Accessibility information 
OOQ Logo OOQ Online banner
Home

About OOQ Online
Index
Archive
Feedback

Occupational Outlook Handbook Home
Employment Projections Home
MLR: The Editor's Desk
OES Occupational Profiles
BLS Home
OOQ Online index

Charts | Choosing and changing jobs | Earnings and benefits | Education and training | Grab bag
My Career | Occupations and industries | OOQ print index
Outlook and trends | Workers without a bachelor's degree | You're a what?

Charts

  • Average weekly earnings by size of establishment, 2002 first quarter. (HTML) (PDF 34K) — Fall 2003
  • Best bets for job perks. (HTML) (PDF 773K) — Winter 2012–13
  • Charting the projections: 2012–22 — Winter 2013–14. (Entire Issue PDF)
    • Getting started. (PDF)
    • Occupational employment. (PDF)
    • Labor force. (PDF)
    • Industry employment. (PDF)
  • Charting the projections: 2010–20 — Winter 2011–12
    • Getting started. (PDF 623K)
    • Occupational employment. (PDF 1.19M)
    • Labor force. (PDF 2.39M)
    • Industry employment. (PDF 0.97M)
    • Overall economy. (PDF 667K)
  • Charting the projections: 2008–18 — Winter 2009–10
  • Charting the projections, 2006-16 — Fall 2007
  • Charting the projections, 2004-14 — Winter 2005-06
  • Charting the projections, 2002-12 — Winter 2003-04
  • Charting the projections: 2000-10 — Winter 2001-02
  • Charting the projections: 1998-2008 — Winter 1999-2000
  • Computer and Internet or e-mail use at work by occupational group, September 2001. (HTML) (PDF 30K) — Spring 2003
  • Consumer spending: Comparing four countries. (HTML) (PDF 772K) — Summer 2012
  • Education and income: More learning is key to higher earnings. (HTML) (PDF 124K) — Fall 2006
  • Education pays. (HTML) (PDF 27K) — Spring 2002
  • Education pays: More education leads to higher earnings, lower unemployment. (HTML) (PDF 124K) — Summer 2010
  • Employment and wages for newly defined occupations. (HTML) (PDF) — Fall 2013
  • Employment and wages in selected healthcare practitioner and technical occupations and healthcare support occupations, May 2008 (HTML) (PDF 156K) — Spring 2010
  • Employment change in membership organizations, 1979-99. (HTML) (PDF 623K) — Summer 2001
  • Employment growth by State, 1988-98. (PDF 185K) — Spring 2000
  • Employment projections for occupational groups that declined during the recession. (HTML) (PDF 381K) — Spring 2012
  • Fastest growing occupations usually requiring a bachelor's degree or more education, projected 1988-2008. (HTML) (PDF 169K) — Fall 2000
  • Finishing high school leads to better employment prospects. (HTML) (PDF 240K) — Summer 2011
  • Good-for-you benefits on the rise. (HTML) (PDF 169K) — Spring 2007
  • Garden-variety job growth. (HTML) (PDF 308K) — Spring 2011
  • Green technologies and practices at work. (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Health benefit costs by occupation: An employer’s perspective. (HTML) (PDF 80K) — Fall 2008
  • High-paying jobs requiring on-the-job training. (HTML) (PDF 80K) — Winter 2000-01
  • High-paying occupations with many job openings, projected 2004-14. (HTML) (PDF 229K) — Spring 2006
  • High-paying occupations with many openings, projected 2002-12. (HTML) (PDF) — Spring 2004
  • High school graduates about twice as likely as dropouts to work or go to school. (HTML) (PDF 103K) — Summer 2000
  • Highest paying occupations usually requiring at least a bachelor's degree. (HTML) (PDF 37K) — Fall 2001
  • How long do workers stay with the same employer? (HTML) (PDF 815K) — Spring 2013
  • How we spent our time in 2003. (HTML) (PDF 81K) — Spring 2005
  • Job openings by industry, March 2008. (HTML) (PDF 280K) — Summer 2008
  • Job openings for new entrants in occupations that usually require postsecondary education or more than 1 year of training, projected 2000-10. (HTML) (PDF 24K) — Summer 2002
  • Large metropolitan areas that had the fastest employment growth, 1998-2003. (HTML) (PDF 40K) — Summer 2003
  • Large occupations with higher-than-median wages, May 2008. (HTML) (PDF 617K) — Fall 2009
  • Length of unemployment by occupation, 2006. (HTML) (PDF 414K) — Winter 2006-07
  • Men and women in the working world. (HTML) (PDF 414K) — Winter 2008-09
  • More education: Higher earnings, lower unemployment. (PDF 35K) — Fall 1999
  • More education: Lower unemployment, higher pay. (HTML) (PDF 125K) — Fall 2004
  • More education means higher earnings—for life: Synthetic worklife earnings estimates by highest level of educational attainment. (HTML) (PDF 82K) — Fall 2002
  • Multiple jobholders, 2006. (HTML) (PDF 195K) — Winter 2007-08
  • New year, old story: Education pays. (HTML) (PDF 773K) — Fall 2012
  • Occupational employment of workers with disabilities and workers without disabilities, April 2009. (HTML) (PDF 241K) — Summer 2009
  • Occupations and earnings of people who worked 60 hours or more per week, 2004. (HTML) (PDF 575K) — Summer 2005
  • Occupations with a high concentration of jobs in the Federal Government, May 2003. (HTML) (PDF 572K) — Summer 2004
  • Occupations with the greatest retiree replacement needs, projected 1998-2008. (HTML) (PDF 31K) — Spring 2001
  • Parents and work, 2006. (HTML) (PDF 241K) — Summer 2007
  • Percentage of full-time workers receiving selected benefits, 1997. (PDF 29K) — Summer 1999
  • Percent of full-time employed persons working on main job at 2 a.m. on days worked. (PDF 298K) — Spring 2008
  • Persons who usually worked at home at least once a week, by nonfarm occupational group, May 2001. (HTML) (PDF 24K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Preferences of workers in alternative arrangements, February 2005. (HTML) (PDF 124K) — Fall 2005
  • Quits versus layoffs and discharges, seasonally adjusted, December 2000 to June 2011 (HTML) (PDF 480K) — Fall 2011
  • Road to high wages, The: Transportation occupations. (HTML) (PDF 279K) — Winter 2010-11
  • Some occupations becoming more gender-neutral. (HTML) (PDF 129K) — Winter 2004-05
  • Spectator sports employment by metropolitan area, 2007 annual averages. (HTML) (PDF 285K) — Spring 2009
  • Steady growth in health occupations, 1986-96 and projected 1996-2006. (PDF 162K) — Spring 1999
  • Summer jobs: Where young people worked, July 2005. (HTML) (PDF 442K) — Summer 2006
  • Temporary measures. (HTML) (PDF 210K) — Fall 2010

