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Career Research Guide:
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Descriptions of the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions for over 500 occupations.
WORKnet (Wisconsin) Occupational Employment Statistics (OES)
Occupational employment numbers and wage estimates for the U.S., Wisconsin, larger metropolitan areas (MSAs) and regional areas.
Explore the broader WORKnet site
for more Wisconsin labor market information on careers, occupations, educational programs, wages and job growth.
Occupational Employment Statistics (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Annual employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations, 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.
Salary Search (Indeed.com)
Provides an overview of advertised salaries by job title and geographic location (city, state, zip code).
Offers several wizards for searching by job titles and salary range, estimating your actual job-market worth. (Basic information is free.)
Jobstar Salary Guide
Links to online salary surveys for a wide range of professions.
Enables comparisons of potential job salaries and evaluations of current salary.