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O*NET 17.0

The Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Database has undergone a number of revisions since it s introduction in October 1998.  For a history of the database updates, visit the O*NET Center's production database page .  Version 17.0 was released as a development database in July 2012 and went into production status in O*NET Online in the fall of 2012.
More information about Version 17.0:
  • Released: July 2012
  • Updates
    • Comprehensive update of 108 occupations
  • NOTE: Database contents and related documentation were updated on 1/9/14 to reflect a table name change from ABILITY to ABILITIES introduced in Version 9.0 of the O*NET Database.  Changes were made to the FoxPro version of the database.
  • Structure Changes:  
    • None

 

The NCSC has developed three versions of the O*NET 17.0 database:
 
    Core Tables
Access   Description Download
Visual FoxPro   Description Download
    Formatted for use with the Workforce Information Database
SAS/PC   Description Download
 
Send your general questions about the O*NET classification, including database variables and on-line viewer to the National Center for O*NET Development .
 
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NCSC News


O*NET Database, Emerging Tasks updated:  The National O*NET Center has released Version 19.0 of their O*NET Database as a development release.  This version will go into production in O*NET Online and other online applications in the fall. The NCSC has several versions of the O*NET 19.0 and O*NET Supplemental Filess files available for downloading.

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.

The NCSC has further defined the characteristics of comma-delimited text files it distributes.

BEA Income Revised:  The Bureau of Economic Analysis has released revisions to their estimates of personal income.  Revisions for the nation and states covered 1929-2999.  County, metro and micro statistical areas and metropolitan divisions covered 1969-2000.