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Arm yourself with the best resources from BLS before choosing a career. Explore Careers or Find a Job.

Explore Careers

Jobseeker or WorkerOccupational Outlook Handbook
If you are looking to enter the job market, change jobs, or find career information, the Handbook can help. You can learn about the work, education and training requirements, advancement opportunities, employment, salary, and 10-year job outlook for hundreds of occupations. The Handbook also lists related occupations and sources of more information.

Career Information for Students
Search over 60 occupations by what interests you. Find out what people in an occupation do, how they get ready for it, salary information, and job outlook.

Career Outlook
The articles cover a wide range of topics on jobs and careers—from the job outlook to finding an internship.

Occupations by Education Level and Projected Growth
You can search for more than 800 occupations by their name, employment size, projected employment growth, wages, typical entry-level education, and training needed.

Occupational Employment and Wages by Area
Occupational employment and wages by area can help you find out where an occupation is common and how much you might expect to get paid for that occupation in different areas. These data are available for the nation, states, and metropolitan areas.

We have data that can help you compare not just what jobs pay but the paid time off, health insurance, retirement benefits, and other benefits employers provide. These data are available for broad occupational groups and for the nine regions of the United States.

Workplace Safety
Information about work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths in different jobs can help you choose a career path.

Find a Job

This is the career, training, and job search website of the U.S. Department of Labor. The website serves jobseekers, students, businesses, and career advisors with free online tools and other information and resources.

This site has job listings to help you launch a career in public service. It lists local, regional, and national information for all federal jobs. You can search by agency, job title, salary, location, or career field.

View our jobs that are open at BLS. We hire economists, mathematical statisticians, information technology specialists, research psychologists, budget analysts, human resources professionals, and others in our Washington, DC, headquarters and across the country.