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Learn more about an occupation
Research an occupation at CareerOneStop , a site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Enter a job title and state into the search fields to get details about that occupation. On the Occupation Profile page, you will see:
- Occupation Description: get a brief overview of the job
- Career Video: see this job in action
- State and National Wages: what are people being paid?
- State and National Trends: is the field growing or declining?
- Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: what do you need to know and be able to do for this job?
- Tasks and Activities: what do you do on a daily basis?
- Tools and Technology: what equipment and tech skills do you need to learn?
- Education and Training: how do you prepare for this job?
- Related Occupations: what are similar jobs?
- Web Resources: learn more about the job
Note skills and abilities needed for your selected occupations on your Portfolio.
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