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Occupational Title O*NET-
SOC Code
Accountants 13-2011.01
Actors 27-2011.00
Actuaries 15-2011.00
Adapted Physical Education Specialists 25-2059.01
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators and Hearing Officers 23-1021.00
Administrative Services Managers 11-3011.00
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 25-3011.00
Advertising and Promotions Managers 11-2011.00
Advertising Sales Agents 41-3011.00
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers and Athletes 13-1011.00
Agricultural Engineers 17-2021.00
Air Traffic Controllers 53-2021.00
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 53-1011.00
Airfield Operations Specialists 53-2022.00
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, except Emergency Medical Technicians 53-3011.00
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 39-3091.00
Animal Breeders 45-2021.00
Appraisers, Real Estate 13-2021.02
Aquacultural Managers 11-9013.03
Arbitrators, Mediators and Conciliators 23-1022.00
Architectural and Engineering Managers 11-9041.00
Art Directors 27-1011.00
Assessors 13-2021.01
Athletes and Sports Competitors 27-2021.00
Auditors 13-2011.02
Automotive Engineers 17-2141.02
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 49-3022.00
Automotive Master Mechanics 49-3023.01
Bailiffs 33-3011.00
Bakers 51-3011.00
Barbers 39-5011.00
Baristas 35-3022.01
Bartenders 35-3011.00
Bill and Account Collectors 43-3011.00
Billing, Cost and Rate Clerks 43-3021.02
Biofuels Production Managers 11-3051.03
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers 11-9041.01
Biomass Power Plant Managers 11-3051.04
Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks 43-3031.00
Bridge and Lock Tenders 53-6011.00
Broadcast News Analysts 27-3021.00
Brokerage Clerks 43-4011.00
Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers 11-9199.11
Budget Analysts 13-2031.00
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 53-3021.00
Business Continuity Planners 13-1199.04
Business Intelligence Analysts 15-1199.08
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1011.00
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021.00
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products 13-1021.00
Cargo and Freight Agents 43-5011.00
Carpet Installers 47-2041.00
Cashiers 41-2011.00
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051.00
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011.00
Chief Executives 11-1011.00
Chief Sustainability Officers 11-1011.03
Child, Family and School Social Workers 21-1021.00
Choreographers 27-2032.00
Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance 13-1031.01
Clergy 21-2011.00
Climate Change Analysts 19-2041.01
Clinical Data Managers 15-2041.02
Clinical Nurse Specialists 29-1141.04
Clinical Research Coordinators 11-9121.01
Coaches and Scouts 27-2022.00
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021.00
Commercial and Industrial Designers 27-1021.00
Commercial Pilots 53-2012.00
Community Health Workers 21-1094.00
Compensation and Benefits Managers 11-3111.00
Compensation, Benefits and Job Analysis Specialists 13-1141.00
Compliance Managers 11-9199.02
Computer and Information Systems Managers 11-3021.00
Computer Network Architects 15-1143.00
Computer Network Support Specialists 15-1152.00
Concierges 39-6012.00
Construction Managers 11-9021.00
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011.00
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014.00
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015.00
Copy Writers 27-3043.04
Correctional Officers and Jailers 33-3012.00
Correspondence Clerks 43-4021.00
Cost Estimators 13-1051.00
Counter and Rental Clerks 41-2021.00
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession and Coffee Shop 35-3022.00
Couriers and Messengers 43-5021.00
Court Clerks 43-4031.01
Court Reporters 23-2091.00
Craft Artists 27-1012.00
Credit Analysts 13-2041.00
Credit Authorizers 43-4041.01
Credit Checkers 43-4041.02
Credit Counselors 13-2071.00
Criminal Investigators and Special Agents 33-3021.03
Crossing Guards 33-9091.00
Curators 25-4012.00
Customer Service Representatives 43-4051.00
Customs Brokers 13-1199.03
Data Entry Keyers 43-9021.00
Data Warehousing Specialists 15-1199.07
Database Administrators 15-1141.00
Database Architects 15-1199.06
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 41-9011.00
Dietitians and Nutritionists 29-1031.00
Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television and Radio 27-2012.02
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 21-2021.00
