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Data sources for
Photonics Technicians

Sources for data displayed in, or linked from, this career's career overview are listed below. Unless otherwise stated:

  • Data from O*NET projects was collected under the O*NET-SOC 2019 occupation 17-3029.08 (Photonics Technicians).
  • BLS projections data was collected under the 2018 hybrid SOC occupation 17-3098 (Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other).
  • BLS industry employment data was collected under the 2018 hybrid SOC occupation 17-3098 (Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other).
  • BLS wage data was collected under the 2018 SOC occupation 17-3000 (Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians).
  • Data from other sources was collected under the 2018 SOC occupation 17-3029 (Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other).
Also called

2021 (analyst) reported job titles

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

What they do

O*NET-SOC 2019 taxonomy

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

On the job, you would

2013 (occupational expert) task statements

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

Knowledge

2013 (occupational expert) knowledge ratings

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

Skills

2013 (analyst) skills ratings

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

Abilities

2013 (analyst) abilities ratings

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

Personality

2009 (analyst) interests ratings
2013 (occupational expert) work styles ratings

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

Technology

O*NET technology examples

Source: O*NET 26.2 Database

Education

2013 (analyst) job zone ratings
CareerOneStop training links
CareerOneStop certification links

Sources: O*NET 26.2 Database, CareerOneStop external site

Job Outlook

2020-2030 BLS projections data
2021 BLS wage data

BLS projections data was collected under the 2018 hybrid SOC occupation 17-3098 (Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other).

BLS wage data was collected under the 2018 SOC occupation 17-3000 (Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians).

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics EP external site, Bureau of Labor Statistics OEWS external site

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2020 BLS industry employment by occupation

BLS industry employment data was collected under the 2018 hybrid SOC occupation 17-3098 (Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other).

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics EP external site