Data on Employment & Salary Trends

These websites provide occupation information, employment outlook, trends and salary information.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is a nationally recognized source of career information. Its web site is designed to provide valuable information for individuals making career decisions. This site contains links to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, the Occupational Outlook Quarterly magazine, and BLS employment projections. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects for a wide range of occupations. The BLS site also includes employment projections for occupations.

O*Net
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!  You can locate an occupation using a keyword, search for occupations by the knowledge, skills, or abilities required, or browse a list of occupations in a specific industry.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
This publication is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide assistance to individuals making career decisions.  A wide range of occupations are included, and for each occupation there is information about what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training, and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects.

NACE Salary Calculator
Find salary information for more than 1,000 occupations in 560+ regions nationwide!  This is also accessible on Clarion Career Connections.

Job Outlook 2016
Based on a survey of employers by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, this publication contains important career information and advice for college students.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly
This periodical is published four times a year by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. Each issue features several occupations and provides labor market and occupational projections. Back issues are archived on the site.

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry
This site offers a variety of publications related workforce information. The Career Guide published annually contains information for individuals exploring careers, including employment outlook and wage information for over 200 selected occupations.

Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board
Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board is a collaboration of Pittsburgh-area employers, educators, labor unions, policy makers and community-based organizations united to bridge the gap between job seekers and companies in need of talent. We serve every facet of the Pittsburgh-area workforce.

Last Updated 5/15/17