Occupational Employment Statistics - Employment and Wages

Metadata Updated: June 1, 2017

The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program conducts a semi-annual mail survey designed to produce estimates of employment and wages for specific occupations. The OES program collects data on wage and salary workers in nonfarm establishments in order to produce employment and wage estimates for about 800 occupations. Data from self-employed persons are not collected and are not included in the estimates. The OES program produces these occupational estimates by geographic area and by industry. Estimates based on geographic areas are available at the National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area levels. The Bureau of Labor Statistics produces occupational employment and wage estimates for over 450 industry classifications at the national level. The industry classifications correspond to the sector, 3-, 4-, and 5-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) industrial groups. Cross-industry estimates are available by Nation, State, and metropolitan area for about 800 occupations. Industry specific estimates are available at the National level for over 450 industries.

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Metadata Created Date January 11, 2017
Metadata Updated Date June 1, 2017

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 11, 2017
Metadata Updated Date June 1, 2017
Publisher U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Unique Identifier DOL-BLS-3085-01
Amrit Kohli
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 012:20
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Homepage URL http://www.bls.gov/oes
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Data Last Modified 2014-02-14
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