Where the InformationComes From andWhat It Means
The information in this book came mostly from databases and publications created by the U.S. Department of Labor:
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provided growth-projection figures for industries and for the occupations within them. It also provided average earnings figures of occupations, both industry-wide and within specific industries. These figures are reported under a classifying system called Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), which organizes the U.S. workforce into approximately 800 job titles. Some other information reported under SOC titles included figures on the number of self-employed workers in each job and on the level of education required.
- Additional information ...