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COUN 100 - Career Exploration

Occupation Information Databases

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Latest information from the federal government on employment outlook, educational requirements, salary to expect - for most occupations.

CareerOneStop / America’s Career Infonet: A US Department of Labor-sponsored portal that provides extensive information about careers and job hunting, including: occupation and industry information, salary data, career exploration assistance, links to state job banks, resume advice, etc. Includes an online version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*NET OnLine: Explore occupations, identify your current job skills (and get a list of occupations that match your identified skills), discover related occupations, and get a snapshot of the skills and knowledge required for your selected occupation.

California Career Zone: Career exploration and planning system designed especially for students.

California Occupational Guides
: Information covering individual occupations or groups of related occupations, including statewide information about job duties, working conditions, employment outlook, wage data (state, regional, and local; minimum wage; and prevailing wages), benefits, entrance requirements, and training.

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Employment and wage estimates information by occupation from the federal government. The information is available at the national, state, and metropolitan area level. It is further categorized under managerial, professional, sales, clerical, service, agricultural, and production.

Indeed.com Salary Search: Look up current salaries by job type and location

Population, Wages, Cost of Living & Other Statistics

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