SOC: Standard Occupational Classification
SOC classifies workers into occupational categories. Workers are classified into 23 major groups, each with a 2-digit code followed by 4 zeros. Within these 23 groups are 840 detailed occupations. Each occupational code replaces the last 4 digits of the major group code, resulting in a unique 6-digit code for each occupation.
SOC 11-0000, Management Occupations, is one of the 23 major occupational groups.
Within this group, occupations have SOC codes such as:
11-1000 Top Executives
11-2021 Marketing Managers
11-3031 Financial Managers