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Occupational Outlook

Labor Market Information Career Center & Occupational Outlook

Take a look at some of the "hot" jobs in the Bay Area!  Jobs that can provide a good career and a real future!

Occupation Profile! - Get wages, outlook, licensing, and more in the Career Tools section.

Compare Occupations compare the wages, outlook, job requirements and more for two occupations. Only California data is available for this feature at this time.  

Find Industries That Employ an Occupation to contact appropriate employers for job openings.

Find Occupations by Skills by checking skills you have now or plan to acquire, then explore occupations that match most of your skills. Only California data is available for this feature at this time.

Find Occupations That Use Similar Skills by entering your current or last job to receive a list of occupations with similar skills. Only California data is available for this feature at this time.

California Occupational Guides  provides statewide information about job duties, working conditions, employment outlook, wages, benefits, entrance requirements, and training.  read more...

Select Careers provides a close look at high-growth occupations in California, including county-level detail about employment, wages, and employer expectations.

License Information for Occupations - information on where to get the license; who issues the license; costs; and education/experience required.

Occupational Outlook Handbook provides the National perspective on what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Occupations in Demand provides a list of "demand occupations" or "fastest growing" occupations by area.


California Career Zone

Note:  These pages/information are maintained on a seperate website, the CareerZone, which was developed by the California Career Resource Network (CalCRN), the California Department of Education (CDE), and the Employment Development Department's Labor Market Information Division. Development of the California CareerZone has been paid for through an allocation of Carl Perkins funding from the California Department of Education.

Start with a self assessment

Self-Assessments can help you know yourself better. And knowing yourself better can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore. Choose one of the following three assessments to learn more about yourself:

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