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CareerOneStop offers a wide variety of its employment and labor market data as Web Services.

Using our Web Services, you can integrate CareerOneStop data and site features into your website.

Once you've learned a little about CareerOneStop's Web Services offerings, you can request access.

What's Available Description
Build an occupation profile Access detailed occupation data for more than 800 occupations. Information is derived from the Occupational Information Network O*NET database and includes:
  • knowledge, skills, and abilities by occupation
  • tasks and activities by occupation
  • common tools and technology used in select occupations
Find and translate military occupation information Search for military occupations by branch of service, keywords, or military occupational codes (MOCs). Then, translate a selected military occupation into its civilian counterpart. Helps veterans and transitioning service members describe skills and experiences gained during service (useful for resumes) and focus civilian job hunting on jobs that require similar skills and experiences.
Get occupational licensing information Search a database of occupational licensing information by state, occupation, or keyword. Get information including license title, state, occupation, issuing agency contact information, description of requirements, and, when available, a history including the number of licenses issued.
Get certification information Search a database of occupational certification information by occupation, industry, or keyword. Results include certification name, occupation, industry, certifying organization's contact information, requirement information, and renewal information.
Find an American Job Center Quickly locate and get directions to your nearest American Job Center via either Zip code or city. Also return information about services available by location. Includes both comprehensive and affiliate American Job Centers' name, location (with map and driving directions), and contact information for veterans representatives when available.
Find Wages by occupation Build a salary tool letting users select an occupation and find average hourly or annual wages for the United States or a selected state. Also use to compare wages across occupations or geographical areas.
Find Tools and technology Returns a list of O*NET defined tools and technologies for a specific O*NET code.
Find education and training Find education and training program information related to an occupation or knowledge area. Get detailed information about programs of study and education and training institutions. Information includes institution and program name, degree and award types, contact information including links to institution websites and more. Information is available at the national, state and local levels for the majority of education and training institutions in the U.S. Education and training information include public, private and non-profit institutions. Data is derived from the U.S. Department of Education's Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System (IPEDs).
Identify skill and knowledge gaps between two occupations Identifies the skill and knowledge gaps between two occupations. Occupations are compared on the basis of skill and knowledge attributes included in the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) database. The web service also compares the typical training and wage levels for the selected occupations.
Find apprenticeship sponsors by occupation Returns a list of apprenticeship sponsors and sponsorship organization information at the state and local level. Data is derived from the U.S. Department of Labor's Apprenticeship Sponsor database. Note, complete sponsorship information is not available for all states at this time.
Get job counts and listings Returns a list of job counts and job listings for a specific keyword or O*NET code. The returned list contains the number of jobs available and/ or the number of jobs and job listings in the area as reported by Direct Employers Association (DEA)
TAACCCT Grantee Program Search Enables developers to input a keyword and get the matching results of TAACCCT projects and other related information including Institutions, Program of Study and Courses.
TAACCCT Grantee Program of Study Detail Enables developers to input a Program of Study ID to get the details of a TAACCCT Program of Study.
TAACCCT Grantee Course Detail
Enables developers to input a Course ID to get the details of a TAACCCT course.
TAACCCT Grantee Institution Detail Enables developers to input an Institution ID to get the TAACCCT details of an Institution.
TAACCCT Grantee Project Detail Enables developers to input a Project ID to get the details of a TAACCCT Project.

What you need to get started:

  • Request access to consume COS web services. Indicate your interest in accessing one or more CareerOneStop Web Services by registering your contact information. Registering for a Web Service provides the CareerOneStop analyst the information necessary to contact you, evaluate your request, and provide you with a licensing agreement for your signature. Complete the CareerOneStop Web Services access form.

  • Technical requirements. Review the CareerOneStop data documentation. Complete technical documentation is available upon completion of registration and approval of a Web Services license agreement. Note, use of CareerOneStop Web Services requires web application development programming and related technical expertise.

  • View or download the CareerOneStop License Agreement.