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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) produces the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) under the general guidance and direction of Kirk Mueller, Assistant Commissioner for Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, and Michael Wolf, Division Chief of Employment Projections. Kathleen Green, Branch Chief of Outreach and Publications, and Francisco Velez, Jr., Branch Chief of Projections Research and Analysis, provided planning and day-to-day direction.

Staff responsible for research and preparation of material in the OOH included Domingo Angeles, Javier Colato, Nicholas Dezarn, Ryan Farrell, Lindsey Ice, Stanislava Ilic-Godfrey, William Lawhorn, Christine Machovec, Sarah Mattson, Michael J. Rieley, Dustin Riles, Victoria Roderick, Emily Rolen, Patricia Tate, and Elka Torpey.

Other projections data produced for the OOH were provided by Satya Datla, Kevin Dubina, Daniel Elmore, Nicholas Hale, Maria Hussain, Youyang Li, Nicholas Orsini, and Samuel Rinde under the direction of Kathryn Laurence, Branch Chief of Macro and Input-Output. Data-processing and technical support were provided by Cal Hockemeyer, Janie-Lynn Kim, Alan Lacey, Curtisjames Miller, Eraj Mohiuddin, and William O'Brien under the supervision of Andrew O'Bar, Branch Chief of Employment Systems and Processing. Project management support was provided by Amy Hopson, Meredith Miller, and An Nguyen under the supervision of Emily Krutsch, Branch Chief of Special Projects.

Editorial support was provided by staff in the Office of Publications: Richard Hernandez, Lisa Huynh, Harry Nitzberg, John C. Roach, and Jonathan Yoe under the supervision of Maureen Soyars Hicks, Branch Chief of Special Publications, and Karen Ransom, Division Chief of Publishing Services. Technical and computer-programming support was provided by the Office of Technology and Survey Processing: Aju Cherian, Robbin Galloway, Janiece Johnson, Jerie Refugia, Roopa Sengupta, Connie Sielaff, Sabrina Washington, and Cindy Zhao under the supervision of Thao Do, Branch Chief, and Jo-Ann Yu, Division Chief of Enterprise Web Systems.

Most of the photographs used in the OOH are stock photographs; however, BLS 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, Acknowledgments,
at (visited May 21, 2024).

Last Modified Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024