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Career and occupation tools

Learn details about different careers, and what's ahead for your career.

Careers with Declining Employment
Create a chart of occupations with the largest declines in employment by state or nationwide. This chart includes details about employment, earnings, and education.

Careers with Largest Employment
Create a chart of national and state occupations with the largest employment. This chart includes details about employment, earnings, and education.

Careers with Most Openings
Create a chart of the occupations expected to have the most openings over the next several years and find details about employment, number of estimated openings, wages, and education; this job trends information can help you plan your career path.

Fastest-Growing Careers
Create a chart of the occupations expected to grow the fastest over the next several years and find details about employment, wages, and education; this job trends information can help you plan your career path.

Interest Assessment
A quick 30-question assessment that matches your interests to careers that may be a good fit for you.

Occupation Profile
Create a customized report for any of nearly 900 occupations, including national and state data on wages, employment, knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs), education and training, and links to more resources.

Target Occupation
See details for more than 900 occupations, including employment numbers, average salaries, and education and job duties. Also, link directly to local job postings and/or training programs.

Fastest Growing
Create a chart of the occupations expected to grow the fastest over the next several years and find details about employment, wages, and education; this job trends information can help you plan your career path.

Most Openings
Create a chart of the occupations expected to have the most openings over the next several years and find details about employment, number of estimated openings, wages, and education; this job trends information can help you plan your career path.

Green Careers
Thinking about a green career but confused about your options? This section provides an outline of green careers; learn about expected employment, average salaries, typical training requirements, and more.

Largest Employment
Create a chart of national and state occupations with the largest employment. This chart includes details about employment, earnings, and education.

Declining Employment
Create a chart of occupations with the largest declines in employment by state or nationwide. This chart includes details about employment, earnings, and education.

Compare Employment Trends
Create a chart of up to five occupations to view employment growth at a glance and compare occupations in a selected state to the national average.

License Finder
License requirements vary by state. Learn whether a career of interest requires a license in any of the 50 states, and find contact information for the agency in your state that oversees licensing.

Compare Occupations
Compare the employment trends of any occupation against other occupations and across industries at the state and national level.