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Occupational Employment Statistics
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OES Publications by Topic

See also OES Publications by Type


  • Occupational Employment and Wage Patterns in Nonmetropolitan Areas; John Jones, November 2011 (HTML) (PDF)
  • Area Focus - Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA; Tanner Beam, August 2011 (HTML) (PDF)
  • Gulf Coast Occupational Employment and Wages; Swati Patel, October 2010 (HTML) (PDF)
  • Occupational employment patterns in areas with low unemployment rates; Ben Cover, September 2009 (HTML) (PDF)
  • Area focus - Elkhart-Goshen, IN; July 2009 (HTML) (PDF)
  • OES Maps
  • See also Location Quotient



Location Quotient




The STEM definition used in most of these publications is only one of many possible definitions of STEM. For the purpose of these publications, STEM is defined to consist of 100 occupations, including computer and mathematical, architecture and engineering, and life and physical science occupations, as well as managerial and postsecondary teaching occupations related to these functional areas and sales occupations requiring scientific or technical knowledge at the postsecondary level.

A list of occupations included in this STEM definition is available at Guidance on alternative definitions can be found under “2010 SOC Crosswalks” at



Last Modified Date: June 25, 2020