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. Part of the clearance process is to seek public comment on the proposed data collection. A Federal Register Notice
external site, published on July 31, 2023, announced the availability to the public of the "Information Collection Request" (ICR), downloadable below in PDF format.
Send written comments to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration — Division of National Programs Tools and Technical Assistance, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, C4526, Washington, DC 20210. Fax: 202-693-3015. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submit written comments on or before September 29, 2023.
The 2024 draft OMB package is provided below. All materials are provided in PDF format.
The materials submitted to OMB in 2002, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2018, and 2021 can be found in our Reports and Documents section.
The O*NET 28.0 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 90 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.
853 occupations have been updated by job incumbents and occupational experts to date. You can view the full list of updated occupations online. 754 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 incumbent or occupational expert sources.
3 Legislators (11-1031.00) will not be populated by job incumbent or occupational expert sources. Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093.00), Motion Picture Projectionists (39-3021.00), Paperhangers (47-2142.00), and Explosive Workers, Ordinance Handling Experts, and Blasters (47-5032.00) will not be updated by job incumbent or occupational expert sources.
On September 7, 2022, OMB approved
external site a three-year extension of the Occupational Code Assignment (OCA) process. In 2022, the Department of Labor sought OMB approval for this extension. A Federal Register Notice
external site, published on April 6, 2022, announced the availability to the public of the "Information Collection Request" (ICR). A second Federal Register Notice
external site, published on July 14, 2022, announced the submission for OMB review.