Task Statements

Purpose:Provide a mapping of O*NET-SOC codes (occupations) to tasks associated with the occupation.
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)
Task IDInteger(8)Identifies each task
TaskCharacter Varying(1000)Task statement associated with an occupation
Task TypeCharacter Varying(12)Core or Supplemental
Incumbents RespondingInteger(4)Number of incumbents providing task information

This file contains the tasks associated with each O*NET-SOC occupation.

The file is displayed in 8 tab delimited fields with the columns named O*NET-SOC Code, Title, Task ID, Task, Task Type, Incumbents Responding, Date, and Domain Source. The 8 fields are represented by one row. There are a total of 19,612 rows of data in this file.

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File Structure Changes:
Release NumberDescription of Change
13.0Added as a new file
14.0 - 22.0No structure changes

Data Example - Task Statements:
O*NET-SOC CodeTitleTask IDTaskTask TypeIncumbents RespondingDateDomain Source
27-2041.01Music Directors13042Use gestures to shape the music being played, communicating desired tempo, phrasing, tone, color, pitch, volume, and other performance aspects.Core7807/2017Incumbent
27-2041.01Music Directors13043Direct groups at rehearsals and live or recorded performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance dynamics, rhythm, and tempo.Core7807/2017Incumbent
27-2041.01Music Directors13046Study scores to learn the music in detail, and to develop interpretations.Core7707/2017Incumbent
27-2041.01Music Directors13045Consider such factors as ensemble size and abilities, availability of scores, and the need for musical variety, to select music to be performed.Core7807/2017Incumbent
27-2041.01Music Directors13050Audition and select performers for musical presentations.Core7607/2017Incumbent
27-2041.01Music Directors13044Plan and schedule rehearsals and performances, and arrange details such as locations, accompanists, and instrumentalists.Core7707/2017Incumbent
27-2041.01Music Directors13047Position members within groups to obtain balance among instrumental or vocal sections.Core7807/2017Incumbent