O*NET® Products at Work

The Importance of Data Occupations in the U. S. Economy external site from U. S. Department of Commerce external site

The U. S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration used data from the O*NET database for a report on the growing importance of data in the economy. The report identifies occupations where data analysis and processing are central to the work performed and measures the size of employment and earnings in these occupations, as well as in the industries that have the highest concentration of these data occupations.