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Welcome to the NCSC

The National Crosswalk Service Center should be your first stop for federal occupation, education and industry classifications and related data. The center has been providing these resources to public and private audiences since 1983.

The NCSC is funded by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor through the Analyst Resource Center (ARC).  One of the center's responsibilities is maintenance and enhancement of the ARC's web site.



O*NET Data UpdatedThe National O*NET Center has released Version 18.1 of the O*NET Database.  This update adds Direct and Intermediate Work Activities with links to occupational tasks.  See our O*NET Directory for links to databases.

Military Crosswalk Revised:  The Defense Manpower Data Center has released a quarterly update to the file that links military occupations to those from the SOC and O*NET classifications.  Files are available for downloading from the NCSC's FTP server.  A Workforce Information Database version is also available.

O*NET Databases Updated: The NCSC has updated O*NET databases for versions 9.0-15.1, 17.0 and 18.0 to incorporate variable name changes to be consistent with O*NET variable naming.  See our O*NET Directory for more information.

New Employment Projections: The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released employment projections for 2012-2014.  You'll find information on their employment projections page and background info in the new Occupational Outlook Quarterly.  The NCSC has prepared Workforce Information Database versions and versions of their source files for a variety of software packages. NOTE: Look in the matrix12 folder.

New Demographic Estimates:  The NCSC has added the 2008-12 three-year ACS estimates to the available content for the WID prototype Content.  See our Non-Standard Tables page for more info.  To request a file for your state, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .