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Occupational Employment Statistics: More Info

Further information on the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program can be found through the OES website: www.bls.gov/oes.

OES estimates and information are available at multiple locations on the BLS website:

Model-based estimation methodology (MB3)

Economists in the BLS Office of Employment Research and Program Development have developed an alternative model-based estimation methodology (MB3) for the Occupational Employment Statistics program. Research estimates based on the MB3 methodology are available to the public for review and comment. The OES program is considering changing the estimation methodology to MB3 because of advantages over the existing methodology, as described in “Model-based estimates for the Occupational Employment Statistics program.”

Last Modified Date: August 31, 2020