The O*NET Data Collection program is currently in progress. As part of the effort to maintain the ongoing collection to keep the data up to date, the Department of Labor is seeking extension of its current clearance from the Office of Management and Budget. A Federal Register Notice
external site, published on March 29, 2021, announced the availability to the public of the "Information Collection Request" (ICR). The 60-day public comment period concluded on May 28, 2021.
All materials are provided in PDF format.
The materials submitted to OMB in 2002, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2015, and 2018 can be found in our Reports and Documents section.
The O*NET 25.3 database represents the most recent update resulting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved data collection program. This database release includes an update of 100 occupations from job incumbent and occupational expert sources. The schedule below provides both past and targeted publication dates, along with the numbers of occupations scheduled for update during each release period.
821 occupations have been updated by job incumbents and occupational experts to date. You can view the full list of updated occupations online. 701 of these occupations have more than one update. You can view the list of occupations with more than one update as well.
Lists of occupations are provided below. These lists were developed based on when the occupations were updated and published.
1 The number of occupations refers to those updated by the job incumbent and occupational expert sources. Additional occupations may have subsets of their data updated by alternative sources (e.g., analyst ratings, transactional data) at different dates than those listed above.
2 Legislators (11-1031.00) and Mathematical Technicians (15-2091.00) were not updated by job incumbents or occupational expert sources.
On September 24, 2019, OMB approved a three-year extension of the Occupational Code Assignment (OCA) process. In 2019, the Department of Labor sought OMB approval for this extension. A Federal Register Notice
external site, published on August 23, 2019, announced the submission for OMB review and a comment request on the "Information Collection Request" (ICR), downloadable below in PDF format. The public comment period concluded on September 23, 2019.