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)
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 seven tab delimited fields with the columns named O*NET-SOC Code, Task ID, Task, Task Type, Incumbents Responding, Date, and Domain Source. The seven fields are represented by one row. There are a total of 19,636 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 - 23.2No structure changes

Data Example - Task Statements:
O*NET-SOC CodeTask IDTaskTask TypeIncumbents RespondingDateDomain Source
47-2021.004769Measure distance from reference points and mark guidelines to lay out work, using plumb bobs and levels.Core5508/2018Incumbent
47-2021.004768Construct corners by fastening in plumb position a corner pole or building a corner pyramid of bricks, and filling in between the corners using a line from corner to corner to guide each course, or layer, of brick.Core5508/2018Incumbent
47-2021.004775Apply and smooth mortar or other mixture over work surface.Core5508/2018Incumbent
47-2021.004770Calculate angles and courses and determine vertical and horizontal alignment of courses.Core5508/2018Incumbent
47-2021.004772Break or cut bricks, tiles, or blocks to size, using trowel edge, hammer, or power saw.Core5508/2018Incumbent
47-2021.004774Interpret blueprints and drawings to determine specifications and to calculate the materials required.Core5408/2018Incumbent
47-2021.004773Remove excess mortar with trowels and hand tools, and finish mortar joints with jointing tools, for a sealed, uniform appearance.Core5508/2018Incumbent