Choosing and changing jobs

  • As seen on TV: Reality VS. fantasy in occupational portrayals on the small screen. (Nutshell) (PDF 943K) — Fall 2003
  • Career beginnings for business majors. (Nutshell) (PDF 510K) — Winter 2008-09
  • Career myths and how to debunk them. (Nutshell) (PDF 192K) — Fall 2005
  • Career planning the second time around. (Nutshell) (PDF 259K) — Summer 2009
  • Careers in organic food production. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.6M) — Fall 2010
  • Career tips for teens. (PDF 185K) — Summer 1999
  • Considering self-employment: What to think about before starting a business. (PDF 216K) — Summer 1999
  • Consulting careers: A profile of three occupations. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.0M) — Spring 2011
  • Employment interviewing: Seizing the opportunity and the job. (Nutshell) (PDF 325K) — Summer 2000
  • Employment matchmakers: Pairing people and work. (Nutshell) (PDF 396K) — Winter 2007-08
  • Employment, trends, and training in information technology. (Nutshell) (PDF 587K) — Spring 2009
  • Fix-it careers: Jobs in repair. (Nutshell) (PDF 610K) — Fall 2010
  • Flexible work: Adjusting the when and where of your job. (Nutshell) (PDF 780K) — Summer 2007
  • Focused jobseeking: A measured approach to looking for work. (Nutshell) (PDF 932K) — Spring 2011
  • From hobby to career: Transforming your pastime into a profession. (Nutshell) (PDF 323K) — Fall 2001
  • Gap year: Time off, with a plan. (Nutshell) (PDF 627K) — Fall 2009
  • Getting back to work: Returning to the labor force after an absence. (Nutshell) (PDF 449K) — Winter 2004-05
  • How to get a job in the Federal Government. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,158K) — Summer 2004
  • Informational interviewing: Get the inside scoop on careers (Nutshell) (PDF 473K) — Summer 2010
  • Informational interviewing: Get the inside scoop on careers. (Nutshell) (PDF 473K) — Summer 2002
  • Internships: Previewing a profession. (Nutshell) (PDF 106K) — Summer 2006
  • Job search in the age of Internet: Six jobseekers in search of employers. (Nutshell)
  • Mapping out a career: An analysis of geographic concentration of occupations. (Nutshell) (PDF 2.9M) — Fall 2010
  • Matching yourself with the world of work: 2004. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,425K) — Fall 2004
  • Military training for civilian careers (Or: How to gain practical experience while serving your country). (HTML) (PDF 1,409K) — Spring 2007
  • New and emerging occupations. (Nutshell) (PDF 210K) — Fall 2002
  • Nursing jobs in nursing homes. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.2M) — Spring 2011
  • O*NET update. (Nutshell) (PDF 42K) — Fall 2001
  • Paving the occupational path: A new system for assigning education and training (Nutshell) (PDF 1.11M) — Fall 2011
  • Résumés, applications, and cover letters. (PDF 1.6M) — updated version posted in May 2009
  • Résumés, applications, and cover letters. (PDF 142K) — Summer 1999
  • Second job entrepreneurs. (PDF 151K) — Fall 1999
  • Using OES occupation profiles in a job search. (PDF 993K) — Spring 2013
  • What can I do with my liberal arts degree? (Nutshell) (PDF 545K) — Winter 2007-08

Earnings and benefits

  • Best bets for job perks. (HTML) (PDF 773K) — Winter 2012–13
  • Beyond averages: Other ways to look at occupational wages. (Nutshell) (PDF 625K) — Winter 2007-08
  • Class of 1993, The: Earnings and occupations by college major, 1 and 10 years after graduation. (Nutshell) (PDF 2,153K) — Summer 2008
  • College at work: Outlook and earnings for college graduates, 2000-10. (Nutshell) (PDF 218K) — Fall 2002
  • Degrees to dollars: Earnings of college graduates in 1998. (Nutshell) (PDF 293K) — Winter 2000-01
  • Earnings data from BLS: What we have and how to find it. (Nutshell) (PDF 766K) — Summer 2007
  • Education and income: More learning is key to higher earnings. (HTML) (PDF 124K) — Fall 2006
  • Education pays: More education leads to higher earnings, lower unemployment. (HTML) (PDF 124K) — Summer 2010
  • Employment and wages in selected healthcare practitioner and technical occupations and healthcare support occupations, May 2008 (HTML) (PDF 156K) — Spring 2010
  • Four years after graduation: The class of 1993. (Nutshell) (PDF 634K) — Winter 2000-01
  • High-earning workers who don't have a bachelor's degree. (PDF 275K) — Fall 1999
  • High-paying occupations with many openings, projected 2002-12. (HTML) (PDF) — Spring 2004
  • Highest paying occupations usually requiring at least a bachelor's degree. (HTML) (PDF 37K) — Fall 2001
  • Large occupations with higher-than-median wages, May 2008. (HTML) (PDF 617K) — Fall 2009
  • More education: Higher earnings, lower unemployment. (PDF 35K) — Fall 1999
  • More education: Lower unemployment, higher pay. (HTML) (PDF 125K) — Fall 2004
  • New year, old story: Education pays. (HTML) (PDF 773K) — Fall 2012
  • Overview of employee benefits, An. (Nutshell) (PDF 458K) — Summer 2005
  • Road to high wages, The: Transportation occupations. (HTML) (PDF 279K) — Winter 2010-11
  • Apprenticeship: Earn while you learn. (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Saving early for retirement. (Nutshell) (PDF) — Fall 2013
  • Serving, learning, and earning: An overview of three organizations. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.53M) — Summer 2011
  • Whereabouts and wealth: A study of local earnings and how they vary. (Nutshell) (PDF 144K) — Spring 2003
  • Work more, earn more: Occupations that pay a premium for longer workweeks. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,134K) — Winter 2006-07
  • Work more, earn more? How hours of work affect occupational earnings. (PDF 245K) — Spring 1999

Education and training

  • 2004-14 job outlook for college graduates, The. (HTML) (PDF 1,409K) — Fall 2006
  • 2004-14 job outlook for people who don’t have a bachelor’s degree, The. (HTML) (PDF 1,045K) — Fall 2006
  • Associate degree: Two years to a career or a jump start to a bachelor’s degree. (HTML) (PDF 233K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Apprenticeship: Earn while you learn. (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Apprenticeships: Career training, credentials—and a paycheck in your pocket. (HTML) (PDF 1,475K) — Summer 2002
  • Beyond supply and demand: Assessing the Ph.D. job market. (HTML) (PDF 120K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Career tips for teens. (PDF 185K) — Summer 1999
  • Certificates: A fast track to careers. (Snippet) (PDF 1.19M) — Winter 2012
  • Changing role of community college, The. (HTML) (PDF 175K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Class of 1993: Earnings and occupations by college major, 1 and 10 years after graduation, The. (Nutshell) (PDF 2,153K) — Summer 2008
  • Core subjects and your career. (PDF 1,514K) — Summer 1999
  • Distance learning in postsecondary education: Learning whenever, wherever. (Nutshell) (PDF 241K) — Summer 2001
  • Education pays. (HTML) (PDF 27K) — Spring 2002
  • Education pays: More education leads to higher earnings, lower unemployment. (HTML) (PDF 124K) — Summer 2010
  • Employment, trends, and training in information technology. (Nutshell) (PDF 587K) — Spring 2009
  • Extracurricular activities: The afterschool connection. (Nutshell) (PDF 490K) — Winter 2008-09
  • Finishing high school leads to better employment prospects. (HTML) (PDF 240K) — Summer 2011
  • High wages after high school—without a bachelor's degree. (Snippet) (PDF 1.1M) — Summer 2012
  • Highest paying occupations usually requiring at least a bachelor's degree. (HTML) (PDF 37K) — Fall 2001
  • Job Corps, AmeriCorps, and Peace Corps: An overview. (Nutshell) (PDF 283K) — Fall 2000
  • Job outlook by education, 2006–16. (Nutshell) (PDF 283K) — Fall 2008
  • Job outlook for college graduates. (Nutshell) (PDF 490K) — Winter 2004-05
  • Job outlook for people who don't have a bachelor's degree. (Nutshell) (PDF 343K) — Winter 2004-05
  • Military training for civilian careers (Or: How to gain practical experience while serving your country). (HTML) (PDF 1,409K) — Spring 2007
  • More education: Higher earnings, lower unemployment. (PDF 35K) — Fall 1999
  • More education means higher earnings—for life: Synthetic worklife earnings estimates by highest level of educational attainment. (HTML) (PDF 82K) — Fall 2002
  • Paving the occupational path: A new system for assigning education and training (Nutshell) (PDF 1.11M) — Fall 2011
  • Paying for college: Strategies to afford higher education today. (PDF 1.26M) — Spring 2013
  • Training for techies: Career preparation in information technology. (HTML) (PDF 180K) — Fall 2002
  • What can I do with my liberal arts degree? (HTML) (PDF 545K) — Winter 2007-08
  • Working abroad: Finding international internships and entry-level jobs. (HTML) (PDF 1,201K) — Fall 2006

Grab bag

My Career

  • My career: Snack bar attendant (HTML) (PDF) — Fall 2013
  • My career: Web operations engineer (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • My career: Composer (HTML) (PDF 1.00M) — Spring 2013
  • My career: Group fitness instructor. (HTML) (PDF 707K) — Winter 2012–13
  • My career: Health educator (HTML) (PDF 755K) — Fall 2012
  • My career: Manager (HTML) (PDF 681K) — Summer 2012

Occupations and industries

  • The 2010 SOC: A classification system gets an update. (Nutshell) (PDF 510K) — Summer 2010
  • 1998 SOC: Bridge to occupational classification in the 21st century, The. (PDF 175K) — Fall 1999
  • Acupuncturist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 494K) — Summer 2002
  • Admissions consultant (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 197K) — Spring 2008
  • Apprenticeship: Earn while you learn. (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Arborist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 74K) — Spring 2001
  • Athletic trainers: Providing healthcare for athletes of all kinds. (Nutshell) (PDF 119K) — Spring 2005
  • Auctioneer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 74K) — Fall 2006
  • Automation technician (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 323K) — Spring 2010
  • Avalanche forecaster (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 277K) — Winter 2006-07
  • Bloggers and webcomic artists: Careers in online creativity. (PDF 993K) — Fall 2012
  • Build machines, earn a living: Opportunities in machinery manufacturing. (Nutshell) (PDF 897K) — Summer 2005
  • Cancer registrar (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 180K) — Fall 2003
  • Career beginnings for business majors. (Nutshell) (PDF 510K) — Winter 2008-09
  • Career solutions for trained problem-solvers. (Nutshell) (PDF 830K) — Fall 2003
  • Careers for creature lovers. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,181K) — Winter 2006-07
  • Careers in auto racing: Work in the fast lane. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,108K) — Fall 2009
  • Careers in forensics: Analysis, evidence, and law. (Nutshell) (PDF 328K) — Spring 2009
  • Careers in geothermal energy: Power from below. (Snippet) (PDF 1.19M) — Winter 2012–13
  • Careers in homeland security: Many jobs, one mission. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,479K) — Summer 2006
  • Careers in organic food production. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.6M) — Fall 2010
  • Careers in the green industry: Jobs for people with green thumbs. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,722K) — Spring 2005
  • Careers in wind energy. (Nutshell) (PDF 825K) — Winter 2010-11
  • Cartoonist (You’re a what?) (HTML) (PDF 180K) — Fall 2008
  • Casino gaming occupations: A jackpot for jobseekers. (Nutshell) (PDF 273K) — Summer 2001
  • Changing temporary workforce: Managerial, professional, and technical workers in the personnel supply services industry, The. (PDF 719K) — Spring 1999
  • Chimney sweep (You’re a what?) (HTML) (PDF 354K) — Summer 2010
  • Clown (You're a what?) (PDF 79K) — Fall 1999
  • Cobbler (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 354K) — Summer 2007
  • College to career: Projected job openings in occupations that typically require a bachelor's degree. (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Commercial diver (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 326K) — Winter 2007-08
  • Computer engineers. (Nutshell) (PDF 167K) — Fall 2000
  • Computer support specialists. (Nutshell) (PDF 98K) — Spring 2001
  • Considering self-employment: What to think about before starting a business. (PDF 216K) — Summer 1999
  • Corporate concierge (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 61K) — Spring 2002
  • Diagnostic medical sonographers: Seeing with sound.  (Nutshell) (PDF 159K) — Summer 2001
  • Dog walker (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 232K) — Summer 2004
  • Electric vehicle careers: On the road to change. (Snippet) (PDF 942K) — Summer 2012
  • Employment matchmakers: Pairing people and work. (Nutshell) (PDF 625K) — Winter 2007-08
  • Employment, trends, and training in information technology. (Nutshell) (PDF 587K) — Spring 2009
  • Environmental engineers. (Nutshell) (PDF 356K) — Fall 2001
  • Exercise physiologist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 74K) — Summer 2001
  • Farming in the 21st century: A modern business in a modern world. (Nutshell) (PDF 232K) — Spring 2005
  • Farrier (You're a what?) (PDF 350K) — Summer 1999
  • Financial analysts and personal financial advisors. (Nutshell) (PDF 395K) — Summer 2000
  • Fix-it careers: Jobs in repair. (Nutshell) (PDF 610K) — Fall 2010
  • Flavorist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 526K) — Winter 2004-05
  • Focused jobseeking: A measured approach to looking for work. (HTML) (PDF 932K) — Spring 2011
  • Foley artist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 775K) — Spring 2011
  • Font designer (You're a what?). (HTML) (PDF) — Fall 2013
  • Forensic scientists: A career in the crime lab. (PDF 179K) — Fall 1999
  • Framer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 494K) — Spring 2007
  • From court reporting to Web casting: Captioning in the new millennium. (Nutshell) (PDF 339K) — Summer 2006
  • From script to screen: Careers in film production. (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Futurist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 112K) — Spring 2009
  • Genealogist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 232K) — Fall 2000
  • Genetic counselor (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 770K) — Summer 2011
  • Geography jobs. (Nutshell) (PDF 2,169K) — Spring 2005
  • Going “green”: Environmental jobs for scientists and engineers. (Nutshell) (PDF 820K) — Summer 2009
  • Greeting card writer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 137K) — Fall 2001
  • Groupmakers and grantmakers: Jobs in advocacy, grantmaking, and civic organizations. (Nutshell) (PDF 729K) — Fall 2005
  • Health educator (My career). (HTML) (PDF 755K) — Fall 2012
  • Health educators: Working for wellness. (Nutshell) (PDF 666K) — Summer 2007
  • Healthcare jobs you might not know about. (Nutshell) (PDF 665K) — Summer 2008
  • Helping charity work: Paid jobs in charitable nonprofits. (Nutshell) (PDF 268K) — Summer 2001
  • Helping others travel abroad: Careers in international preparation. (PDF 1.03M) — Fall 2012
  • Helping those in need: Human service workers (Nutshell) (PDF 813K) — Fall 2011
