Office of Management and Budget Clearance
O*NET Data Collection
On November 22, 2021, OMB approved
external site a three-year extension of the O*NET Data Collection effort. In 2021, the O*NET project sought OMB approval for this extension. A Federal Register Notice
external site, published on October 18, 2021, announced the availability to the public of the "Information Collection Request" (ICR).
Download: 2021 OMB Clearance Package
All materials are provided in PDF format.
- OMB Clearance Package:
- Appendix A:
- Appendix B:
- Appendix C:
- Appendix D:
- Appendix E:
- Appendix F:
- Appendix G:
- Appendix H:
- Appendix I:
- Appendix J:
- Appendix K:
Previous OMB Clearance Packages
The materials submitted to OMB in 2002, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2015, and 2018 can be found in our Reports and Documents section.
Data Publication Schedule
The O*NET 27.2 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 80 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. 738 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.
|Target Date||Database Version||Occupations Updated 1 |
|June 2008||13.0||108 2|
| ||Total updates to date||2,370|
Occupational Code Assignment
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.
- Information Collection Request:
- OCA Form: