Use Job Trend Data

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Labor market insights can be helpful as you explore career possibilities and prepare to search for opportunities. Use Lightcast to search continually job trends across the U.S. and learn about job types (job functions). This tool allows you to research career paths, job titles, growth trends of various roles, and desired skills for each position. The results presented will include:

  • General information about each specific job, including core job tasks
  • Employment trends for that job over the past two years, the current year, and projections for the next 10 years
  • Employers currently hiring for the role
  • Breakdown of education levels for people in the position
  • Annual earning (Note: This includes average salaries across both entry-level and experienced hires)
  • Technical skills and core competencies that are important to the job
  • List of job titles you might see of this role because employers often have slightly different titles for the same job


  1. Find Career Data by Selecting Keywords:
    • Enter keywords of various job titles and choose a state or search nationwide to learn more about that job.
  2. Filter by Industry and Occupation:
    • Search by industry and choose among popular occupation/job titles within that industry.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

This page includes information from the O*NET 25.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA. uConnect in partnership with Lightcast has modified all or some of this information. USDOL/ETA has not approved, endorsed, or tested these modifications.