  • High wages after high school—without a bachelor's degree. (Snippet) (PDF 1.1M) — Summer 2012
  • Historic interpreter (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 62K) — Spring 2003
  • Home stager (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 216K) — Summer 2008
  • House work: Jobs in residential upkeep. (Nutshell) (PDF 841K) — Winter 2010-11
  • How to get a job in the Federal Government. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,158K) — Summer 2004
  • Image consultant (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 115K) — Fall 2005
  • Instructional coordinators. (Nutshell) (PDF 89K) — Spring 2001
  • Interior designers: Sprucing up space. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,259K) — Fall 2005
  • Interpreters and translators. (Nutshell) (PDF 276K) — Summer 2002
  • Jobs in biotechnology: Applying old sciences to new discoveries. (Nutshell) (PDF 201K) — Fall 2002
  • Jobs in weddings and funerals: Working with the betrothed and the bereaved. (Nutshell) (PDF 508K) — Winter 2006-07
  • Librarians: Information experts in the information age. (Nutshell) (PDF 519K) — Winter 2000-01
  • Making the news: Jobs in TV journalism (HTML) (PDF 583K) — Spring 2009
  • Manager (My career). (HTML) (PDF 681K) — Fall 2012
  • Marine coordinator (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 318K) — Fall 2004
  • Massage therapist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 89K) — Summer 2000
  • Math at work: Using numbers on the job. (PDF 1.12M) — Fall 2012
  • Medical aesthetician (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 830K) — Spring 2004
  • Medical physicists and health physicists: Radiation occupations. (Nutshell) (PDF 864K) — Summer 2011
  • Medical transcriptionists: Making medical histories. (Nutshell) (PDF 113K) — Fall 2001
  • Meeting and convention planners. (Nutshell) (PDF 468K) — Fall 2005
  • Metrology careers: Jobs for good measure. (Nutshell) (PDF 970K) — Fall 2009
  • Model maker (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 830K) — Spring 2005
  • More than food and drink: Careers in restaurants. (Nutshell) (PDF 866K) — Spring 2009
  • More than play: Three careers in sports. (Snippet) (PDF 922K) — Summer 2012
  • Museum work: Put your skills on exhibit. (Nutshell) (PDF 866K) — Summer 2010
  • No jobs like homes: Careers in helping home buyers and sellers. (Snippet) (PDF 1.19M) — Winter 2012
  • North American Industry Classification System: Change on the horizon, The. (PDF 103K) — Fall 1999
  • Nursing jobs in nursing homes. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.2M) — Spring 2011
  • On the grid: Careers in energy. (Nutshell) (PDF 175K) — Fall 2008
  • Paid to persuade: Careers in sales. (Nutshell) (PDF 862K) — Summer 2011
  • Patent work: The other side of Invention. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,274K) — Fall 2009
  • Perfusionist (You're a what?). (HTML) (PDF 94K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Pharmacy technicians and assistants. (PDF 332K) — Spring 1999
  • Phlebotomist (You're a what?) (PDF 95K) — Spring 2000
  • Policy analysts: Shaping society through research and problemsolving. (Nutshell) (PDF 175K) — Spring 2007
  • Polysomnographic technologist (You're a what?) (PDF 92K) — Spring 2006
  • Powering the nation: Smart grid careers. (Nutshell) (PDF) — Fall 2013
  • Precision instrument and equipment repairers. (Nutshell) (PDF 466K) — Summer 2001
  • Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists. (Nutshell) (PDF 82K) — Fall 2001
  • Process server (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 537K) — Spring 2012
  • Project managers stay in charge and out front. (Nutshell) (PDF 329K) — Summer 2006
  • Puppeteers (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 209K) — Summer 2006
  • Psychometrician (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 1.12M) — Fall 2011
  • Radiation therapists: Treating cancer with technology. (Nutshell) (PDF 760K) — Summer 2005
  • Recycling coordinator (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 547K) — Winter 2010-11
  • Replace with a database: O*NET replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. (PDF 290K) — Spring 1999
  • Research chef (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 290K) — Fall 2002
  • Resources work: Careers in mining, oil, and gas. (PDF 1.08M) — Spring 2013
  • Rodeo clown (You're a what?) (PDF 838K) — Fall 2012
  • Sales engineers. (Nutshell) (PDF 292K) — Fall 2001
  • Sand sculptor (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 575K) — Summer 2005
  • Sellers for the sellers: Advertising sales agents. (Nutshell) (PDF 470K) — Fall 2004
  • Sky-high careers: Jobs related to airlines. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,768K) — Summer 2007
  • Solar photovoltaic installer (You're a what?). (Nutshell) (PDF 488K) — Fall 2009
  • STEM occupations: High-tech jobs for a high-tech economy. (Nutshell) (PDF 175K) — Spring 2007
  • Tax examiners, revenue agents, and collectors. (Nutshell) (PDF 157K) — Spring 2001
  • Telemarketer (You're a what?) (PDF 56K) — Spring 1999
  • Toy jobs: Work in the business of play. (Nutshell) (PDF 783K) — Winter 2008-09
  • Usability engineer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 81K) — Winter 2000-01
  • Using OES occupation profiles in a job search. (PDF 993K) — Spring 2013
  • Veterinary technicians: Nursing animals to health. (Nutshell) (PDF 887K) — Fall 2003
  • Voice actor. (Nutshell) (PDF 129K) — Summer 2009
  • When the job's a game: Athletes, coaches, sports officials, and related workers. (Nutshell) (PDF 95K) — Spring 2001
  • Wild jobs with wildlife: Jobs in zoos and aquariums. (Nutshell) (PDF 428K) — Spring 2001
  • Wind turbine service technician (You're a what?). (Nutshell) (PDF 496K) — Fall 2010
  • Work for play: Careers in video game development. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.19M) — Fall 2011
  • Working in politics. (Nutshell) (PDF 436K) — Summer 2008
  • Working so others can play: Jobs in video game development. (Nutshell) (PDF 436K) — Summer 2000
  • Working vacations: Jobs in tourism and leisure. (Nutshell) (PDF 1.3M) — Winter 2010-11
  • Working with big data. (Nutshell) (PDF) — Fall 2013

OOQ print index

  • Index to the OOQ, 2006–10 (PDF 218K)
  • Index to the OOQ, 2005–09 (PDF 351K)
  • Index to the OOQ, 2004-08 (PDF 286K)
  • Index to the OOQ, 2003-07 (PDF 290K)
  • Index to the OOQ, 2002-06 (PDF 133K) 
  • Index to the OOQ, 2001-05 (PDF 121K) 
  • Index to the OOQ, 2000-04 (PDF 125K) 
  • Index to the OOQ, 1999-2003 (PDF 45K) 
  • Index to the OOQ, 1998-2002 (PDF 67K)
  • Index to the OOQ, 1997-2001 (PDF 120K) 
  • Index to the OOQ, 1996-2000 (PDF 35K)  

Outlook and trends

  • 2004-14 job outlook for college graduates, The. (HTML) (PDF 1,409K) — Fall 2006
  • 2004-14 job outlook for people who don’t have a bachelor’s degree, The. (HTML) (PDF 1,045K) — Fall 2006
  • 2010-20 job outlook in brief, The. (PDF) — Spring 2012
  • 2008-18 job outlook in brief, The. (Nutshell) (PDF) — Spring 2010
  • 2006-16 job outlook in brief, The. (Nutshell) (PDF) — Spring 2008
  • 2004-14 job outlook in brief, The. (Nutshell) (PDF) — Spring 2006
  • 2002-12 job outlook in brief, The. (Nutshell) (PDF) — Spring 2004
  • 2000-10 job outlook in brief, The. (PDF 813K) — Spring 2002
  • 1998-2008 job outlook in brief, The. (PDF 596K) — Spring 2000
  • 1988-2000 employment projections: How accurate were they?, The. (Nutshell) (PDF 196K) — Spring 2003
  • Beyond supply and demand: Assessing the Ph.D. job market. (HTML) (PDF 120K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Changing role of community college, The. (HTML) (PDF 175K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Charting the projections: 2010–20 — Winter 2011–12
    • Getting started. (PDF 623K)
    • Occupational employment. (PDF 1.19M)
    • Labor force. (PDF 2.39M)
    • Industry employment. (PDF 0.97M)
    • Overall economy. (PDF 667K)
  • Charting the projections: 2008–18 — Winter 2009–10
  • Charting the projections, 2004-14 — Winter 2005-06
  • Charting the projections, 2002-12 — Winter 2003-04
  • Charting the projections: 2000-10 — Winter 2001-02
  • Charting the projections: 1998-2008 — Winter 1999-2000
  • College at work: Outlook and earnings for college graduates, 2000-10. (Nutshell) (PDF 293K) — Fall 2002
  • College to career: Projected job openings in occupations that typically require a bachelor's degree. (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Employment change in membership organizations, 1979-99. (HTML) (PDF 623K) — Summer 2001
  • Employment projections for occupational groups that declined during the recession. (HTML) (PDF 381K) — Spring 2012
  • Employment, trends, and training in information technology. (Nutshell) (PDF 587K) — Spring 2009
  • Fifty years of career information: Occupational Outlook, vol. 1, no. 1. (HTML) (PDF 1,409K) — Spring 2007
  • Futurework: Trends and challenges for work in the 21st century. (Nutshell) (PDF 296K) — Summer 2000
  • High-paying occupations with many openings, projected 2002-12. (HTML) (PDF) — Spring 2004
  • Internet use: Here, there, and everywhere (Nutshell) (PDF 285K) — Winter 2000-01
  • Job openings for new entrants in occupations that usually require postsecondary education or more than 1 year of training, projected 2000-10. (HTML) (PDF 24K) — Summer 2002
  • Job outlook by education, 2006–16. (Nutshell) (PDF 283K) — Fall 2008
  • Job outlook for college graduates. (Nutshell) (PDF 490K) — Winter 2004-05
  • Job outlook for people who don't have a bachelor's degree. (Nutshell) (PDF 343K) — Winter 2004-05
  • Large metropolitan areas that had the fastest employment growth, 1998-2003. (HTML) (PDF 40K) — Summer 2003
  • New and emerging occupations. (Nutshell) (PDF 473K) — Fall 2002
  • Outlook for college graduates, 1998-2008, The: A balancing act. (Nutshell) (PDF 280K) — Fall 2000
  • Powerful force driving the U.S. economy, A: You. (HTML) (PDF 374K) — Summer 2003
  • Summertime, summer teens: Summer school enrollment and the youth labor force. (HTML) (PDF 230K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Telecommuters. (Nutshell) (PDF 225K) — Fall 2000
  • Temporary measures. (HTML) (PDF 210K) — Fall 2010
  • Workforce diversity: Opportunities in the melting pot. (Nutshell) (PDF 1,393K) — Summer 2004
  • Working abroad: Finding international internships and entry-level jobs. (HTML) (PDF 1,201K) — Fall 2006

