A comprehensive career reference. This book includes more than 60 career articles and more than 100 new photographs. Each article offers expanded career information, a bibliography, sidebars, and other user-friendly features, as well as an extended profile of someone working in the field.
The Survey of American Industry and Careers provides in-depth overviews of 112 core North American industries and related jobs and careers, current as of 2010. Drawing on data from authoritative sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as private institutions, and written by authors familiar with these fields, these detailed essays address all aspects of the industries covered, from their history to the outlook for their future in the coming decade.
v. 1. Food, agriculture, and natural resources / v. 2. Construction and trades / v. 3. Communications and the arts / v. 4. Business, finance, and government administration / v. 5. Education and social services / v. 6. Health care, medicine, and science / v. 7. Hospitality, human services, and tourism / v. 8. Computers and information technology / v. 9. Public safety, law, and security / v. 10. Manufacturing and transportation / v. 11. Retail, marketing, and sales
The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program produces employment and wage estimates annually for over 800 occupations. These estimates are available for the nation as a whole, for individual States, and for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas; national occupational estimates for specific industries are also available.