The Bureau of Labor Statistics produces the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) under the general guidance and direction of Rebecca Rust, Assistant Commissioner for Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, and Kristina J. Bartsch, former Division Chief of Occupational Employment Projections. Roger J. Moncarz, Teresa L. Morisi, and Francisco Velez Jr., Branch Chiefs of Occupational Outlook Studies, provided planning and day-to-day direction.

Technical leads reviewing the research and preparation of material were Andrew J. Hogan, Stanislava Ilic-Godfrey, Henry T. Kasper, T. Alan Lacey, Andrew G. O’Bar, Emily Richards, and Craig Stalzer. Occupational analysts who contributed material were Vidalina Alpuerto-Abadam, Domingo Angeles, Jennifer Chi, Christopher Harper, Erin Lane, William Lawhorn, Sean Martin, Kevin M. McCarron, Michael J. Rieley, Patricia Tate, Jeffrey Wilkins, and Alan Zilberman.

Editorial work was provided by staff in the Office of Publications: Edith S. Baker, Peter C. Fisk, John C. Roach, and Maureen E. Soyars, under the supervision of Leslie Brown Joyner, Branch Chief of Special Publications, Terry L. Schau, Monthly Labor Review Branch Chief, and Emily Liddel, Division Chief of Publishing. Data-processing and technical support were provided by C. Brett Lockard, Brian Roberts, D. Terkanian, and Dalton B. Terrell, under the supervision of Michael Wolf. Technical and computer-programming support was provided by Kristyn Jeschelnik, Jerie Refugia, Dinara Sagatova, Roopa Sengupta, Connie Sielaff, and Reginald Simmons, all of the Office of Technology and Survey Processing, under the supervision of Jo-Ann Yu, Branch Chief, and Amrit Kohli, Division Chief of Enterprise Web Systems.

The majority of photographs used in the OOH are stock photographs; however, the Bureau of Labor Statistics wishes to express its appreciation to the organizations that contributed photographs. Situations portrayed in the photographs may not be free of every possible safety or health hazard. The depiction of a company or trade name in no way constitutes endorsement by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Suggested citation:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Acknowledgments,
on the Internet at (visited October 22, 2017).

Publish Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015