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.
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 . Previous releases of the database are available at the Database Releases Archive.
Download all 36 files in the O*NET core database, in one convenient ZIP archive.
Read the comprehensive documentation for the O*NET 21.1 Database online.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Education, Experience, Training
- Education, Training, and Experience
- Education, Training, and Experience Categories
- Job Zones
- Job Zone Reference
Interests, Work Values, Work Styles
Tools & Technology
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.
Certification Form — O*NET Database Products