National Compensation Survey - Wages

Occupational Classification System Manual

Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
About the Occupational Classification System Manual
Code  Census Job Title                           Industries Affected
      Teachers, exc. elementary & secondary
A118  —Abnormal psychology                      822
A135  —Accounting                               822
A159  —Accounting                               Exc. 821,822
A116  —Acoustics                                822
A134  —Activity therapy                         822
A128  —Actuarial science                        822
A153  —Adult basic education, college           All Industries
A159  —Adult basic education, exc. college      All Industries
A159  —Adult education                          829,833
A135  —Advertising                              822
A159  —Aerobic                                  All Industries
A116  —Aerodynamics                             822
A127  —Aeronautical engineering                 822
A127  —Aeronautics                              822
A119  —Agricultural economics                   822
A127  —Agricultural engineering                 822
A136  —Agricultural science                     822
A136  —Agriculture                              822
A136  —Agronomy                                 822
A128  —Algebra                                  822
A159  —Algebra                                  Exc. 821,822
A114  —Algology                                 822
A159  —Americanization                          829
A115  —Analytical chemistry                     822
A134  —Anatomy                                  822
A134  —Anesthesiology                           822
A114  —Animal anatomy                           822
A136  —Animal husbandry                         822
A136  —Animal nutrition                         822
A136  —Animal pathology                         822
A114  —Animal physiology                        822
A126  —Anthropology                             822
A136  —Apiculture                               822
A118  —Applied psychology                       822
A144  —Arabic                                   822
A136  —Arboriculture                            822
A126  —Archaeology                              822
A127  —Architectural engineering                822
A153  —Architecture                             822
A137  —Art                                      822
A159  —Art                                      Exc. 821,822
A137  —Art, n. s.                               822
A159  —Art, n. s.                               Exc. 821,822
A159  —Arts and crafts                          Exc. 821,822
A116  —Astronomy                                822
A116  —Astrophysics                             822
A138  —Athletics                                822
A159  —Athletics                                Exc. 821,822
A113  —Atmospheric science                      822
A116  —Atomic physics                           822
A159  —Auto mechanics                           Exc. 821,822
A159  —Auto-body repair                         Exc. 821,822
A127  —Automotive engineering                   822
A159  —Automotive service management            Exc. 821,822
A114  —Bacteriology                             822
A159  —Ballet                                   Exc. 821,822
A116  —Ballistics                               822
A119  —Banking                                  822
K457  —Barbering                                724,824
A159  —Baton                                    Exc. 821,822
K458  —Beauty culture                           723,824
A177  —Bible                                    829,866
A114  —Biochemistry                             822
A114  —Biological science                       822
A114  —Biology                                  822
A159  —Biology                                  Exc. 821,822
A128  —Biometry                                 822
A114  —Biophysics                               822
A128  —Biostatistics                            822
A158  —Blind                                    All Industries
A135  —Bookkeeping                              822
A159  —Bookkeeping                              Exc. 821,822
A114  —Botany                                   822
A159  —Bowling                                  793
A153  —Braille                                  822
A158  —Braille                                  Exc. 822
A159  —Bridge                                   791,794,799
A135  —Business administration                  822
A135  —Business education                       822
A159  —Business education                       Exc. 821,822
A135  —Business law                             822
A135  —Business machines                        822
A159  —Business machines                        Exc. 821,822
A128  —Calculus                                 822
A133  —Cardiology                               822
A117  —Cartography                              822
A127  —Ceramics                                 822
A159  —Ceramics                                 Exc. 821,822
A159  —Chefs                                    829
A127  —Chemical engineering                     822
A115  —Chemistry                                822
A159  —Chemistry                                Exc. 821,822
A118  —Child development                        822
A118  —Child psychology                         822
A134  —Childbirth and infant care               822
A159  —Childbirth and infant care               Exc. 821,822
A144  —Chinese                                  822
A134  —Chiropractic                             822
A137  —Choral                                   822
A159  —Choral                                   Exc. 821,822
A147  —Church history                           822
A159  —Citizenship                              Exc. 821,822
A124  —City planning                            822
A127  —Civil engineering                        822
A143  —Classics                                 822
A113  —Climatology                              822
A134  —Clinical laboratory service              822
A118  —Clinical psychology                      822
A159  —Clinical-laboratory aides                805-809
A134  —Clinical-laboratory aides                822
A149  —Clothing and textiles                    822
A159  —Commercial baking                        Exc. 821,822
A127  —Communications                           822
