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O*NET® Database Releases Archive

The current production release of the O*NET database is 21.0; see our Production Database page for more information. Current and previous releases of the database can be obtained below. Alternate database formats are provided by the National Crosswalk Service Center (NCSC) external site.

For more details about each release, refer to the O*NET Database Update Summary (PDF - 2.0 MB).

O*NET 21.0
August 2016
Data Dictionary: onlinePDF
More formats at NCSC external site
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O*NET 20.3
April 2016
Data Dictionary: onlinePDF
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Excel
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 20.2
February 2016
Data Dictionary: onlinePDF
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Excel
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 20.1
October 2015
Data Dictionary: onlinePDF
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Excel
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 20.0
August 2015
102 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 19.0
July 2014
126 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 18.1
March 2014
Release of the newly developed Detailed Work Activities (DWAs)
Data Dictionary: PDF
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 18.0
July 2013
105 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 17.0
July 2012
108 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 16.0
July 2011
107 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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MySQL
SQL Server
Oracle
O*NET 15.1
February 2011
Release of the updated O*NET taxonomy - O*NET-SOC 2010, based on the 2010 SOC standard
Data Dictionary: PDF
More formats at NCSC external site
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O*NET 15.0
July 2010
120 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 14.0
June 2009
117 occupations updated
Release of the updated O*NET taxonomy - O*NET-SOC 2009
Data Dictionary: PDF
More formats at NCSC external site
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O*NET 13.0
June 2008
108 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
More formats at NCSC external site
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O*NET 12.0
June 2007
100 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
More formats at NCSC external site
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O*NET 11.0
December 2006
101 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 10.0
June 2006
100 occupations updated
Release of the updated O*NET taxonomy - O*NET-SOC 2006
Data Dictionary: PDF
More formats at NCSC external site
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O*NET 9.0
December 2005
100 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
More formats at NCSC external site
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O*NET 8.0
June 2005
100 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 7.0
December 2004
100 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 6.0
July 2004
126 occupations updated
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 5.1
November 2003
Occupational-level and item-level metadata added to the O*NET database
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 5.0
April 2003
54 occupations updated
First update of database from Data Collection Program
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 4.0
June 2002
Release of the final 'Analyst Database' with a revised database structure consistent with the OMB-approved Data Collection Program
Data Dictionary: PDF
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O*NET 3.1
June 2001
Download from NCSC external site
O*NET 3.0
August 2000
Database classification converted to conform to the new Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) standard
Download from NCSC external site
O*NET 98
August 2000
Release of the original 'Analyst Database' based on the Occupational Employment Statistical (OES) classification
Download from NCSC external site