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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

OEWS Related Links

  • Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics Respondents Home Page
    • Information to assist employers in filling out the Occupational Employment Report.
  • Standard Occupational Classification
    • The SOC system is used by government agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data.
  • North American Industry Classification System
    • The NAICS is the standard used by federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
  • Green Technologies and Practices (GTP) Survey
    • Data on establishments' use of green technologies and practices and the occupations of workers who spend more than half their time involved in green technologies and practices.
  • Green Goods and Services (GGS) Survey
    • Provides a measure of national and state employment in industries that produce goods or provide services that benefit the environment.
  • National Compensation Survey
    • Over 800 occupations classified according to the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system; data include information on the level of difficulty and complexity of work.
  • Employment Projections
    • Information about the labor market for the nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    • Occupational profiles describing what they do, work environment, how to become one, pay, and more. Each profile also includes 10-year employment projections.
  • Current Population Survey
    • Data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.
  • Current Employment Statistics
    • Detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.
  • Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages
    • Quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering 98 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry.
  • Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
    • Annual data on the rate and number of work related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries, and how these statistics vary by incident, industry, geography, occupation, and other characteristics


Last Modified Date: April 8, 2013