|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.
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.
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.
Coordinate an office's administrative activities and store, retrieve, and integrate information for dissemination to staff and clients.
|Administrative Services Manager||Persuading||
Plan, coordinate, and direct a broad range of services that allow organizations to operate efficiently.
|Advertising and Promotions Manager||Persuading||
Direct a firm’s or group’s advertising and promotional campaigns.
|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.
Design, test, and supervise the manufacture of aircraft, spacecraft, and missiles.
|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.
Apply knowledge of engineering technology and science to agriculture and the efficient use of biological resources.
|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.
|Agricultural or Food Scientist||Thinking||
Study farm crops and animals and develop ways of improving their quantity and quality.
Agricultural workers maintain the quality of farms, crops, and livestock by operating machinery and doing physical labor under the supervision of agricultural managers.
|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.
|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).
|Animal Caretaker, Groomer, or Trainer||Building||
Train, feed, water, groom, bathe, and exercise animals and clean and maintain their living spaces.
Announce station program information or public-service information, and introduce and close programs.
|Anthropologist or Archaeologist||Thinking||
Study the origin, development, and behavior of humans.
Use knowledge of the art and science of building design to develop the concepts for structures and turn those concepts into images and plans.
|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.
|Archivist or Curator||Organizing||
Preserve important objects and documents, including works of art, transcripts of meetings, photographs, coins and stamps, and historic objects.
Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications, appearing in periodicals, newspapers, and other printed or digital media.
|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.
|Athlete or Coach||Building||
Compete in organized, officiated sports events to entertain spectators.
Prevent, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.
Study the atmosphere's physical characteristics, motions, and processes, and the way in which these factors affect the rest of our environment.
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.
Diagnose and treat conditions related to the ear, including hearing loss and other auditory, balance, and related sensory and neural problems.
Perform basic care maintenance for automobiles, such as oil changes and tire rotations, diagnose more complex problems, and plan and execute vehicle repairs.
|Automotive Body or Glass Repairer||Building||
Automotive body and glass repairers restore, refinish, and replace vehicle bodies and frames, windshields, and window glass.
Bakers mix and bake ingredients according to recipes to make a variety of breads, pastries, and other baked goods.
|Bill or Account Collector||Organizing||
Locate and notify consumers or businesses with delinquent accounts and communicate to arrange repayment of debts.
|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.
Biological technicians help biological and medical scientists conduct laboratory tests and experiments.
Develop devices and procedures that solve medical and health-related problems by combining knowledge of biology and medicine with engineering principles and practices.
Make, install, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.
Set up, operate, and maintain the machinery to create bound books, magazines, and catalogs.
|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.
|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.
Develop, analyze, and execute budgets, and as estimate future financial needs for private businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.
Examine buildings, highways, streets and other structures to ensure that their construction, alteration, or repair complies with building codes and regulations.
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.
|Butcher or Meat Cutter||Building||
Butchers and meat cutters cut, trim, and package meat for retail sale.
|Buyer or Purchasing Agent||Persuading||
Buy a vast array of goods and services for resale, processing, or use within companies or institutions.
|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.
|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.
Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials.
Carpet installers lay carpet in homes, offices, restaurants, and many other types of buildings.
Count money, calculate totals, and collect customer information to process transactions at a cash register.
|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.