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Software for providing the operation interface to the computer and providing higher-level services and application programming interfaces (APIs).
Examples include:
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Linux
  • UNIX
  • Apple macOS

Examples of occupations where workers may use operating system software:

360 occupations shown
Job ZoneCodeOccupation
413-2011.00Accountants and Auditors Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
529-1291.00Acupuncturists Bright Outlook
523-1021.00Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
311-3012.00Administrative Services Managers Bright Outlook
411-2011.00Advertising and Promotions Managers
317-3021.00Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
417-2011.00Aerospace Engineers Bright Outlook
413-1011.00Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Bright Outlook
319-4012.00Agricultural Technicians Bright Outlook
349-3011.00Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
253-6032.00Aircraft Service Attendants Bright Outlook
353-2022.00Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook
139-3091.00Amusement and Recreation Attendants
245-2021.00Animal Breeders
233-9011.00Animal Control Workers
239-2011.00Animal Trainers Bright Outlook
519-3091.00Anthropologists and Archeologists
413-2023.00Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate Bright Outlook
413-2022.00Appraisers of Personal and Business Property Bright Outlook
317-3011.00Architectural and Civil Drafters
511-9041.00Architectural and Engineering Managers
525-1062.00Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
427-1011.00Art Directors Bright Outlook
525-1121.00Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
519-2011.00Astronomers Bright Outlook
419-2021.00Atmospheric and Space Scientists
327-4011.00Audio and Video Technicians Bright Outlook
529-1181.00Audiologists Bright Outlook
253-6031.00Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
249-3021.00Automotive Body and Related Repairers
417-2141.02Automotive Engineers Bright Outlook
249-3022.00Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
349-3023.00Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
349-2091.00Avionics Technicians
339-5011.00Barbers Bright Outlook
343-3021.00Billing and Posting Clerks
519-1021.00Biochemists and Biophysicists Bright Outlook
417-2031.00Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Bright Outlook
411-9041.01Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers
519-1029.01Bioinformatics Scientists
415-2099.01Bioinformatics Technicians Bright Outlook
515-2041.01Biostatisticians Bright Outlook
415-1299.07Blockchain Engineers Bright Outlook
343-3031.00Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook
247-2021.00Brickmasons and Blockmasons
327-4012.00Broadcast Technicians
411-9199.11Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers
253-3051.00Bus Drivers, School
253-3052.00Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Bright Outlook
413-1199.04Business Continuity Planners Bright Outlook
415-2051.01Business Intelligence Analysts Bright Outlook
251-7011.00Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
317-3028.00Calibration Technologists and Technicians
353-5021.00Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
425-2023.00Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
243-5011.00Cargo and Freight Agents Bright Outlook
417-1021.00Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Bright Outlook
241-2011.00Cashiers Bright Outlook
319-4031.00Chemical Technicians
317-3022.00Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
417-2051.00Civil Engineers Bright Outlook
253-7061.00Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
519-2041.01Climate Change Policy Analysts Bright Outlook
427-1021.00Commercial and Industrial Designers
421-1094.00Community Health Workers Bright Outlook
411-9199.02Compliance Managers
313-1041.00Compliance Officers Bright Outlook
515-1221.00Computer and Information Research Scientists Bright Outlook
411-3021.00Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook
417-2061.00Computer Hardware Engineers Bright Outlook
415-1241.00Computer Network Architects
415-1231.00Computer Network Support Specialists Bright Outlook
415-1251.00Computer Programmers
525-1021.00Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
315-1211.00Computer Systems Analysts Bright Outlook
415-1299.08Computer Systems Engineers/Architects Bright Outlook
315-1232.00Computer User Support Specialists Bright Outlook
349-2011.00Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
419-1031.00Conservation Scientists
247-2061.00Construction Laborers Bright Outlook
349-9012.00Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
153-7011.00Conveyor Operators and Tenders Bright Outlook
313-1041.06Coroners Bright Outlook
243-4021.00Correspondence Clerks
353-7021.00Crane and Tower Operators
525-4012.00Curators Bright Outlook
243-4051.00Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook
313-1041.08Customs Brokers Bright Outlook
415-2051.00Data Scientists Bright Outlook
415-1243.01Data Warehousing Specialists Bright Outlook
415-1242.00Database Administrators Bright Outlook
415-1243.00Database Architects Bright Outlook
241-9011.00Demonstrators and Product Promoters
251-9081.00Dental Laboratory Technicians
343-9031.00Desktop Publishers
333-3021.00Detectives and Criminal Investigators
415-1299.06Digital Forensics Analysts Bright Outlook
135-9011.00Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
243-5032.00Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
415-1299.03Document Management Specialists Bright Outlook
247-2081.00Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
519-3011.00Economists Bright Outlook
317-3023.00Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
317-3012.00Electrical and Electronics Drafters
349-2093.00Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment Bright Outlook
349-2094.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
349-2095.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
417-2071.00Electrical Engineers
347-2111.00Electricians Bright Outlook
317-3024.00Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
417-2072.00Electronics Engineers, Except Computer Bright Outlook
