Data Sources and Limitations


for Occupational Filter Definitions

Health Care
Health care occupations are those determined to be necessary for the delivery of health care services. An initial determination was made in partnership with industry in 2005, and has been updated subsequently as the number of Oregon Employment Department published occupations has increased.

All Non-Health Care
This list excludes health care occupations, but includes all other occupations. Health care occupations are those determined to be necessary for the delivery of health care services.

Manufacturing
Manufacturing occupations are defined here as those with greater than 25 percent of their occupational employment in a manufacturing industry.

STEM Occupations
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) occupations are based on the Brookings Institution definition, which uses O*Net knowledge scores to determine if an occupation requires a high level of STEM-related knowledge. This definition has also been adopted by the Oregon STEM Council.

Apprenticeable Occupations
This list includes occupations that are linked to currently approved Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries apprenticeship programs.

Contact: Jessica Nelson
(503) 947-1276
Jessica.R.Nelson@oregon.gov