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O*NET 5.0

The Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Database has undergone a number of revisions since it s introduction in October of 1998.  For a history of the database updates, visit the O*NET Center's production database page .   
 
 
More information about Version 5.0:
  • Released: April 2003
  • Updates: First update from Data Collection Program with a comprehensive update of 54 occupations
  • Structure Changes:  
    • Scales Reference Table: Scale ID variable changed from CHAR(2) to VARCHAR2(3)
    • Ability, Interest, Knowledge, Skills, Work Activity, Work Context, Work Values Tables: Data and Source variables added; Scale ID variable changed from CHAR(2) to VARCHAR2(3), Data Value variable changed from NUMBER(9,6) to NUMBER(5,2)

 

The NCSC has developed two versions of the O*NET 5.0 database:

 
    Core Tables
 
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Send your general questions about the O*NET classification, including database variables and on-line viewer to the National Center for O*NET Development .
 
E-mail questions abou the MS Access, Visual FoxPro or SAS dtatabases, or information you find on this site to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
 
 
NCSC News

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. .