U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
Observe, research, and interpret astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge or apply such information to practical problems.
Illustrative example: Astrophysicist
Broad Occupation: 19-2010 Astronomers and Physicists
Minor Group: 19-2000 Physical Scientists
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide
Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010