329-2042.00Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
347-4011.01Energy Auditors
411-9072.00Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling Bright Outlook
413-1041.01Environmental Compliance Inspectors Bright Outlook
413-1041.03Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers Bright Outlook
251-9194.00Etchers and Engravers
247-5022.00Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
343-6011.00Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
311-3013.00Facilities Managers Bright Outlook
135-3023.00Fast Food and Counter Workers Bright Outlook
243-4071.00File Clerks
413-2061.00Financial Examiners Bright Outlook
411-3031.00Financial Managers Bright Outlook
513-2099.01Financial Quantitative Analysts Bright Outlook
413-2054.00Financial Risk Specialists Bright Outlook
417-2111.02Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers
239-1013.00First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers
237-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
349-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
343-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Bright Outlook
351-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
241-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook
411-9179.01Fitness and Wellness Coordinators
253-2031.00Flight Attendants Bright Outlook
319-4013.00Food Science Technicians Bright Outlook
235-3041.00Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
319-4092.00Forensic Science Technicians Bright Outlook
245-4011.00Forest and Conservation Workers
333-2022.00Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Bright Outlook
417-2141.01Fuel Cell Engineers Bright Outlook
239-3012.00Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners
411-1021.00General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook
417-1022.01Geodetic Surveyors Bright Outlook
415-1299.02Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
313-1041.04Government Property Inspectors and Investigators Bright Outlook
427-1024.00Graphic Designers
251-4033.00Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
339-5012.00Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Bright Outlook
417-2111.00Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
415-1211.01Health Informatics Specialists Bright Outlook
329-9021.00Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars Bright Outlook
253-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
249-9098.00Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
249-9031.00Home Appliance Repairers
231-1121.00Home Health Aides Bright Outlook
235-9031.00Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook
517-2112.01Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists Bright Outlook
413-1071.00Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook
311-3051.06Hydroelectric Production Managers
319-4044.00Hydrologic Technicians
519-2041.03Industrial Ecologists Bright Outlook
317-3026.00Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
417-2112.00Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook
415-1212.00Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook
415-1299.05Information Security Engineers Bright Outlook
415-1299.09Information Technology Project Managers Bright Outlook
247-2131.00Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
313-1032.00Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
243-9041.00Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
441-3021.00Insurance Sales Agents Bright Outlook
413-2053.00Insurance Underwriters
433-3021.06Intelligence Analysts
337-2011.00Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
523-1023.00Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
523-1012.00Judicial Law Clerks
253-7062.00Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook
137-3011.00Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers Bright Outlook
151-6011.00Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
525-4022.00Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
243-4121.00Library Assistants, Clerical
325-4031.00Library Technicians
329-2061.00Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
253-3033.00Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
247-5044.00Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining
343-4131.00Loan Interviewers and Clerks
245-4023.00Log Graders and Scalers
413-1081.02Logistics Analysts Bright Outlook
411-9199.08Loss Prevention Managers
529-1122.01Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Bright Outlook
137-2012.00Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
243-9051.00Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
349-9071.00Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Bright Outlook
349-9043.00Maintenance Workers, Machinery Bright Outlook
413-1111.00Management Analysts Bright Outlook
413-1161.00Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook
411-2021.00Marketing Managers Bright Outlook
249-9011.00Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook
417-2141.00Mechanical Engineers Bright Outlook
417-2199.05Mechatronics Engineers
427-2012.05Media Technical Directors/Managers Bright Outlook
411-9111.00Medical and Health Services Managers Bright Outlook
331-9092.00Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
349-9062.00Medical Equipment Repairers Bright Outlook
329-2072.00Medical Records Specialists Bright Outlook
519-1042.00Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
243-6013.00Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Bright Outlook
331-9094.00Medical Transcriptionists
243-5041.00Meter Readers, Utilities
519-1022.00Microbiologists Bright Outlook
517-2199.06Microsystems Engineers
425-2022.00Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
417-2151.00Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
251-9023.00Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
239-3021.00Motion Picture Projectionists
349-3052.00Motorcycle Mechanics
251-4081.00Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
517-2199.09Nanosystems Engineers
417-3026.01Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists and Technicians
415-1244.00Network and Computer Systems Administrators
329-2099.01Neurodiagnostic Technologists Bright Outlook
217-3029.01Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