Workers without a bachelor's degree

  • 2004-14 job outlook for people who don’t have a bachelor’s degree, The. (HTML) (PDF 1,045K) — Fall 2006
  • Associate degree: Two years to a career or a jump start to a bachelor’s degree. (HTML) (PDF 233K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Apprenticeships: Career training, credentials—and a paycheck in your pocket. (HTML) (PDF 1,475K) — Summer 2002
  • Career tips for teens. (PDF 185K) — Summer 1999
  • Certificates: A fast track to careers. (Snippet) (PDF 1.19M) — Winter 2012
  • Core subjects and your career. (PDF 1,514K) — Summer 1999
  • High-earning workers who don't have a bachelor's degree. (PDF 275K) — Fall 1999
  • Job outlook for people who don't have a bachelor's degree. (Nutshell) (PDF 343K) — Winter 2004-05
  • More than food and drink: Careers in restaurants (Nutshell) (PDF 866K) — Spring 2009

You're a what?

  • Acupuncturist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 494K) — Summer 2002
  • Admissions consultant (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 197K) — Spring 2008
  • Arborist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 74K) — Spring 2001
  • Auctioneer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 83K) — Fall 2006
  • Automation technician (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 323K) — Spring 2010
  • Avalanche forecaster (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 277K) — Winter 2006-07
  • Cancer registrar (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 180K) — Fall 2003
  • Cartoonist (You’re a what?) (HTML) (PDF 180K) — Fall 2008
  • Chimney sweep (You’re a what?) (HTML) (PDF 354K) — Summer 2010
  • Clown (You're a what?) (PDF 79K) — Fall 1999
  • Cobbler (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 354K) — Summer 2007
  • Commercial diver (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 326K) — Winter 2007-08
  • Corporate concierge (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 61K) — Spring 2002
  • Dog walker (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 232K) — Summer 2004
  • Exercise physiologist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 74K) — Summer 2001
  • Farrier (You're a what?) (PDF 350K) — Summer 1999
  • Foley artist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 775K) — Spring 2011
  • Font designer (You're a what?). (HTML) (PDF) — Fall 2013
  • Flavorist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 526K) — Winter 2004-05
  • Framer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 494K) — Spring 2007
  • Futurist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 112K) — Spring 2009
  • Genealogist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 232K) — Fall 2000
  • Genetic counselor (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 770K) — Summer 2011
  • Greeting card writer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 137K) — Fall 2001
  • Historic interpreter (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 62K) — Spring 2003
  • Home stager (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 216K) — Summer 2008
  • Image consultant (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 115K) — Fall 2005
  • Limnologist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 115K) — Winter 2008-09
  • Marine coordinator (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 318K) — Fall 2004
  • Massage therapist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 89K) — Summer 2000
  • Medical aesthetician (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 830K) — Spring 2004
  • Model maker (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 830K) — Spring 2005
  • Online seller (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 840K) — Spring 2013
  • Ornithologist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF) — Summer 2013
  • Perfusionist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 94K) — Winter 2002-03
  • Phlebotomist (You're a what?) (PDF 95K) — Spring 2000
  • Polysomnographic technologist (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 92K) — Spring 2006
  • Process server (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 537K) — Spring 2012
  • Psychometrician (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 1.12M) — Fall 2011
  • Puppeteer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 209K) — Summer 2006
  • Recycling coordinator (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 547K) — Winter 2010-11
  • Research chef (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 43K) — Fall 2002
  • Rodeo clown (You're a what?) (PDF 838K) — Fall 2012
  • Sand sculptor (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 575K) — Summer 2005
  • Santa Claus (You're a what?). (HTML) (PDF 1.04M) — Winter 2012–13
  • Solar photovoltaic installer (You're a what?). (Nutshell) (PDF 488K) — Fall 2009
  • Sommelier (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 258K) — Summer 2003
  • Telemarketer (You're a what?) (PDF 56K) — Spring 1999
  • Tower technician (You're a what?) (PDF 791K) — Summer 2012
  • Usability engineer (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 81K) — Winter 2000-01
  • Voice actor (You're a what?) (Nutshell) (PDF 129K) — Summer 2009
  • Wind turbine service technician (You're a what?) (HTML) (PDF 496K) — Fall 2010
 
 

 

U.S. Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics

E-Mail: ooqinfo@bls.gov
Last Updated: June 25, 2013