Dispatchers, except Police, Fire and Ambulance 43-5032.00
Distance Learning Coordinators 11-9039.01
Document Management Specialists 15-1199.12
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors and Related Workers 41-9091.00
Driver/Sales Workers 53-3031.00
Economists 19-3011.00
Editors 27-3041.00
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 11-9032.00
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 11-9033.00
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 11-9031.00
Educational, Guidance, School and Vocational Counselors 21-1012.00
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 43-4061.00
Emergency Management Directors 11-9161.00
Energy Auditors 13-1199.01
Energy Brokers 41-3099.01
Environmental Economists 19-3011.01
Environmental Restoration Planners 19-2041.02
Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers 13-1041.03
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 43-6011.00
Farm and Home Management Advisors 25-9021.00
Farm and Ranch Managers 11-9013.02
Farm Labor Contractors 13-1074.00
Fashion Designers 27-1022.00
File Clerks 43-4071.00
Film and Video Editors 27-4032.00
Financial Analysts 13-2051.00
Financial Examiners 13-2061.00
Financial Managers, Branch or Department 11-3031.02
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors and Illustrators 27-1013.00
Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers 17-2111.02
First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers 45-1011.07
First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers 45-1011.08
First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers 45-1011.06
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011.00
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 33-1011.00
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012.00
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 53-1021.00
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 37-1011.00
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service and Groundskeeping Workers 37-1012.00
First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers 45-1011.05
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers and Repairers 49-1011.00
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 41-1012.00
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43-1011.00
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 39-1021.00
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 33-1012.00
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011.00
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41-1011.00
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 53-1031.00
Fitness and Wellness Coordinators 11-9039.02
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 39-9031.00
Flight Attendants 53-2031.00
Floral Designers 27-1023.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041.00
Food Service Managers 11-9051.00
Forest and Conservation Technicians 19-4093.00
Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors 33-1021.02
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists 33-2022.00
Foresters 19-1032.00
Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts 13-2099.04
Freight and Cargo Inspectors 53-6051.08
Freight Forwarders 43-5011.01
Fuel Cell Engineers 17-2141.01
Fundraisers 13-1131.00
Funeral Attendants 39-4021.00
Funeral Service Managers 11-9061.00
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 39-3012.00
Gaming Cage Workers 43-3041.00
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 41-2012.00
Gaming Dealers 39-3011.00
Gaming Managers 11-9071.00
Gaming Supervisors 39-1011.00
Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators 33-9031.00
General and Operations Managers 11-1021.00
Geothermal Production Managers 11-3051.02
Government Property Inspectors and Investigators 13-1041.04
Graphic Designers 27-1024.00
Green Marketers 11-2011.01
Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists 39-5012.00
Health Educators 21-1091.00
Hoist and Winch Operators 53-7041.00
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge and Coffee Shop 35-9031.00
Hotel, Motel and Resort Desk Clerks 43-4081.00
Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists 17-2112.01
Human Resources Assistants, except Payroll and Timekeeping 43-4161.00
Human Resources Managers 11-3121.00
Human Resources Specialists 13-1071.00
Hydroelectric Production Managers 11-3051.06
Immigration and Customs Inspectors 33-3021.05
Industrial Ecologists 19-2041.03
Industrial Engineers 17-2112.00
Industrial Production Managers 11-3051.00
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 19-3032.00