417-2161.00Nuclear Engineers
319-4051.02Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
319-4051.00Nuclear Technicians
419-5011.00Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Bright Outlook
331-2011.00Occupational Therapy Assistants Bright Outlook
243-9061.00Office Clerks, General Bright Outlook
243-9071.00Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
413-1199.06Online Merchants Bright Outlook
247-2073.00Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
515-2031.00Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook
329-2099.05Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Bright Outlook
529-1022.00Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Bright Outlook
529-1242.00Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric
247-2141.00Painters, Construction and Maintenance
329-2043.00Paramedics Bright Outlook
233-3041.00Parking Enforcement Workers
253-6061.00Passenger Attendants
329-2099.08Patient Representatives Bright Outlook
529-1243.00Pediatric Surgeons
415-1299.04Penetration Testers Bright Outlook
417-2171.00Petroleum Engineers
231-9095.00Pharmacy Aides
417-2199.07Photonics Engineers
331-2021.00Physical Therapist Assistants Bright Outlook
519-2012.00Physicists Bright Outlook
147-2161.00Plasterers and Stucco Masons
333-3051.00Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
333-3021.02Police Identification and Records Officers
243-5051.00Postal Service Clerks
243-5052.00Postal Service Mail Carriers
211-9131.00Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
251-8013.00Power Plant Operators
351-5111.00Prepress Technicians and Workers
333-9021.00Private Detectives and Investigators Bright Outlook
243-3061.00Procurement Clerks
427-2012.00Producers and Directors Bright Outlook
413-1082.00Project Management Specialists Bright Outlook
411-9141.00Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers Bright Outlook
231-1133.00Psychiatric Aides Bright Outlook
427-3031.00Public Relations Specialists Bright Outlook
319-4099.01Quality Control Analysts
411-3051.01Quality Control Systems Managers
417-2072.01Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists Bright Outlook
349-2021.00Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
249-3043.00Rail Car Repairers
419-1031.02Range Managers
243-4171.00Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook
439-9032.00Recreation Workers Bright Outlook
429-1141.00Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
411-9199.01Regulatory Affairs Managers
419-2099.01Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists
419-4099.03Remote Sensing Technicians
233-9099.02Retail Loss Prevention Specialists
241-2031.00Retail Salespersons Bright Outlook
417-2199.08Robotics Engineers
317-3024.01Robotics Technicians
147-5071.00Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
253-5011.00Sailors and Marine Oilers
441-9031.00Sales Engineers Bright Outlook
411-2022.00Sales Managers
241-3091.00Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook
441-4012.00Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook
441-4011.00Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
233-9094.00School Bus Monitors
243-6014.00Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Bright Outlook
441-3031.00Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents Bright Outlook
349-2098.00Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
413-1199.07Security Management Specialists Bright Outlook
411-3013.01Security Managers Bright Outlook
527-1027.00Set and Exhibit Designers Bright Outlook
247-2211.00Sheet Metal Workers
353-5031.00Ship Engineers
251-6042.00Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
253-3053.00Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs Bright Outlook
251-3023.00Slaughterers and Meat Packers
519-3041.00Sociologists Bright Outlook
415-1252.00Software Developers Bright Outlook
415-1253.00Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers Bright Outlook
347-1011.03Solar Energy Installation Managers
417-2199.11Solar Energy Systems Engineers
327-4014.00Sound Engineering Technicians
425-2057.00Special Education Teachers, Middle School
427-1014.00Special Effects Artists and Animators Bright Outlook
331-9099.01Speech-Language Pathology Assistants Bright Outlook
351-8021.00Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
515-2041.00Statisticians Bright Outlook
253-7065.00Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook
329-2055.00Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook
243-2011.00Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
427-2012.04Talent Directors Bright Outlook
253-7121.00Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
253-3054.00Taxi Drivers Bright Outlook
315-1241.01Telecommunications Engineering Specialists
349-2022.00Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers Bright Outlook
249-9052.00Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers Bright Outlook
243-2021.00Telephone Operators
247-2053.00Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
251-6061.00Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
251-6062.00Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
247-2044.00Tile and Stone Setters Bright Outlook
223-2093.00Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
353-6041.00Traffic Technicians
413-1151.00Training and Development Specialists Bright Outlook
233-9093.00Transportation Security Screeners
411-3071.00Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers Bright Outlook
239-3031.00Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
417-2112.02Validation Engineers Bright Outlook
415-1255.01Video Game Designers Bright Outlook
351-8031.00Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
417-2051.02Water/Wastewater Engineers Bright Outlook
247-4099.03Weatherization Installers and Technicians
415-1299.01Web Administrators Bright Outlook
415-1255.00Web and Digital Interface Designers Bright Outlook
315-1254.00Web Developers Bright Outlook
251-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
251-4122.00Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
313-1022.00Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
417-2199.10Wind Energy Engineers
251-7042.00Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing