A few websites that will be helpful when researching your career topic:
Nationally recognized source of career information. Describes job activities, working conditions, the training and education need, earnings, and expected job prospects for a wide range of occupations.
Includes information about starting and changing careers. Also includes a list of valuable affiliated sites.
This site is a replacement for the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. This database allows searching by occupation or by job seeker skills.
The site, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education, is designed to provide information on high-growth, high-demand careers. The “Hot Careers” section allows one to view the fastest growing occupations by state in order of job openings.
On this site you can find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and a very extensive career resource library.
Use the Salary Wizard to determine what the average salary is for a given occupation in a selected state and metro area.
Use the salary calculator to compare salaries for your career in the nation and your area.