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Abilities

Purpose:Provide a mapping of O*NET-SOC codes (occupations) to Ability ratings.
Download: excel Abilities.xlsx
Structure and Description:
ColumnTypeColumn Content
O*NET-SOC CodeCharacter(10)O*NET-SOC Code (see Occupation Data)
TitleCharacter Varying(150)O*NET-SOC Title (see Occupation Data)
Element IDCharacter Varying(20)Content Model Outline Position (see Content Model Reference)
Element NameCharacter Varying(150)Content Model Element Name (see Content Model Reference)
Scale IDCharacter Varying(3)Scale ID (see Scales Reference)
Scale NameCharacter Varying(50)Scale Name (see Scales Reference)
Data ValueFloat(5,2)Rating associated with the O*NET-SOC occupation

This file contains the Content Model Ability data associated with each O*NET-SOC occupation. It is displayed in 15 tab delimited fields and identified using the column names provided above. Item rating level metadata is provided in columns named N, Standard Error, Lower CI Bound, Upper CI Bound, Recommend Suppress, Not Relevant, Date, and Domain Source. Refer to Appendix 1, Item Rating Level Statistics - Analyst for additional information on these items. The 15 fields are represented by one row. There are a total of 99,216 rows of data in this file.

File Structure Changes:
Release NumberDescription of Change
5.0Date and Source columns added
5.1Columns added for N, Standard Error, Lower CI Bound, Upper CI Bound, Recommend Suppress, and Not Relevant
6.0 - 20.1No structure changes

Data Example - Abilities:
O*NET-SOC CodeTitleElement IDElement NameScale IDScale NameData ValueNStandard ErrorLower CI BoundUpper CI BoundRecommend SuppressNot RelevantDateDomain Source
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.1Oral ComprehensionIMImportance4.0080.004.004.00N 07/2015Analyst
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.1Oral ComprehensionLVLevel4.3880.184.024.73NN07/2015Analyst
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.2Written ComprehensionIMImportance4.0080.004.004.00N 07/2015Analyst
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.2Written ComprehensionLVLevel4.7580.164.435.07NN07/2015Analyst
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.3Oral ExpressionIMImportance3.7580.163.434.07N 07/2015Analyst
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.3Oral ExpressionLVLevel4.5080.194.134.87NN07/2015Analyst
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.4Written ExpressionIMImportance3.8880.133.634.12N 07/2015Analyst
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers1.A.1.a.4Written ExpressionLVLevel4.1280.133.884.37NN07/2015Analyst

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