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Thing > Intangible > Occupation

A profession, may involve prolonged training and/or a formal qualification.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Occupation
educationRequirements Text Educational background needed for the position or Occupation.
estimatedSalary MonetaryAmount  or
MonetaryAmountDistribution  or
Number  or
A property describing the estimated salary for a job posting based on a variety of variables including, but not limited to industry, job title, and location. The estimated salary is usually computed by outside organizations and therefore the hiring organization is not bound to this estimated salary.
experienceRequirements Text Description of skills and experience needed for the position or Occupation.
occupationLocation AdministrativeArea The region/country for which this occupational description is appropriate. Note that educational requirements and qualifications can vary between jurisdictions.
occupationalCategory Text Category or categories describing the job. Use BLS O*NET-SOC taxonomy: Ideally includes textual label and formal code, with the property repeated for each applicable value.
qualifications Text Specific qualifications required for this role or Occupation.
responsibilities Text Responsibilities associated with this role or Occupation.
skills Text Skills required to fulfill this role.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
subjectOf CreativeWork  or
A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing..
Inverse property: about.
url URL URL of the item.

Instances of Occupation may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
hasOccupation Person The Person's occupation. For past professions, use Role for expressing dates.
relevantOccupation JobPosting The Occupation for the JobPosting.


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