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O*NET 13.0

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 .
More information about Version 13.0:
  • Released: June 2008
  • Updates: Comprehensive update of 108 occupations (Errata posted 6/18/09)
  • 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:
    • Task Ratings, Task Statements, Task Categories added as new tables
    • Survey Booklet Locations table: Added SCALE ID variable


The NCSC has developed three versions of the O*NET 13.0 database:
    Core Tables
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    FoxPro   Description
    SAS/PC   Description Download

Tasks (Version 5.1 format) *    
Access   Description Download
SAS/PC   Description Download
* Task information in version 13.0 uses a different file structure. These tables contain the updated task information in the file format used in earlier versions.
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