Before downloading these files, please read the information below regarding the amount of time required to download the files and the type of files that are being downloaded.
The following table displays estimates of the number of minutes required to download the OES ZIP files for two common kinds of connections. The download time of a file is dependent on the connection speed. Download times can vary depending on network traffic.
|Approximate Download Time in Minutes|
|ZIP File||28.8 KB||56 KB|
|National Estimates||less than 1||less than 1|
|Metropolitan Area Estimates||30||15|
|Nonmetropolitan Area Estimates||16||8|
|Sector Industry Estimates||3||2|
|3-digit Industry Estimates||6||3|
|4-digit Industry Estimates||14||7|
|5-digit Industry Estimates||3||2|
The above ZIP files contain Excel spreadsheets. A ZIP file utility is necessary to extract the files. How to view ZIP files
At the top of each spreadsheet is a description of the column labels. Opening the files in earlier versions of Excel or in other spreadsheet programs may cause the data to be truncated.
In addition to the occupational employment and wage estimates that can be downloaded above, OES has a limited amount of earlier data available upon request. For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions.
Last Modified Date: May 2, 2013