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SOC Code (Standard Occupational Classification)
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Definition: The Standard Occupational Classification is a system used by all United States Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data.

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Occupational Information
Get more information on various occupations.

Salary and Benefits
Want to find out what you can expect to earn? This is where you'll find links to salary surveys.

Self Assessment
Before you pursue any career you should find out if you're well suited for it. You'll find links to resources that will help you do that.

Elsewhere on the Web:

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) User Guide
This is a detailed guide to the SOC. It includes explanations of the classification and coding structure, occupational coding, and classification guidelines.

SOC Major Groups
Here's a list of the 23 major groups in the Standard Occupational Classification Code.


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