing
Financial Services
Fine Art
Fine Arts Schools
Fire Protection
Fisheries
Fishery
Flight Training
Food & Beverages
Food and Beverage Manufacturing
Food and Beverage Retail
Food and Beverage Services
Food Production
Footwear and Leather Goods Repair
Footwear Manufacturing
Forestry and Logging
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
Freight and Package Transportation
Fruit and Vegetable Preserves Manufacturing
Fuel Cell Manufacturing
Fund-Raising
Fundraising
Funds and Trusts
Furniture
Furniture and Home Furnishings Manufacturing
Gambling & Casinos
Gambling Facilities and Casinos
Geothermal Electric Power Generation
Glass Product Manufacturing
Glass, Ceramics & Concrete
Glass, Ceramics and Concrete Manufacturing
Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Government Administration
Government Relations
Government Relations Services
Graphic Design
Ground Passenger Transportation
Health and Human Services
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Higher Education
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Historical Sites
Holding Companies
Home Health Care Services
Horticulture
Hospital & Health Care
Hospitality
Hospitals
Hospitals and Health Care
Hotels and Motels
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Household Services
Housing and Community Development
Housing Programs
Human Resources
Human Resources Services
HVAC and Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Hydroelectric Power Generation
Import and Export
Individual & Family Services
Individual and Family Services
Industrial Automation
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Industry Associations
Information Services
Information Technology and Services
Insurance
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
Insurance Carriers
Interior Design
International Affairs
International Trade and Development
Internet
Internet Marketplace Platforms
Internet News
Internet Publishing
Interurban and Rural Bus Services
Investment Advice
Investment Banking
Investment Management
IT Services and IT Consulting
IT System Custom Software Development
IT System Data Services
IT System Design Services
IT System Installation and Disposal
IT System Operations and Maintenance
IT System Testing and Evaluation
IT System Training and Support
Janitorial Services
Judiciary
Landscaping Services
Language Schools
Laundry and Drycleaning Services
Law Enforcement
Law Practice
Leasing Non-residential Real Estate
Leasing Residential Real Estate
Leather Product Manufacturing
Legal Services
Legislative Office
Legislative Offices
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Libraries
Lime and Gypsum Products Manufacturing
Loan Brokers
Logistics and Supply Chain
Luxury Goods & Jewelry
Machinery
Machinery Manufacturing
Magnetic and Optical Media Manufacturing
Management Consulting
Manufacturing
Maritime
Maritime Transportation
Market Research
Marketing and Advertising
Marketing Services
Mattress and Blinds Manufacturing
Measuring and Control Instrument Manufacturing
Meat Products Manufacturing
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Media and Telecommunications
Media Production
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
Medical Device
Medical Equipment Manufacturing
Medical Practice
Medical Practices
Mental Health Care
Metal Ore Mining
Metal Treatments
Metal Valve, Ball, and Roller Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Military
Military and International Affairs
Mining
Mining & Metals
Mobile Computing Software Products
Mobile Food Services
Mobile Games
Mobile Gaming Apps
Motion Pictures and Film
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Movies and Sound Recording
Movies, Videos, and Sound
Museums
Museums and Institutions
Museums, Historical Sites, and Zoos
Music
Musicians
Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology Research
Natural Gas Distribution
Natural Gas Extraction
Newspaper Publishing
Newspapers
Non-Profit Organization Management
Non-profit Organizations
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining
Nonresidential Building Construction
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
Nursing Homes and Residential Care Facilities
Office Administration
Office Furniture and Fixtures Manufacturing
Oil & Energy
Oil and Coal Product Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
Oil Extraction
Oil, Gas, and Mining
Online and Mail Order Retail
Online Audio and Video Media
Online Media
Operations Consulting
Optometrists
Outpatient Care Centers
Outsourcing and Offshoring Consulting
Outsourcing/Offshoring
Package/Freight Delivery
Packaging and Containers
Packaging and Containers Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Paper & Forest Products
Paper and Forest Product Manufacturing
Pension Funds
Performing Arts
Performing Arts and Spectator Sports
Periodical Publishing
Personal and Laundry Services
Personal Care Product Manufacturing
Personal Care Services
Pet Services
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Pharmaceuticals
Philanthropic Fundraising Services
Philanthropy
Photography
Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists
Physicians
Pipeline Transportation
Plastics
Plastics and Rubber Product Manufacturing
Plastics Manufacturing
Political Organization
Political Organizations
Postal Services
Primary and Secondary Education
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Primary/Secondary Education
Printing
Printing Services
Professional Organizations
Professional Services
Professional Training & Coaching
