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For release 10:00 a.m. (EST) Wednesday, January 8, 2014 USDL-14-0003 Technical information: (202) 691-5700 firstname.lastname@example.org www.bls.gov/ooh Media contact: (202) 691-5902 PressOffice@bls.gov THE 2014-15 OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK The 201415 Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) was released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The OOH reflects BLS employment projections for the 201222 decade. The OOH is one of the nations most widely used sources of career information. It provides details on hundreds of occupations and is used by career counselors, students, parents, teachers, jobseekers, career changers, education and training officials, and researchers. The OOH is available online at www.bls.gov/ooh. OOH Profiles The 201415 OOH includes 334 occupational profiles covering 580 detailed occupations, or about 84 percent of total employment in 2012. Each occupational profile describes: What workers do Where they work Typical education and training requirements Wages Job outlook And much more A detailed description about the information included in OOH profiles is available at www.bls.gov/ooh/about/occupational-information-included-in-the-ooh.htm. New in the 201415 OOH The 201415 OOH includes many new occupational profiles: Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists Computer network architects Emergency management directors Fundraisers Genetic counselors Information security analysts Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners Phlebotomists Solar photovoltaic installers Training and development specialists Web developers Wind turbine technicians In addition, existing occupational profiles have been updated with 2012 data and with the latest career information. The 201222 Employment Projections The 10-year projections of industry and occupational employment are revised every 2 years. The Employment Projections news release issued on December 19, 2013, covering the 201222 projections is available at www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.toc.htm. More detailed information on the 201222 projections appears in five articles in the Monthly Labor Review. These articles are available at www.bls.gov/emp/publications.htm. A graphic representation of projections highlights appears in the Winter 201314 Occupational Outlook Quarterly, available online at www.bls.gov/ooq. Information about projections methods is available online at www.bls.gov/emp/ep_projections_methods.htm. Information in this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 691-5200; Federal Relay Service: (800) 877-8339.