A143  —Composition                              822
A129  —Computer science                         822
A159  —Computer science                         Exc. 821,822
A159  —Consultant                               All Industries
A159  —Cooking                                  Exc. 821,822
A134  —Correctional therapy                     822
A159  —Corrective-therapy aides                 805-809
A134  —Corrective-therapy aides                 822
A148  —Costume design                           822
A143  —Creative writing                         822
A125  —Criminology                              822
A128  —Cryptoanalysis                           822
A128  —Cryptography                             822
A113  —Crystallography                          822
A159  —Culinary arts                            822
A159  —Customer-service-representative          481,482,489,491,493,494,497
A114  —Cytology                                 822
A136  —Dairy husbandry                          822
A136  —Dairy science                            822
A137  —Dancing                                  822
A159  —Dancing                                  Exc. 821,822
A158  —Deaf                                     All Industries
A134  —Dental assistants                        822
A134  —Dental hygiene                           822
A134  —Dental-laboratory technology             822
A134  —Dentistry                                822
A134  —Dermatology                              822
A127  —Design                                   822
A159  —Dietary aides                            805-809
A134  —Dietary aides                            822
A134  —Dietetics                                822
A147  —Divinity                                 822
A127  —Drafting                                 822
A159  —Drafting                                 Exc. 821,822
A137  —Dramatic art                             822
A159  —Dramatics                                829
A159  —Driving                                  Exc. 821,822
A159  —Dry cleaning                             Exc. 821,822
A113  —Earth sciences                           822
A114  —Ecology                                  822
A123  —Economic history                         822
A119  —Economics                                822
A159  —Economics                                Exc. 821,822
A139  —Education                                822
A139  —Educational administration               822
A118  —Educational psychology                   822
A134  —Educational therapy                      822
A127  —Electrical engineering                   822
A127  —Electronic science                       822
A127  —Electronics                              822
A159  —Electronics                              Exc. 821,822
A156  —Elementary                               821
A114  —Embryology                               822
A133  —Endocrinology                            822
A127  —Engineering                              822
A143  —English                                  822
A143  —English literature                       822
A114  —Entomology                               822
A126  —Ethnology                                822
A114  —Etiology                                 822
A143  —Etymology                                822
A138  —Exercise                                 822
A159  —Exercise                                 Exc. 821,822
A136  —Farm crops                               822
A136  —Farm management                          822
A119  —Finance                                  822
A137  —Fine arts                                822
A159  —First-aid                                Exc. 821,822
A159  —Fitness                                  All Industries
A153  —Flight                                   822
A159  —Flight                                   Exc. 821,822
A153  —Flight simulator                         822
A159  —Flight simulator                         Exc. 821,822
A159  —Floral design                            Exc. 821,822
A136  —Floriculture                             822
A159  —Flying                                   All Industries
A149  —Food and nutrition                       822
A115  —Food technology                          822
A144  —Foreign language                         822
A159  —Foreign language                         Exc. 821,822
A126  —Foreign service                          822
A119  —Foreign trade                            822
A153  —Foreign-student adviser                  822
A136  —Forest management                        822
A136  —Forest pathology                         822
A136  —Forest products                          822
A136  —Forestry                                 822
A144  —French                                   822
A159  —G.E.D.                                   Exc. 821
A133  —Gastroenterology                         822
A127  —General engineering                      822
A114  —Genetics                                 822
A113  —Geochemistry                             822
A113  —Geodesy                                  822
A117  —Geography                                822
A127  —Geological engineering                   822
A113  —Geological science                       822
A113  —Geology                                  822
A128  —Geometry                                 822
A159  —Geometry                                 Exc. 821,822
A113  —Geomorphology                            822
A113  —Geophysics                               822
A124  —Geopolitics                              822
A159  —Gericare aides                           805-809
A134  —Gericare aides                           822
A144  —German                                   822
A159  —Golf                                     791,794,799
A124  —Government                               822
A138  —Gymnasium                                822
A159  —Gymnasium                                Exc. 821,822
A133  —Gynecology                               822
A158  —Handicapped                              All Industries
A159  —Health                                   Exc. 821,822
A134  —Health administration                    822
A134  —Health education                         822
A134  —Health records technology                822
A134  —Hearing therapy                          822
A127  —Heat engineering                         822
A159  —Hebrew                                   Exc. 821,822
