Abilities

Purpose:Provide a mapping of O*NET-SOC codes (occupations) to Ability ratings.
Download: text Abilities.txt
Structure and Description:
ColumnTypeColumn Content
O*NET-SOC CodeCharacter(10)O*NET-SOC Code (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)
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 13 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 13 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 - 20.2No structure changes

Data Example - Abilities:
O*NET-SOC CodeElement IDElement NameScale IDData ValueNStandard ErrorLower CI BoundUpper CI BoundRecommend SuppressNot RelevantDateDomain Source
17-2071.001.A.1.a.1Oral ComprehensionIM4.0080.004.004.00Nn/a07/2015Analyst
17-2071.001.A.1.a.1Oral ComprehensionLV4.3880.184.024.73NN07/2015Analyst
17-2071.001.A.1.a.2Written ComprehensionIM4.0080.004.004.00Nn/a07/2015Analyst
17-2071.001.A.1.a.2Written ComprehensionLV4.7580.164.435.07NN07/2015Analyst
17-2071.001.A.1.a.3Oral ExpressionIM3.7580.163.434.07Nn/a07/2015Analyst
17-2071.001.A.1.a.3Oral ExpressionLV4.5080.194.134.87NN07/2015Analyst
17-2071.001.A.1.a.4Written ExpressionIM3.8880.133.634.12Nn/a07/2015Analyst
17-2071.001.A.1.a.4Written ExpressionLV4.1280.133.884.37NN07/2015Analyst