This is a tool to help you search for careers that fit your career type, based on the RIASEC model created by Dr. John Holland. If you don't know your career type, take the career quiz to figure it out!
You can use this tool to find careers that match your top interest areas, while filtering out careers in areas that you have little or no interest in.
You can click on any of the table headers (for example, Average Earnings) to sort your results by that value.
|Accountant or Auditor||Persuading, 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.
|Actuary||Thinking, Persuading, 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.
|Administrative Services Manager||Persuading, Organizing||
Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization. Their specific responsibilities vary by the type of organization and may include keeping records, distributing mail, and planning and maintaining facilities.
|Advertising and Promotions Manager||Creating, Persuading||
Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in a product or service. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members.
|Advertising Sales Agent||Creating, Persuading, Organizing||
Advertising sales agents sell advertising space to businesses and individuals. They contact potential clients, make sales presentations, and maintain client accounts.
|Aerospace Engineer||Building, Thinking||
Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. In addition, they test prototypes to make sure that they function according to design.
|Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Aerospace engineering and operations technicians operate and maintain equipment used in developing, testing, and producing new aircraft and spacecraft. Increasingly, these workers are using computer-based modeling and simulation tools and processes in their work.
|Agricultural Engineer||Building, Thinking, Persuading||
Agricultural engineers—also known as biological and agricultural engineers—work on a variety of activities. These activities range from aquaculture (raising food, such as fish, that thrive in water) to land farming to forestry; from developing biofuels to improving conservation; from planning animal environments to finding better ways to process food.
|Agricultural or Food Science Technician||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Agricultural and food science technicians assist agricultural and food scientists by performing duties such as measuring and analyzing the quality of food and agricultural products.
|Agricultural or Food Scientist||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Agricultural and food scientists work to ensure that agricultural establishments are productive and food is safe.
|Agricultural Worker||Building, Organizing||
Agricultural workers maintain the quality of farms, crops, and livestock by operating machinery and doing physical labor under the supervision of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers.
|Air Traffic Controller||Persuading, Organizing||
Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic to ensure that aircraft stay safe distances apart.
|Aircraft or Avionics Equipment Mechanic or Technician||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft. They also may perform aircraft inspections as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
|Airline or Commercial Pilot||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Airline and commercial pilots fly and navigate airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft. Airline pilots fly for airlines that transport people and cargo on a fixed schedule. Commercial pilots fly aircraft for other reasons, such as charter flights, rescue operations, firefighting, aerial photography, and aerial application, also known as crop dusting.
|Animal Caretaker, Groomer, or Trainer||Building, Organizing||
Animal care and service workers provide care for animals. They feed, water, groom, bathe, and exercise pets and other nonfarm animals. Job tasks vary by position and place of work.
Announcers present music, news, and sports and may provide commentary or interview guests about these topics or other important events. Some act as masters of ceremonies (emcees) or disc jockeys (DJs) at weddings, parties, or clubs.
|Anthropologist or Archaeologist||Building, Thinking, Creating||
Anthropologists and archeologists study the origin, development, and behavior of humans. They examine the cultures, languages, archeological remains, and physical characteristics of people in various parts of the world.
|Arbitrator, Mediator, or Conciliator||Helping, Persuading||
Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators help resolve conflicts outside of the court system by facilitating negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties.
Architects plan and design houses, office buildings, and other structures.