The data for various sections of Texas Career Check is curated from many different sources to bring you comprehensive and informative reports. While many of the sources have even more detailed information on some of the topics, care was taken in selecting relevant data points which added the most value.
The Careers section of Texas Career Check draws information from the following sources:
: this is the primary source of information for occupations. This is being developed and maintained by US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA)
Career One Stop
: Career One Stop, developed and maintained with support from the U.S. Department of Labor offers extensive data and tools for job seekers, businesses, students, and career advisors to research more on occupations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
: Bureau of Labor Statistics is the Federal agency that measures labor activity, working conditions, and price change in the economy. A few sections of the occupation summary report is derived from BLS.
Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI)
department of the Texas Workforce Commission: Texas Workforce Commission is the State agency which provides workforce development services for employees and employers for the state of Texas.
The Education section of Texas Career Check gets its information from Peterson’s
Undergraduate Database.The data is a result of Peterson’s Annual Surveys that are sent out to the various accredited institutions.