Career Search

Title Interest Area Summary Average Earnings Growth
Accountant or Auditor Organizing

Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

$59,430 22%
Actor Creating

Actors express ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts media. They also work at theme parks or other live events. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.

$33,180 13%
Actuary Organizing

Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk that an event will occur and they help businesses and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk. Actuaries’ work is essential to the insurance industry.

$84,810 21%
Administrative Assistant Organizing

Coordinate an office's administrative activities and store, retrieve, and integrate information for dissemination to staff and clients.

$29,050 11%
Administrative Services Manager Persuading

Plan, coordinate, and direct a broad range of services that allow organizations to operate efficiently.

$73,520 12%
Advertising and Promotions Manager Persuading

Direct a firm’s or group’s advertising and promotional campaigns.

$80,222 -2%
Advertising Sales Agent Persuading

Sell or solicit advertising primarily for newspapers and periodicals, television and radio, websites, telephone directories, and direct mail and outdoor advertisers.

$43,480 7%
Aerospace Engineer Thinking

Design, test, and supervise the manufacture of aircraft, spacecraft, and missiles.

$92,520 10%
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Building

Aerospace engineering and operations technicians operate and maintain equipment used in testing new aircraft and spacecraft. Increasingly, their job requires programming and running computer simulations that test new designs. Their work is critical in preventing the failure of key parts of new aircraft, spacecraft, or missiles. They also help in quality assurance, testing, and operation of high-technology equipment used in producing aircraft and the systems that go into the aircraft.

$58,080 -2%
Agricultural Engineer Thinking

Apply knowledge of engineering technology and science to agriculture and the efficient use of biological resources.

$68,730 12%
Agricultural or Food Science Technician Building

Under the supervision of scientists, agricultural and food science technicians measure and analyze the quality of food and agricultural products.

$32,760 7%
Agricultural or Food Scientist Thinking

Study farm crops and animals and develop ways of improving their quantity and quality.

$57,980 16%
Agricultural Worker Building

Agricultural workers maintain the quality of farms, crops, and livestock by operating machinery and doing physical labor under the supervision of agricultural managers.

$18,970 -3%
Air Traffic Controller Persuading

Coordinate the movement of air traffic to make certain that planes stay a safe distance apart and travel efficiently to minimize delays.

$111,870 13%
Aircraft or Avionics Equipment Mechanic or Technician Building

Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft. They also perform aircraft inspections as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

$55,230 2%
Animal Caretaker, Groomer, or Trainer Building

Train, feed, water, groom, bathe, and exercise animals and clean and maintain their living spaces.

$19,360 21%
Announcer Creating

Announce station program information or public-service information, and introduce and close programs.

$25,900 -4%
Anthropologist or Archaeologist Thinking

Study the origin, development, and behavior of humans.

$53,910 28%
Architect Creating

Use knowledge of the art and science of building design to develop the concepts for structures and turn those concepts into images and plans.

$70,320 16%
Architectural or Engineering Manager Persuading

Architectural and engineering managers plan, coordinate, and direct activities in architecture and engineering, including research and development in these fields.

$119,260 9%
Archivist or Curator Organizing

Preserve important objects and documents, including works of art, transcripts of meetings, photographs, coins and stamps, and historic objects.

$42,967 20%
Art Director Creating

Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications, appearing in periodicals, newspapers, and other printed or digital media.

$76,980 12%
Assembler or Fabricator Building

Assemblers and fabricators assemble both finished products and the parts that go into them. They use tools, machines, and their hands to make engines, computers, aircraft, toys, electronic devices, and more.

$28,360 5%
Athlete or Coach Building

Compete in organized, officiated sports events to entertain spectators.

$30,850 23%
Athletic Trainer Helping

Prevent, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.

$39,640 37%
Atmospheric Scientist Thinking

Study the atmosphere's physical characteristics, motions, and processes, and the way in which these factors affect the rest of our environment.

$81,290 15%
Attorney Persuading

Represent parties in criminal and civil trials, counsel clients about their legal rights and obligations, and suggest particular courses of action in business and personal matters.

$110,590 13%
Audiologist Thinking

Diagnose and treat conditions related to the ear, including hearing loss and other auditory, balance, and related sensory and neural problems.

$62,030 25%
Auto Mechanic Building

Perform basic care maintenance for automobiles, such as oil changes and tire rotations, diagnose more complex problems, and plan and execute vehicle repairs.

$33,760 5%
Automotive Body or Glass Repairer Building

Automotive body and glass repairers restore, refinish, and replace vehicle bodies and frames, windshields, and window glass.

$37,580 19%
Baker Building

Bakers mix and bake ingredients according to recipes to make a variety of breads, pastries, and other baked goods.

$23,450 2%
Bill or Account Collector Organizing

Locate and notify consumers or businesses with delinquent accounts and communicate to arrange repayment of debts.

$29,460 19%
Biochemist or Biophysicist Thinking

Biochemists and biophysicists study the chemical and physical principles of living things and of biological processes such as cell development, growth, and heredity.

$79,390 31%
Biological Technician Building

Biological technicians help biological and medical scientists conduct laboratory tests and experiments.

$39,020 14%
Biomedical Engineer Thinking

Develop devices and procedures that solve medical and health-related problems by combining knowledge of biology and medicine with engineering principles and practices.

$77,400 72%
Boilermaker Building

Make, install, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.

$52,260 19%
Bookbinder Building

Set up, operate, and maintain the machinery to create bound books, magazines, and catalogs.

$28,090 -19%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk Persuading

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.

$34,030 14%
Broadcast or Sound Engineering Technician Building

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians set up, operate, and maintain the electrical equipment for radio and television broadcasts, concerts, sound recordings, and movies and in office and school buildings.

$39,870 10%
Budget Analyst Organizing

Develop, analyze, and execute budgets, and as estimate future financial needs for private businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.

$65,320 15%
Building Inspector Building

Examine buildings, highways, streets and other structures to ensure that their construction, alteration, or repair complies with building codes and regulations.

$50,180 17%
Bus Driver Building

Bus drivers transport people between various places—including, work, school, shopping malls—and across state and national borders. Some drive regular routes, and others transport passengers on chartered trips or sightseeing tours. They drive a range of vehicles, from 15-passenger buses to 60-foot articulated buses (with two connected sections) that can carry more than 100 passengers.

$29,550 9%
Butcher or Meat Cutter Building

Butchers and meat cutters cut, trim, and package meat for retail sale.

$28,490 5%
Buyer or Purchasing Agent Persuading

Buy a vast array of goods and services for resale, processing, or use within companies or institutions.

$62,513 7%
Camera Operator or Film Editor Building

Use cameras to shoot a wide range of material, including television series, studio programs, news and sporting events; edit soundtracks, film, and video for the motion picture and television industries.

$46,115 11%
Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician Building

Assist physicians in diagnosing and treating ailments of the heart and blood vessels; administer tests, examine patient data, and assist during medical procedures.

$47,010 24%
Carpenter Building

Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials.

$37,440 13%
Carpet Installer Building

Carpet installers lay carpet in homes, offices, restaurants, and many other types of buildings.

$36,090 10%
Cashier Organizing

Count money, calculate totals, and collect customer information to process transactions at a cash register.

$16,980 4%
Cement Mason or Terrazzo Worker Building

Cement masons pour, smooth, and finish concrete floors, sidewalks, roads, and curbs. Using a cement mixture, terrazzo workers create durable and decorative surfaces for floors and stairways.

$35,830 29%