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Core Documents of Our Democracy: Occupational Outlook Handbook

The resources found in this guide are vital sources of information that support the public's right to know about the workings and essential activities of the Federal Government.

General Information

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016-2017 edition book cover

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a resource for occupational and career information, providing profiles on a majority of jobs in the United States. Profiles describe the work environment, education and training needed, ten year outlook, and median pay for workers.

The SuDoc classification number is L 2.3/4: (earlier editions in print listed under SuDoc L 2.3:)
The current version of this resource is ONLINE ONLY

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Print Version (1940-2011)