Information Technology Project Managers 15-1199.09
Instructional Designers and Technologists 25-9031.01
Insurance Adjusters, Examiners and Investigators 13-1031.02
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 13-1032.00
Insurance Claims Clerks 43-9041.01
Insurance Policy Processing Clerks 43-9041.02
Insurance Sales Agents 41-3021.00
Insurance Underwriters 13-2053.00
Intelligence Analysts 33-3021.06
Interior Designers 27-1025.00
Interviewers, except Eligibility and Loan 43-4111.00
Investment Fund Managers 11-9199.03
Investment Underwriters 13-2099.03
Janitors and Cleaners, except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 37-2011.00
Jewelers 51-9071.01
Judges, Magistrate Judges and Magistrates 23-1023.00
Judicial Law Clerks 23-1012.00
Kindergarten Teachers, except Special Education 25-2012.00
Labor Relations Specialists 13-1075.00
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1112.00
Lawyers 23-1011.00
Legal Secretaries 43-6012.00
Legislators 11-1031.00
Librarians 25-4021.00
Library Technicians 25-4031.00
License Clerks 43-4031.03
Licensing Examiners and Inspectors 13-1041.02
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 33-9092.00
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 53-3033.00
Loan Counselors 13-2071.01
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 43-4131.00
Loan Officers 13-2072.00
Locker Room, Coatroom and Dressing Room Attendants 39-3093.00
Lodging Managers 11-9081.00
Log Graders and Scalers 45-4023.00
Logisticians 13-1081.00
Logistics Analysts 13-1081.02
Logistics Managers 11-3071.03
Loss Prevention Managers 11-9199.08
Management Analysts 13-1111.00
Manicurists and Pedicurists 39-5092.00
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 49-9095.00
Marine Engineers 17-2121.01
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 13-1161.00
Marketing Managers 11-2021.00
Marking Clerks 43-5081.02
Materials Engineers 17-2131.00
Materials Scientists 19-2032.00
Mates- Ship, Boat and Barge 53-5021.02
Medical and Health Services Managers 11-9111.00
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 29-2071.00
Meeting, Convention and Event Planners 13-1121.00
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 27-1026.00
Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators 11-3051.05
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 17-2151.00
Models 41-9012.00
Morticians, Undertakers and Funeral Directors 39-4031.00
Motorboat Operators 53-5022.00
Municipal Clerks 43-4031.02
Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors 33-1021.01
Municipal Firefighters 33-2011.01
Music Composers and Arrangers 27-2041.04
Music Directors 27-2041.01
Musicians, Instrumental 27-2042.02
Nannies 39-9011.01
Nanosystems Engineers 17-2199.09
Natural Sciences Managers 11-9121.00
New Accounts Clerks 43-4141.00
Nuclear Power Reactor Operators 51-8011.00
Nursery and Greenhouse Managers 11-9013.01
Office Clerks, General 43-9061.00
Office Machine Operators, except Computer 43-9071.00
Online Merchants 13-1199.06
Operations Research Analysts 15-2031.00
Opticians, Dispensing 29-2081.00
Order Clerks 43-4151.00
Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales 43-5081.04
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 49-3053.00
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 23-2011.00
Parking Enforcement Workers 33-3041.00
Parking Lot Attendants 53-6021.00
Parts Salespersons 41-2022.00
Patient Representatives 43-4051.03
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 43-3051.00
Personal Financial Advisors 13-2052.00
Pest Control Workers 37-2021.00
Photographers 27-4021.00
Pilots, Ship 53-5021.03
Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers 27-3043.05
Police Detectives 33-3021.01
Police Patrol Officers 33-3051.01
Police, Fire and Ambulance Dispatchers 43-5031.00
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1065.00
Postal Service Mail Carriers 43-5052.00
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 11-9131.00
Preschool Teachers, except Special Education 25-2011.00
Private Detectives and Investigators 33-9021.00
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 21-1092.00
Procurement Clerks 43-3061.00
Producers 27-2012.01
Production, Planning and Expediting Clerks 43-5061.00
Program Directors 27-2012.03
Property, Real Estate and Community Association Managers 11-9141.00
Psychiatric Technicians 29-2053.00
Public Address System and Other Announcers 27-3012.00
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 11-2031.00
Public Relations Specialists 27-3031.00
Purchasing Agents, except Wholesale, Retail and Farm Products 13-1023.00
