Most Requested Tables
Most Recent Analysis
Lynn Shniper and Arlene Dohm, "Occupational employment projections to 2016,"Monthly Labor Review, November 2007.
Download the formal tables from this article.
Other Articles on Occupations
Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT)
The Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) is prepared by the U.S. Employment Service, Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor. The latest version of the DOT is the Revised Fourth Edition (1991). It is available from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office.
Note that the data below do not project future earnings.
Employment, Training, and Earnings Data
Compare occupations by any of:
For a brief description, see BLS Handbook of Methods, Chapter 13. Employment Projections, Bulletin 2490, April 1997.
National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix, 2006-2016
Visit our matrix web site to search by occupation to see the industries that had the largest numbers of workers in the occupation in 2006 or in which employment for that occupation is projected to increase the fastest or increase the most over the 2006-2016 period; or to search by industry to see which occupations in that industry had the most workers in 2006 and which will have the fastest growth or largest numerical increase over the 2006-2016 period.
State Occupational Employment Projections
Occupational employment projections are available for most States.
Special purpose files
(NOTE: These are large, complex data files for researchers and data developers who wish to conduct their own analyses or program the data for other purposes. These files reside at our ftp site.)
Last Modified Date: April 15, 2008