LinkedIn Industries List & Rankings | 2022

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network. It is a social media platform that connects professionals with others who are working in the same industry.

LinkedIn has two types of profiles: professional and industry.

You can use a professional profile to showcase your skills, experience, and education. While an industry profile allows you to see which companies are in your field and connect with them, as well as potential contacts within the company.

In this blog, we will have a look at how these LinkedIn industries have changed in the last year (2021-2022).

Well, there are 149 industries available on the LinkedIn platform. Every LinkedIn user has to choose from among these 149 industries, which suits best to their professional life. You need to submit one industry as a new member of the platform, and you can change it later as you like.

The popularity of LinkedIn industries has changed over time, but LinkedIn’s ability to let you search for profiles by industry is one reason that it is the most powerful tool for selling and job search.

Moreover, LinkedIn's total network size grew from 428 million members in 2021 to 463 million in 2022. It also added 1 new industry to the list.

Now, we will dig deeper into the list of top 10 industries on LinkedIn, LinkedIn Industries Statistics, and the complete list of 149 LinkedIn Industries.

Top 10 Industries on LinkedIn

The top 10 LinkedIn Industries are as follows:

(1) Information Technology & Services
(2) Hospital & Health Care
(3) Construction
(4) Retail
(5) Education Management
(6) Financial Services
(7) Accounting
(8) Computer Software
(9) Higher Education
(10) Automotive

Note: In 2022, there are no ranking changes in the top 10 industries.

LinkedIn Industries Statistics

These statistics show how different industries have changed over the years:

(1) The most admired industry on LinkedIn for professionals is "Information Technology and services." In 2022, this industry grew by more than 1.3 million new members as compared to 2021. Currently, this makes up 4.7% of all profiles on LinkedIn.

(2) The other industries that experienced an increase last year are E-Learning and Renewable.

LinkedIn Industries List

The list of all 149 LinkedIn industries is as follows:

(1) Information Technology & Services
(2) Hospital & Health Care
(3) Construction
(4) Retail
(5) Education Management
(6) Financial Services
(7) Accounting
(8) Computer Software
(9) Higher Education
(10) Automotive
(11) Government Administration
(12) Marketing and Advertising
(13) Banking
(14) Health, Wellness and Fitness
(15) Real Estate
(16) Food & Beverages
(17) Telecommunications
(18) Oil & Energy
(19) Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
(20) Hospitality
(21) Primary/Secondary Education
(22) Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
(23) Internet
(24) Insurance
(25) Consumer Services
(26) Medical Practice
(27) Human Resources
(28) Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
(29) Restaurants
(30) Civil Engineering
(31) Pharmaceuticals
(32) Design
(33) Logistics and Supply Chain
(34) Research
(35) Management Consulting
(36) Architecture & Planning
(37) Apparel & Fashion
(38) Food Production
(39) Law Practice
(40) Facilities Services
(41) Consumer Goods
(42) Non-Profit Organization Management
(43) Machinery
(44) Entertainment
(45) Chemicals
(46) Wholesale
(47) Arts and Crafts
(48) Farming
(49) Utilities
(50) Legal Services
(51) Sports
(52) Mining & Metals
(53) Airlines/Aviation
(54) Building Materials
(55) Leisure, Travel & Tourism
(56) Environmental Services
(57) Professional Training & Coaching
(58) Medical Devices
(59) Music
(60) Individual & Family Services
(61) Cosmetics
(62) Staffing and Recruiting
(63) Mental Health Care
(64) Graphic Design
(65) Industrial Automation
(66) Security and Investigations
(67) Biotechnology
(68) Aviation & Aerospace
(69) Business Supplies and Equipment
(70) Public Relations and Communications
(71) Import and Export
(72) Textiles
(73) Writing and Editing
(74) Consumer Electronics
(75) Media Production
(76) Renewables & Environment
(77) Broadcast Media
(78) International Trade and Development
(79) Military
(80) Computer Networking
(81) Civic & Social Organization
(82) Events Services
(83) Photography
(84) E-Learning
(85) Computer Hardware
(86) Computer & Network Security
(87) Defense & Space
(88) Furniture
(89) Fine Art
(90) Warehousing
(91) Printing
(92) Investment Management
(93) Outsourcing/Offshoring
(94) Publishing
(95) Information Services
(96) Law Enforcement
(97) Supermarkets
(98) Animation
(99) Maritime
(100) Executive Office
(101) Religious Institutions
(102) Government Relations
(103) Semiconductors
(104) Program Development
(105) Plastics
(106) Online Media
(107) Public Safety
(108) Packaging and Containers
(109) Commercial Real Estate
(110) Alternative Medicine
(111) Motion Pictures and Film
(112) Judiciary
(113) Performing Arts
(114) Computer Games
(115) Veterinary
(116) Luxury Goods & Jewelry
(117)V Investment Banking
(118) Package/Freight Delivery
(119) International Affairs
(120) Market Research
(121) Recreational Facilities and Services
(122) Translation and Localization
(123) Wine and Spirits
(124) Capital Markets
(125) Public Policy
(126) Sporting Goods
(127) Newspapers
(128)Paper & Forest Products
(129) Venture Capital & Private Equity
(130) Wireless
(131) Libraries
(132) Gambling & Casinos
(133) Ranching
(134) Glass, Ceramics & Concrete
(135) Philanthropy
(136) Dairy
(137) Shipbuilding
(138) Museums and Institutions
(139) Think Tanks
(140) Political Organization
(141) Fishery
(142) Horticulture
(143) Tobacco
(144) Fund-Raising
(145) Railroad Manufacture
(146) Alternative Dispute Resolution
(147) Nanotechnology
(148) Legislative Office
(149) Mobile Games