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Notice: the Web Services API will be upgraded on March 5, 2019. See the API Version 1.9 page for more information.

Abilities details

https://services.onetcenter.org/ws/online/occupations/[O*NET-SOC Code]/details/abilities
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{
   "code" : "17-2051.00",
   "report" : "details",
   "display" : "short",
   "element" : [
      {
         "id" : "1.A.1.b.4",
         "related" : "https://services.onetcenter.org/ws/online/occupations/17-2051.00/related/abilities/1.A.1.b.4",
         "name" : "Deductive Reasoning",
         "description" : "The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.",
         "score" : {
            "scale" : "Importance",
            "important" : true,
            "value" : 75
         }
      },
      {
         "id" : "1.A.1.b.5",
         "related" : "https://services.onetcenter.org/ws/online/occupations/17-2051.00/related/abilities/1.A.1.b.5",
         "name" : "Inductive Reasoning",
         "description" : "The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).",
         "score" : {
            "scale" : "Importance",
            "important" : true,
            "value" : 75
         }
      },
      ...
   ]
}

This response returns ability descriptors for an occupation. Each element item includes the ID, name, and description of the corresponding Content Model element. It also includes a score item with the standardized Importance rating, when the numeric rating is available. The related attribute links to additional occupations where the element is important; see the Related occupations for Abilities service.

Up to 10 descriptors are returned by default. To see all descriptors, set the optional display parameter to long.

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