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This page provides detailed information on the career you selected, and also links you to more information.

Selected Career Table

1Description

The section provides a quick overview of what’s involved in the occupation you selected. From here you can link to a page that compares skills for the career you selected with skills used in your previous job.

2Details

This section includes the number of people currently employed in the field, average yearly openings, and typical wages and salaries. From here you can link to a page that shows job listings for this career.

3Typical Training

This section shows the typical education needed to enter this career; the level of work experience that may be required to enter this career; and the typical on-the-job training needed to advance in this career. Read more about this Education and Training Classification System from the U.S. Department of Labor. This section also lets you link to information about local training programs for this career (click on Find Training).

4Typical Job Duties

This section lists typical job duties a person in this career might have.

5Tools & Technology

This section lists some of the typical tools and technology used in this occupation.

6More Info

This section links to more information that may be useful as you explore career options.

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Where does this information come from?

Occupation Descriptions are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET).

Green IconData on green occupations are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) report, the Greening of the World of Work.

Bright OutlookData on Bright Outlook occupations are from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections.

Occupation Details, including employment and wage and salary data, are from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey.

Job listings information is from DirectEmployers.

Typical Training information is from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections.

Typical Job Duties are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET)’s task data.

Tools & Technology data are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Tools & Technology dataset.