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What's Available?

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

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

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

*Please note that the details of our API change from time to time and we recommend you review the documentation regularly

What's Available Description
Apprenticeship offices This API enables developers to retrieve a list of apprenticeship offices by location. These are administrative offices for the states' apprenticeship programs.
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.
Compare Salaries Compare Salaries allows comparisons of salaries for up to five occupations and up to five locations.
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).
Employment Patterns Input an occupation and get data about the industries in which workers in this occupation are employed.
Find an American Job Center Quickly locate and get directions to your nearest American Job Center via either ZIP code or city. Response includes information about services available by location. Includes both comprehensive and affiliate American Job Centers' name, location, and contact information for veterans representatives when available. Also includes a method that returns all American Job Center records in a single API call.
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.
Job Description Writer Provides a step-by-step process of building a meaningful job description.
Job Listings Retrieve job postings for a specific keyword or an occupation title or code. The returned list object contains the job postings available in the area, from the National Labor Exchange. The API provides search results based on keyword and location entered.
Labor Market Information Retrieve a small chunk of CareerOneStop's Labor Market information include average wages, typical training, and career outlook only.
Location Validation Validate location input, and to retrieve identities of geographical areas with which it is associated: the state or territory; all the counties and county-equivalents; and all "areas" including MSA, NECTA, and OES-defined nonmetropolitan areas.
Occupation Information Create a complete Occupation Profile including wages, employment, and/or additional occupation information by either keyword or skills match.
Occupation Reports Create reports about occupations in your state, including fastest growing jobs, highest paying jobs, careers with declining employment, and more.
Occupational licensing information Search a database of occupational licensing information by state and occupation, or keyword. Get information including license title, state, issuing agency contact information, and a description of requirements.
Professional Associations Find Professional Associations across the United States by keyword, occupation or industry.
ReEntry Programs Find ReEntry programs across the United States by zip code, city, or state.
Skills Matcher The Skills Matcher APIs provide developers with the ability to create their own user interface for something like our Skills Matcher. The Get Skills Web API provides 40 skills statements and ratings statements. Users can then rate their level for each skill. This Web API works in conjunction with the Submit Skills API to provide occupation matches based on those skill level ratings.
State Resources Provides a list of websites/phone numbers by state that provide information on resources like job search, legal services, legal documents, housing, food, child support and other assistance.
Tools and technology Returns a list of O*NET defined tools and technologies for a specific O*NET code, or matching any keyword.
Unemployment information Provides developers information on Unemployment insurance programs by state; also provides unemployment rates by states, metro and non-metropolitan areas, and counties.
Wages / Salary information Provides developers information on wages and projections. This information can be parsed out of the Occupation Information API.
Workforce Development Board and Youth Committee information This API returns information on Workforce Development Boards or Youth Committees by entering a location. This API also includes a request method that returns all Workforce Development Board and Youth Committee records in a single API call.
Youth Programs Returns a list of youth programs and/or youth program contacts by ZIP code, city, or state. Youth programs help youths search for jobs or answer questions about employment.