Professional Training and Coaching
Program Development
Public Assistance Programs
Public Health
Public Policy
Public Policy Offices
Public Relations and Communications
Public Relations and Communications Services
Public Safety
Publishing
Racetracks
Radio and Television Broadcasting
Rail Transportation
Railroad Equipment Manufacturing
Railroad Manufacture
Ranching
Ranching and Fisheries
Real Estate
Real Estate Agents and Brokers
Real Estate and Equipment Rental Services
Recreational Facilities
Recreational Facilities and Services
Regenerative Design
Religious Institutions
Renewable Energy Equipment Manufacturing
Renewable Energy Power Generation
Renewable Energy Semiconductor Manufacturing
Renewables & Environment
Repair and Maintenance
Research
Research Services
Residential Building Construction
Restaurants
Retail
Retail Apparel and Fashion
Retail Appliances, Electrical, and Electronic Equipment
Retail Art Dealers
Retail Art Supplies
Retail Books and Printed News
Retail Building Materials and Garden Equipment
Retail Florists
Retail Furniture and Home Furnishings
Retail Gasoline
Retail Groceries
Retail Health and Personal Care Products
Retail Luxury Goods and Jewelry
Retail Motor Vehicles
Retail Musical Instruments
Retail Office Equipment
Retail Office Supplies and Gifts
Retail Pharmacies
Retail Recyclable Materials & Used Merchandise
Reupholstery and Furniture Repair
Robot Manufacturing
Robotics Engineering
Rubber Products Manufacturing
Satellite Telecommunications
Savings Institutions
School and Employee Bus Services
Seafood Product Manufacturing
Secretarial Schools
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
Security and Investigations
Security Guards and Patrol Services
Security Systems Services
Semiconductor Manufacturing
Semiconductors
Services for Renewable Energy
Services for the Elderly and Disabled
Sheet Music Publishing
Shipbuilding
Shuttles and Special Needs Transportation Services
Sightseeing Transportation
Skiing Facilities
Smart Meter Manufacturing
Soap and Cleaning Product Manufacturing
Social Networking Platforms
Software Development
Solar Electric Power Generation
Sound Recording
Space Research and Technology
Specialty Trade Contractors
Spectator Sports
Sporting Goods
Sporting Goods Manufacturing
Sports
Sports and Recreation Instruction
Sports Teams and Clubs
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Staffing and Recruiting
Steam and Air-Conditioning Supply
Strategic Management Services
Subdivision of Land
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Supermarkets
Surveying and Mapping Services
Taxi and Limousine Services
Technical and Vocational Training
Technology, Information and Internet
Technology, Information and Media
Telecommunications
Telecommunications Carriers
Telephone Call Centers
Temporary Help Services
Textile Manufacturing
Textiles
Theater Companies
Think Tanks
Tobacco
Tobacco Manufacturing
Translation and Localization
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Transportation Programs
Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain and Storage
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
Travel Arrangements
Truck Transportation
Trusts and Estates
Turned Products and Fastener Manufacturing
Urban Transit Services
Utilities
Utilities Administration
Utility System Construction
Vehicle Repair and Maintenance
Venture Capital & Private Equity
Venture Capital and Private Equity Principals
Veterinary
Veterinary Services
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Warehousing
Warehousing and Storage
Waste Collection
Waste Treatment and Disposal
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
Water, Waste, Steam, and Air Conditioning Services
Wellness and Fitness Services
Wholesale
Wholesale Alcoholic Beverages
Wholesale Apparel and Sewing Supplies
Wholesale Appliances, Electrical, and Electronics
Wholesale Building Materials
Wholesale Chemical and Allied Products
Wholesale Computer Equipment
Wholesale Drugs and Sundries
Wholesale Food and Beverage
Wholesale Footwear
Wholesale Furniture and Home Furnishings
Wholesale Hardware, Plumbing, Heating Equipment
Wholesale Import and Export
Wholesale Luxury Goods and Jewelry
Wholesale Machinery
Wholesale Metals and Minerals
Wholesale Motor Vehicles and Parts
Wholesale Paper Products
Wholesale Petroleum and Petroleum Products
Wholesale Photography Equipment and Supplies
Wholesale Raw Farm Products
Wholesale Recyclable Materials
Wind Electric Power Generation
Wine and Spirits
Wineries
Wireless
Wireless Services
Women’s Handbag Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Writing and Editing
Zoos and Botanical Gardens

Caveats

Industry is completed by the person who creates the LinkedIn Company Page. Some small businesses are not particularly precise in this and others are not careful in choosing the company at which they’re employed.

The biggest example here is Accounting. Accounting is alphabetically first and some careless companies and other “fake” companies are listed as accounting. This results in ample false positives when using Accounting as a filter.

Another fascinating phenomenon is that of “companies of convenience”. These loose affiliations of profiles all work non-traditional job titles (such as “unemployed”) at a myriad of loose pseudo-organizations such as the following:

These false positives are abated with the addition of another filter like “Job Title” or “Seniority Level”. These few duds are rare, but worth noting.

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