A great FREE career resource!
TheOccupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides a lot of job- and career-related information absolutely FREE. This site — which is regularly updated — is valuable for you no matter what stage of your career.
Here are just some of the types of information you can find at the site:
- Median pay by occupation [You can even find a list of jobs whose median pay is $75,000 or more.]
- Occupations by level of education
- Positions that entail on-the-job training
- The number of current jobs and job openings by occupation
- The growth rate of jobs by occupation — projected to 2022
You can also find information by looking up specific industries and types ofoccupations. For example, in theBusiness and Financial Occupationscategory alone, there are 20 different occupations included.