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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 100,256 rows of data in this file.

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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 - 21.2No structure changes

Data Example - Abilities:
O*NET-SOC CodeTitleElement IDElement NameScale IDScale NameData ValueNStandard ErrorLower CI BoundUpper CI BoundRecommend SuppressNot RelevantDateDomain Source
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.1Oral ComprehensionIMImportance4.0080.004.004.00N 07/2016Analyst
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.1Oral ComprehensionLVLevel5.0080.005.005.00NN07/2016Analyst
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.2Written ComprehensionIMImportance4.0080.004.004.00N 07/2016Analyst
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.2Written ComprehensionLVLevel5.0080.005.005.00NN07/2016Analyst
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.3Oral ExpressionIMImportance4.0080.004.004.00N 07/2016Analyst
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.3Oral ExpressionLVLevel5.0080.005.005.00NN07/2016Analyst
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.4Written ExpressionIMImportance4.1280.133.884.37N 07/2016Analyst
17-2199.01Biochemical Engineers1.A.1.a.4Written ExpressionLVLevel5.0080.005.005.00NN07/2016Analyst

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