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O*NET® 21.1 Database

The O*NET database contains a rich set of variables that describe work and worker characteristics, including skill requirements. Developers and other customers are encouraged to incorporate the O*NET database within their products, services, and research. This section contains an overview of the most recent database and a variety of database download options, as well as format-specific data dictionaries.

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The O*NET database is provided in five formats:

  • Microsoft Excel (XLSX)
  • Tab-delimited text files
  • SQL files for MySQL, PostgreSQL, or compatible relational databases
  • SQL files for Microsoft SQL Server
  • SQL files for Oracle Database

In addition, users that prefer Microsoft Access or SAS/PC versions of the O*NET 21.1 database can find them at the National Crosswalk Service Center's O*NET 21.1 database page external site. Previous releases of the database are available at the Database Releases Archive.

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O*NET 21.1 Database
Download all 36 files in the O*NET core database, in one convenient ZIP archive.
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Data Dictionary
Read the comprehensive documentation for the O*NET 21.1 Database online.
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Special Notice: O*NET Database Product Developers

Individuals may use O*NET database products freely for their own personal use. If use includes developing other products, software, or system applications using O*NET, users are subject to the terms and conditions described in the O*NET Database Products User Agreement. Users intending to develop other products, software, or systems applications using O*NET database products should register their use by completing the Certification Form — O*NET Database Products.

Complete the:
Certification Form — O*NET Database Products