United States

Coding System Name

US SOC 2010

Version year


  • “Implementing the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification in the Occupational Employment Statistics program” by Audrey L. Watson, Monthly Labor Review, May 2013, pp. 36-49 “Revising the Standard Occupational Classification system for 2010” by Theresa Cosca and Alissa Emmel, Monthly Labor Review, August 2010, pp. 32-41 “The 2010 SOC: A classification system gets an update” by Alissa Emmel and Theresa Cosca, Occupational Outlook Quarterly, Summer 2010, Vol. 54, Number 2, pp. 13-19


  • Occupation (general population)

United States


  • US SOC 2018
  • US SOC 2000



Russ, D. E., Ho, K. Y., Colt, J. S., Armenti, K. R., Baris, D., Chow, W. H., Davis, F., Johnson, A., Purdue, M. P., Karagas, M. R., Schwartz, K., Schwenn, M., Silverman, D. T., Johnson, C. A., & Friesen, M. C. (2016). Computer-based coding of free-text job descriptions to efficiently identify occupations in epidemiological studies. Occupational and environmental medicine, 73(6), 417–424.

  • Socio-economic

  • Other