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The following sites are good places to start your career research. They will give you general information on career descriptions, salary, training requirements, job outlook and more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes career projections, salary info, job descriptions and more. Browse through occupation groups on the left, or use the search box by SEARCH HANDBOOK to look for a specific career.
Career One Stop
Search under EXPLORE CAREERS to find most detailed information. Provides national and state averages for salaries, job growth and more.
Check out the 'Learn More about this Occupation' link at the bottom of the WAGES page.
From the U.S. Dept of Labor. Gives overviews of careers, salary, training, skills, and more. Use the OCCUPATION SEARCH to look for a specific career, or browse under FIND OCCUPATIONS. Under TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY you can search by skill set.
Click the DETAILS link by VIEW REPORT to get the most specific information about your field.
Career Information Center
Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, audio/visual materials, and organizations.
Not as detailed as OOH or O*Net, but has good salary and job statistics. Use the top search box to find your career. Click Career Development to see which jobs suit you.