LinkedIn Industry List

An important part of your LinkedIn profile is industry selection. You may find the list to be incomplete. While you may not find a perfect match, do your best to select the industry most like yours.

LinkedIn Industry List


When others search LinkedIn to find other people and companies this can result in new business for you. They often use industry list/classification as a way to narrow their search results. So, it’s important to choose the industry most prospects are likely to use when searching for profiles like yours. Here is a complete LinkedIn industry list (view on LinkedIn).

LinkedIn’s Full List of Industry Classifications

Over the years, we’ve developed client LinkedIn profiles covering many industries:

  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Software
  • Defense and Space
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental Services
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Beverages
  • Furniture
  • Health, Wellness, and Fitness
  • Hospital and Health Care
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Law Practice
  • Luxury Goods and Jewelry
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Practice
  • Mental Health Care
  • Military
  • Music
  • Outsourcing/Offshoring
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Staffing and Recruiting
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
  • Warehousing
  • Wireless