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O*NET 18.0

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 18.0 was released as a development database in July 2013 and went into production status in O*NET Online and other online applications in the September of 2013.
More information about Version 18.0:
  • Released: July 2013
  • Updates
    • Comprehensive (Task Statement Ratings, Abilities, Skills, Work Activities, Knowledge, Work Context, Training and Work Experience, Education and Work Styles) update of 105 occupations
    • Addition and update of Interests data for 83 occupations
  • NOTE:  Database contents and related documentation were updated on 1/10/14 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 18.0 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 Updated:  The National O*NET Center has released version 21.0 of the O*NET Database.  This update includes comprehensive updates for 116 occupations and identification of additional "hot technologies."  See our O*NET Directory page for a link to this latest release.

NCSC Annual Report:  The National Crosswalk Service Center has released their annual activity report for the year ending June 30, 2015.

ZIP Code Business Profiles Updated:  The NCSC has updated the ZIP Code Business Files, one of the ARC's nonstandard tables.

O*NET Database Updated: The National O*NET Center has released version 20.3 of the O*NET Database.  This update includes additional content for the alternate titles, tools and technology, and reported titles tables.  See our O*NET Directory page for a link to the latest version. 

Industry-Occupation Links Updated:  The NCSC has updated resources that link occupations to industries in which they are employed.  The source information is from the BLS employment projections and Occupational Employment Statistics programs.  Links can be found on our Crosswalks page.