|Title||Interest Area||Summary||Average Earnings||Growth|
Use creativity and knowledge of food to develop and prepare recipes, direct cooks in the kitchen, deal with food-related concerns, and provide leadership.
Apply the principles of chemistry to solve problems involving the production or use of chemicals and other products.
Chemical technicians use special instruments and techniques to help scientists and engineers in researching, developing, and producing chemical products and processes.
|Chemist or Materials Scientist||Thinking||
Search for new knowledge about chemical compounds and apply that knowledge to create new products and processes in industries such as technology, manufacturing, electronics, and pharmaceuticals.
|Child Care Worker||Helping||
Nurture, teach, and care for children who have not yet entered kindergarten, and supervise older children before and after school.
|Child, Family and School Social Worker||Helping||
Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families.
Diagnose and treat patients with problems of the musculoskeletal system and provide natural, drugless, nonsurgical treatments to improve health.
Design and supervise the construction of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and water supply and sewage systems.
|Civil Engineering Technician||Building||
Civil engineering technicians help civil engineers plan and design the construction of highways, bridges, utilities, and other major infrastructure projects. They also help with commercial, residential, and land development.
|Claims Adjuster or Investigator||Organizing||
Investigate insurance claims, negotiate settlements, and authorize payments to the policyholders who make a claim.
|Clinical Laboratory Technologist or Technician||Thinking||
Perform laboratory tests to examine bodily fluids and cells and assist in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
|Commercial or Industrial Designer||Creating||
Combine knowledge of art, business, and engineering to design everyday products including vehicles, appliances, furniture, toys, and housewares.
|Compensation or Benefits Manager||Persuading||
Compensation managers plan, direct, and coordinate how much an organization pays its employees and how employees are paid. Benefits managers plan, direct, and coordinate retirement plans, health insurance, and other benefits that an organization offers its employees.
|Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist||Organizing||
Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists conduct an organization’s compensation and benefits programs. They also evaluate job positions to determine details such as classification and salary.
|Computer and IS Manager||Persuading||
Oversee technical aspects of an organization, such as software development, network security, and Internet operations.
|Computer Hardware Engineer||Thinking||
Research, design, develop, test, and oversee the manufacture and installation of computer hardware, including computer chips, circuit boards, computer systems, and related equipment such as keyboards, routers, and printers.
|Computer Network or Database Administrator||Organizing||
Help individuals and organizations share and store information through computer networks and systems, the Internet, and computer databases.
Use knowledge of computer programming languages to write software programs based on a given design.
Install, fix, and maintain many of the machines that are used by businesses, households, and consumers, including office machines, ATMs, and mainframe computers.
Solve complex business, scientific, and general computing problems by designing, creating, and inventing new technology.
|Computer Software Engineer||Thinking||
Apply the theories and principles of computer science and mathematical analysis to create, test, and evaluate the software applications and systems that make computers work.
|Computer Support Specialist||Building||
Provide technical assistance, support, and advice to individuals and organizations that depend on information technology.
|Computer Systems Analyst||Thinking||
Use knowledge of information technology tools to help organizations design, select, and configure computer systems to achieve business goals.
|Computer, ATM, or Office Machine Repairer||Building||
Computer, ATM, and office machine repairers install, fix, and maintain many of the machines that businesses, households, and other consumers use.
|Construction Equipment Operator||Building||
Construction equipment operators drive, maneuver, or control the heavy machinery used to construct roads, bridges, buildings, and other structures.
|Construction Laborer or Helper||Building||
Construction laborers and helpers do many basic tasks that require physical labor on construction sites.
Plan, direct, coordinate, and budget a wide variety of construction projects, including the building of all types of residential, commercial, and industrial structures, roads, bridges, schools, and hospitals.
Prepare, season, and cook a wide range of foods, in restaurants as well as other places where food is served, such as grocery stores, schools and hospitals.
Oversee individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve time in a jail, reformatory, or penitentiary; maintain order within institutions and enforce rules and regulations.
Collect and analyze data on all of the factors that can affect the cost of a proposed project, such as materials, labor, and duration, to develop cost information that business owners and managers use to make decisions.
|Courier or Messenger||Building||
Pick up and deliver documents and packages for individuals, businesses, institutions, and government agencies.
Create verbatim transcripts of speeches, conversations, legal proceedings, meetings, and other events.
Create or reproduce handmade objects for sale or exhibition in studios, retail outlets, or at arts-and-crafts shows.
|Customer Service Representative||Persuading||
Respond to customer inquiries, requests, and complaints, and make sure that any problems the customer is experiencing are resolved.
|Dancer or Choreographer||Creating||
Perform or create dances in a variety of settings, including musical productions, movies, music videos, and commercials.
|Delivery Truck Driver or Driver/Sales Worker||Building||
Delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers pick up, transport, and drop off packages and small shipments within a local region or urban area. They drive trucks with a 26,000-pound gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity or less. Most of the time, they transport merchandise from a distribution center to businesses and households.
Perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, including instructing patients on oral healthcare; preparing dental instruments and equipment; and assisting with dental procedures.
Examine patients' teeth and gums, teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene, and provide other preventive dental care.
|Dental or Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician or Medical Appliance Technician||Building||
Dental and ophthalmic laboratory technicians and medical appliance technicians construct, fit, or repair devices that increase function in the lives of patients. These devices include dentures, eyeglasses, and prosthetics.
Diagnose and treat problems with teeth and tissues in the mouth; give advice and administer care to help prevent future problems.
Use computer software to format and combine text, data, photographs, charts, and other graphic art or illustrations into prototypes of pages and other documents that are to be printed.
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographer||Thinking||
Operate special equipment using high frequency sound waves to examine patients and generate images for the assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions.
|Diesel Service Technician or Mechanic||Building||
Diesel service technicians and mechanics inspect, repair, or overhaul buses, trucks, and anything else with a diesel engine.
|Dietitian or Nutritionist||Thinking||
Promote healthy eating habits and recommend dietary modifications by planning food and nutrition programs, supervising meal preparation, and overseeing the serving of meals.
Prepare technical drawings and plans to be used by production and construction workers to build everything from microchips to skyscrapers.
Build, apply, or fasten interior and exterior wallboards or wall coverings in residential, commercial, and other structures
Conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts on a wide variety of issues, including energy costs, inflation, interest rates, employment levels, and business cycles.
Review, rewrite, and edit the work of writers; review story ideas proposed by staff and freelance writers to decide what material will appeal to readers; oversee the production of publications.
Provide instructional leadership and manage the day-to-day activities in schools, preschools, day care centers, and colleges and universities.
Design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment, including electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, and power generation devices used by electric utilities.