O*NET® Database Releases Archive

The current production release of the O*NET database is 23.1; see our O*NET Database page for more information. Current and previous releases of the database can be obtained below.

For more details about each release, refer to the O*NET Database Update Summary (PDF). For additional update information, see O*NET Occupation Update Summary.

Researchers conducting longitudinal studies: see O*NET Longitudinal Data Updates (XLSX).

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O*NET 23.1 November 2018

Current production database

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 23.0 August 2018
100 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 22.3 May 2018

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 22.2 February 2018

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 22.1 October 2017

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 22.0 August 2017
100 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 21.2 February 2017

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 21.1 November 2016

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 21.0 August 2016
116 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 20.2 February 2016

Data Dictionary: onlinePDF

O*NET 20.0 August 2015
102 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 19.0 July 2014
126 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 18.1 March 2014

Release of the newly developed Detailed Work Activities (DWAs)

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 18.0 July 2013
105 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 17.0 July 2012
108 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 16.0 July 2011
107 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

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

O*NET 15.0 July 2010
120 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 14.0 June 2009
117 occupations updated

Release of the updated O*NET taxonomy - O*NET-SOC 2009

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 13.0 June 2008
108 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 12.0 June 2007
100 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 11.0 December 2006
101 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 10.0 June 2006
100 occupations updated

Release of the updated O*NET taxonomy - O*NET-SOC 2006

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 9.0 December 2005
100 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 8.0 June 2005
100 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 7.0 December 2004
100 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 6.0 July 2004
126 occupations updated

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 5.1 November 2003

Occupational-level and item-level metadata added to the O*NET database

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 5.0 April 2003
54 occupations updated

First update of database from Data Collection Program

Data Dictionary: PDF

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

O*NET 3.1 June 2001

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 3.0 August 2000

Database classification converted to conform to the new Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) standard

Data Dictionary: PDF

O*NET 98 December 1998

Release of the original 'Analyst Database' based on the Occupational Employment Statistical (OES) classification

Data Dictionary: PDF