Industries API Endpoint Documentation

A list of industries available for company search.

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The jobdata API's Industries endpoint serves as a beacon for those seeking to explore opportunities across a diverse range of sectors. This documentation section delves deep into the functionalities and usage of the Industries endpoint, providing you with a comprehensive guide to harnessing industry-specific job data effectively.

Endpoint Overview

Endpoint (list): /api/industries/

Endpoint (single element): /api/industries/{id}/

Method: GET

Authorization Required: Yes

Description: The Industries endpoint is a vital resource for accessing a list of all industries recognized within the jobdata API ecosystem. This data is crucial for users aiming to categorize job listings or search for opportunities within specific sectors. Whether you're a job platform seeking to offer filtered searches or a researcher analyzing job market trends, understanding the landscape of industries is essential.

Request Methods

To interact with the Industries endpoint, you must include an authorization header with your API key. Below are examples of how to make a request using both curl and Python, two common tools for API interactions.

Using curl

curl -X GET "" \
     -H "Authorization: Api-Key YOUR_API_KEY"

Using Python

import requests

url = ""
headers = {"Authorization": "Api-Key YOUR_API_KEY"}
response = requests.get(url, headers=headers)


The Industries endpoint is straightforward and does not require any query parameters. The only prerequisite for access is the inclusion of a valid API key in the authorization header.

Response Structure

Upon a successful request, the API returns a JSON object containing an array of industries. Each industry is represented with a unique identifier and a name that describes the sector. This structured response allows for easy integration and manipulation within your applications.

Example Response

  {"id":8,"name":"Advertising Services"},
  {"id":245,"name":"Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing"},
  {"id":189,"name":"Agriculture, Construction, Mining Machinery Manufacturing"},
  {"id":56,"name":"Airlines and Aviation"},
  {"id":219,"name":"Alternative Medicine"},
  // Additional industries omitted for brevity

Use Cases

  • Job Search Platforms: Incorporate industry data to enhance search functionality, enabling users to filter job listings by their preferred sector.
  • Market Research: Analysts and researchers can leverage industry information to study employment trends, sector growth, and workforce distribution.
  • Career Advisory Services: Career coaches and advisory platforms can use detailed industry data to guide job seekers towards industries that match their skills and interests.
  • Business Planning: Companies looking to expand or diversify can analyze job market data across different industries to make informed decisions.


  • Ensure to replace YOUR_API_KEY with your actual jobdata API key in the authorization header.
  • The job market is dynamic, with new industries emerging and others evolving. Regularly check the Industries endpoint for the most up-to-date information.

The Industries endpoint of the jobdata API is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to gain insights into the job market's industry-specific dynamics. By providing detailed and structured industry data, it opens up numerous possibilities for job search platforms, market research, and career guidance.

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