Purchasing Managers 11-3061.00
Quality Control Systems Managers 11-3051.01
Radio and Television Announcers 27-3011.00
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 53-4031.00
Range Managers 19-1031.02
Real Estate Brokers 41-9021.00
Real Estate Sales Agents 41-9022.00
Receptionists and Information Clerks 43-4171.00
Recreation Workers 39-9032.00
Recycling Coordinators 53-1021.01
Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 49-9021.02
Regulatory Affairs Managers 11-9199.01
Regulatory Affairs Specialists 13-1041.07
Reporters and Correspondents 27-3022.00
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 43-4181.00
Residential Advisors 39-9041.00
Retail Loss Prevention Specialists 33-9099.02
Retail Salespersons 41-2031.00
Risk Management Specialists 13-2099.02
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4023.00
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 47-5012.00
Sailors and Marine Oilers 53-5011.00
Sales Agents, Financial Services 41-3031.02
Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities 41-3031.01
Sales Engineers 41-9031.00
Sales Managers 11-2022.00
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, except Technical and Scientific Products 41-4012.00
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 41-4011.00
Search Marketing Strategists 15-1199.10
Secondary School Teachers, except Special and Career/Technical Education 25-2031.00
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, except Legal, Medical and Executive 43-6014.00
Securities and Commodities Traders 41-3031.03
Security Guards 33-9032.00
Security Managers 11-9199.07
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 25-3021.00
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 47-4071.00
Set and Exhibit Designers 27-1027.00
Shampooers 39-5093.00
Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs 33-3051.03
Ship and Boat Captains 53-5021.01
Ship Engineers 53-5031.00
Shipping, Receiving and Traffic Clerks 43-5071.00
Singers 27-2042.01
Skincare Specialists 39-5094.00
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 51-3023.00
Slot Supervisors 39-1012.00
Social and Community Service Managers 11-9151.00
Social and Human Service Assistants 21-1093.00
Soil and Water Conservationists 19-1031.01
Solar Energy Installation Managers 47-1011.03
Solar Energy Systems Engineers 17-2199.11
Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors 41-4011.07
Spa Managers 39-1021.01
Statement Clerks 43-3021.01
Statistical Assistants 43-9111.00
Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard 43-5081.03
Stock Clerks, Sales Floor 43-5081.01
Storage and Distribution Managers 11-3071.02
Subway and Streetcar Operators 53-4041.00
Supply Chain Managers 11-9199.04
Survey Researchers 19-3022.00
Sustainability Specialists 13-1199.05
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 43-2011.00
Tailors, Dressmakers and Custom Sewers 51-6052.00
Talent Directors 27-2012.04
Tax Examiners and Collectors and Revenue Agents 13-2081.00
Tax Preparers 13-2082.00
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 53-3041.00
Team Assemblers 51-2092.00
Technical Directors/Managers 27-2012.05
Telecommunications Engineering Specialists 15-1143.01
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 49-9052.00
Telemarketers 41-9041.00
Tellers 43-3071.00
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 51-6063.00
Title Examiners, Abstractors and Searchers 23-2093.00
Tour Guides and Escorts 39-7011.00
Traffic Technicians 53-6041.00
Training and Development Managers 11-3131.00
Transit and Railroad Police 33-3052.00
Transportation Attendants, except Flight Attendants 53-6061.00
Transportation Managers 11-3071.01
Transportation Security Screeners 33-9093.00
Travel Agents 41-3041.00
Travel Guides 39-7012.00
Treasurers and Controllers 11-3031.01
Umpires, Referees and Other Sports Officials 27-2023.00
Urban and Regional Planners 19-3051.00
Ushers, Lobby Attendants and Ticket Takers 39-3031.00
Video Game Designers 15-1199.11
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1194.00
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031.00
Water Resource Specialists 11-9121.02
Water/Wastewater Engineers 17-2081.01
Web Administrators 15-1199.03
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers and Samplers, Recordkeeping 43-5111.00
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, except Farm Products 13-1022.00
Wind Energy Engineers 17-2199.10
Wind Energy Operations Managers 11-9199.09
Wind Energy Project Managers 11-9199.10
Word Processors and Typists 43-9022.00


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