A114  —Helminthology                            822
A114  —Herpetology                              822
A127  —Highway engineering                      822
A133  —Histology                                822
A123  —Historiography                           822
A123  —History                                  822
A159  —History                                  Exc. 821,822
A159  —Home care and home health aides          805-809
A134  —Home care and home health aides          822
A149  —Home economics                           822
A159  —Home economics                           Exc. 821,822
A136  —Horticulture                             822
A159  —Hospital aides and assistants            805-809
A134  —Hospital aides and assistants            822
A133  —Human anatomy                            822
A118  —Human relations                          822
A147  —Humanities                               822
A127  —Hydraulics                               822
A116  —Hydrodynamics                            822
A113  —Hydrography                              822
A113  —Hydrology                                822
A113  —Hydrometeorology                         822
A134  —Hygiene                                  822
A135  —I.B.M.                                   822
A159  —I.B.M.                                   Exc. 821,822
A159  —Ice skating                              791,794,799
A114  —Ichthyology                              822
A133  —Immunology                               822
A159  —In-service education                     806
A148  —Industrial arts                          822
A159  —Industrial arts                          Exc. 821,822
A115  —Industrial chemistry                     822
A119  —Industrial economics                     822
A139  —Industrial education                     822
A135  —Industrial management                    822
A118  —Industrial psychology                    822
A134  —Inhalation therapy                       822
A159  —Inhalation-therapy aides                 805-809
A134  —Inhalation-therapy aides                 822
A115  —Inorganic chemistry                      822
A148  —Interior design                          822
A124  —International relations                  822
A119  —International trade                      822
A136  —Irrigation                               822
A144  —Italian                                  822
A143  —Journalism                               822
A159  —Judo                                     All Industries
A159  —Karate                                   All Industries
A159  —Key punch                                Exc. 821,822
A159  —Knitting                                 531,539,5949
A119  —Labor economics                          822
A126  —Labor relations                          822
A134  —Laboratory technology                    822
A148  —Landscape architecture                   822
A144  —Language                                 822
A159  —Language                                 Exc. 821,822
A145  —Law                                      822
A148  —Liberal arts                             822
A148  —Library science                          822
A114  —Limnology                                822
A159  —Link-trainer                             Exc. 821,822
A158  —Lip reading                              Exc. 821,822
A143  —Literature                               822
A127  —Machine design                           822
A159  —Machine shorthand                        Exc. 821,822
A114  —Mammalogy                                822
A159  —Manual arts                              Exc. 821,822
A134  —Manual arts therapy                      822
A159  —Manual-training                          Exc. 821,822
A159  —Manufacturing                            20-39
A127  —Marine engineering                       822
A119  —Marketing                                822
A125  —Marriage and family                      822
A128  —Mathematics                              822
A159  —Mathematics                              Exc. 821,822
A159  —Meat cutting                             Exc. 821,822
A127  —Mechanical drawing                       822
A127  —Mechanical engineering                   822
A159  —Medical aides                            805-809
A134  —Medical aides                            822
A133  —Medical pathology                        822
A116  —Medical physics                          822
A134  —Medical record librarians                822
A134  —Medical secretaries                      822
A133  —Medicine                                 822
A118  —Mental measurements                      822
A159  —Mental-health aides                      805-809
A134  —Mental-health aides                      822
A158  —Mentally retarded                        All Industries
A153  —Metal crafts                             822
A159  —Metal crafts                             Exc. 821,822
A127  —Metallography                            822
A127  —Metallurgical engineering                822
A127  —Metallurgy                               822
A147  —Metaphysics                              822
A113  —Meteorology                              822
A114  —Microbiology                             822
A153  —Military science                         822
A159  —Military science                         Exc. 821,822
A159  —Millinery                                Exc. 821,822
A113  —Mineral industry                         822
A113  —Mineralogy                               822
A127  —Mining                                   822
A159  —Modeling                                 Exc. 821,822
A114  —Morphology                               822
A127  —Motion and time study                    822
A159  —Motor                                    41(exc.412)
A137  —Music                                    822
A159  —Music                                    Exc. 821,822
A134  —Music therapy                            822
A114  —Mycology                                 822
A153  —Naval science                            822
A159  —Navigation                               Exc. 821,822
A114  —Nematology                               822
A133  —Neurological surgery                     822
A133  —Neurology                                822
A116  —Nuclear physics                          822
A159  —Nurse's aides                            805-809
A134  —Nurse's aides                            822
A159  —Nursing                                  806,824
A134  —Nursing                                  822
A159  —Nursing assistants                       805-809
A134  —Nursing assistants                       822
A134  —Nutrition                                822
A159  —Nutrition aides                          805-809
A134  —Nutrition aides                          822
A133  —Obstetrics                               822
A134  —Occupational therapy                     822
A159  —Occupational-therapy aides               805-809
A134  —Occupational-therapy aides               822
A113  —Oceanography                             822
A113  —Oceanology                               822
A159  —Office machines                          Exc. 821,822
A136  —Olericulture                             822
D348  —Operator's                               481
A133  —Opthalmology                             822
A134  —Opticianry                               822
A134  —Optometry                                822
K447  —Orderlies                                805-809
A134  —Orderlies                                822
A137  —Organ                                    822
A159  —Organ                                    Exc. 821,822
A115  —Organic chemistry                        822
A114  —Ornithology                              822
A133  —Orthopedics                              822
A114  —Osteology                                822
A133  —Osteopathic medicine                     822
A133  —Otolaryngology                           822
A134  —Oxygen therapy                           822
D348  —P.B.X.                                   481
A126  —Paleology                                822
A113  —Paleontology                             822
A114  —Parasitology                             822
A133  —Pathology                                822
A159  —Pathology-laboratory aides               805-809
A134  —Pathology-laboratory aides               822
A133  —Pediatrics                               822
A125  —Penology                                 822
A113  —Petrography                              822
A127  —Petroleum engineering                    All Industries
A113  —Petrology                                822
A115  —Pharmacognosy                            822
A133  —Pharmacology                             822
A134  —Pharmacy                                 822
A147  —Philosophy                               822
A137  —Photography                              822
A115  —Physical chemistry                       822
A138  —Physical education                       822
A159  —Physical education                       Exc. 821,822
A134  —Physical medicine                        822
A116  —Physical optics                          822
A134  —Physical therapy                         822
A159  —Physical-therapy aides                   805-809
A134  —Physicial-therapy aides                  822
A116  —Physics                                  822
A159  —Physics                                  Exc. 821,822
A133  —Physiology                               822
A114  —Phytopathology                           822
A137  —Piano                                    822
A159  —Piano                                    Exc. 821,822
A159  —Pilots                                   All Industries
A114  —Plant anatomy                            822
A136  —Plant pathology                          822
A114  —Plant physiology                         822
A114  —Plant taxonomy                           822
A127  —Plastics engineering                     822
A133  —Podiatry                                 822
A124  —Political science                        822
A136  —Pomology                                 822
A153  —Post-secondary, n.e.c.                   All Industries
A136  —Poultry husbandry                        822
A134  —Practical nursing                        822
A159  —Practical nursing                        Exc. 821,822
A134  —Prenatal                                 All Industries
A159  —Prison                                   All Industries
A208  —Prosthetic aides                         805-809
A134  —Prosthetic aides                         822
A114  —Protozoology                             822
A159  —Psychiatric aides                        805-809
A134  —Psychiatric aides                        822
A133  —Psychiatry                               822
A118  —Psychology                               822
A124  —Public administration                    822
A134  —Public health                            822
A137  —Public speaking                          822
A159  —Public speaking                          Exc. 821,822
A159  —Public-health aides                      805-809
A134  —Public-health aides                      822
A159  —RN                                       806,824
A134  —RN                                       822
A127  —Radar engineering                        822
A127  —Radio engineering                        822
A159  —Radio repair                             Exc. 821,822
A134  —Radiologic technology                    822
A133  —Radiology                                822
A159  —Real estate                              65
A134  —Recreation therapy                       822
A159  —Recreation-therapy aides                 805-809
A134  —Recreation-therapy aides                 822
A127  —Refrigeration engineering                822
A159  —Registered nurse                         806,824
A134  —Registered nurse                         822
A147  —Religion                                 822
A177  —Religion                                 Exc. 821,822
A137  —Remedial reading                         822
A158  —Remedial reading                         Exc. 821,822
A159  —Riding                                   791,794,799
A133  —Roentgenology                            822
A144  —Russian                                  822
A046  —Safety                                   Bureau of Mines 96
A159  —Safety                                   Red Cross 832,839
A159  —Sales                                    52-59
A128  —Sampling theory                          822
A127  —Sanitary engineering                     822
A154  —Science                                  822
A159  —Science                                  Exc. 821,822
A159  —Scuba diving                             All Industries
A148  —Secretarial                              Exc. 821
A194  —Seeing-eye dog                           All Industries
A113  —Seismology                               822
A136  —Sericulture                              822
A133  —Serology                                 822
A153  —Sewing                                   822
A159  —Sewing                                   Exc. 821,822
A127  —Ship construction                        822
A127  —Ship design                              822
A135  —Shorthand                                822
A159  —Shorthand                                Exc. 821,822
A136  —Silviculture                             822
A159  —Singing                                  Exc. 821,822
A159  —Skiing                                   Exc. 821,822
A159  —Skilled trades                           Exc. 821,822
A159  —Skin diving                              All Industries
A126  —Social science                           822
A159  —Social science                           Exc. 821,822
A146  —Social work                              822
A125  —Sociology                                822
A136  —Soil biology                             822
A136  —Soil conservation                        822
A136  —Soil science                             822
A144  —Spanish                                  822
A158  —Special education                        Exc. 822
A137  —Speech                                   822
A159  —Speech                                   Exc. 821,822
A137  —Speech and drama                         822
A134  —Speech pathology                         822
A134  —Speech therapy                           822
A159  —Speed reading                            824
A159  —Sports                                   Exc. 821,822
A137  —Stagecraft                               822
A128  —Statistical methods                      822
A128  —Statistics                               822
A159  —Stewardesses                             All Industries
A113  —Stratigraphy                             822
A133  —Surgery                                  822
A159  —Surgical aides                           805-809
A134  —Surgical aides                           822
A127  —Surveying                                822
A144  —Swahili                                  822
A138  —Swimming                                 822
A159  —Swimming                                 Exc. 821,822
A153  —Tailoring                                822
A159  —Tailoring                                Exc. 821,822
A114  —Taxonomy                                 822
A163  —Teacher and counselor                    All Industries
A127  —Television engineering                   822
A159  —Television repair                        Exc. 821,822
A149  —Textiles and clothing                    822
A147  —Theology                                 822
A127  —Theoretical and applied mechanics        822
A116  —Theoretical physics                      822
A134  —Therapy                                  822
A116  —Thermodynamics                           822
A128  —Topology                                 822
A133  —Toxicology                               822
A119  —Transportation economics                 822
A128  —Trigonometry                             822
A159  —Trigonometry                             Exc. 821,822
A154  —Tutor, n. s.                             822
A135  —Typing                                   822
A159  —Typing                                   Exc. 821,822
A124  —Urban planning                           822
A133  —Urology                                  822
A134  —Veterinary medicine                      822
A134  —Veterinary science                       822
A137  —Violin                                   822
A159  —Violin                                   Exc. 821,822
A133  —Virology                                 822
A159  —Visiting                                 832,836,839
A139  —Visual education                         822
A136  —Viticulture                              822
A159  —Vocal                                    Exc. 821,822
A148  —Vocational education                     822
A134  —Vocational rehabilitation                822
A159  —Vocational school                        PR 824
A159  —Vocational training                      822
A137  —Voice                                    822
A159  —Voice                                    Exc. 821,822
A113  —Volcanology                              822
A159  —Watchmaking                              Exc. 821,822
A159  —Water-safety                             791,794,799
A159  —Weather                                  Exc. 821,822
A159  —Weaving                                  Exc. 821,822
A159  —Welding                                  Exc. 821,822
A199  —Yoga                                     All Industries
A177  —Youth                                    866
A114  —Zoology                                  822
A154  —Specified subject not listed above       822
A159  —N. s.                                    20-39,41(exc.412),52-59,752,7542,
                                                   806,91-97
D348  —N. s.                                    481
C253  —N. s.                                    63,64
A159  —N. s.                                    65
A154  —N. s.                                    822
A159  —N. s.                                    824,829
A159  —N. s.                                    829(exc.bible school)
K457  —N. s.                                    Barber college 724
K458  —N. s.                                    Beauty school 723
A177  —N. s.                                    Bible school 829
A159  —N. s.                                    Business college 824
A159  —N. s.                                    Dancing school 791,794,799
A159  —N. s.                                    Flying school 824,829
A159  —N. s.                                    Health club 722,729
A159  —N. s.                                    Playground 791,794,799
A159  —N. s.                                    Riding academy 791,794,799
A177  —N. s.                                    Sunday school 866
A159  —N. s.                                    Swimming pool 791,794,799
A159  —N. s.                                    Vocational school PR 824
A159  —N. s.                                    Any not listed above exc. 821

Last modified: October 16, 2001

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