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Occupational Requirements Survey

ORS Latest Numbers

RSS
Physical demands of civilian workers

Sedentary work strength level 27.0% in 2019 Historical Data

Light work strength level 33.8% in 2019 Historical Data

Medium work strength level 28.5% in 2019 Historical Data

Heavy work strength level 9.3% in 2019 Historical Data

Very heavy work strength level 1.5% in 2019 Historical Data

Environmental conditions of civilian workers

Exposed to outdoors 33.4% in 2019 Historical Data

Quiet noise intensity level 14.2% in 2019 Historical Data

Moderate noise intensity level 76.9% in 2019 Historical Data

Loud noise intensity level 8.6% in 2019 Historical Data

Education, training, and experience of civilian workers

No minimum education requirement 31.0% in 2019 Historical Data

High school diploma education requirement 40.0% in 2019 Historical Data

Associate's degree education requirement 4.2% in 2019 Historical Data

Bachelor's degree education requirement 18.1% in 2019 Historical Data

Master's degree education requirement 2.6% in 2019 Historical Data

Professional degree education requirement 1.2% in 2019 Historical Data

Doctorate degree education requirement 0.5% in 2019 Historical Data

Cognitive and mental requirements of civilian workers

Interaction with the general public 75.3% in 2019 Historical Data

Varying work pace 61.1% in 2019 Historical Data

Telework available 9.2% in 2019 Historical Data