The Summary report will provide an overview or snapshot of the selected occupation, displaying the most important descriptors.
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Except as noted, report data comes from the O*NET Database. See External Data Sources for more information.
Many sections of the Summary report show the five most important descriptors initially. A button at the top of the section indicates the total number available to see. To show all descriptors, click the button with the chevron icon.
When the Related occupations icon appears next to an item, you can click it to see a list of related occupations. For example, selecting the Related occupations icon next to a particular skill shows occupations where that skill is an important part of the work. Click on any listed occupation to see its full Summary report.
The data in O*NET OnLine is regularly updated as part of an ongoing data collection program. In the upper right hand corner of the report, a link is provided to information regarding the data source and date of update. (See: Data Collection Information)
With few exceptions, the report will include all of the items listed and described. Report exceptions, such as "Military Occupations", will be brief. In the example given, the O*NET Data Collection Program does not include "Military Occupations". Exceptions such as this will be noted. In all cases, the full range of available occupational information will be provided.