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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, you can take the Holland Code Career Test 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.

Title Holland Code Summary
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.

Actor Creating, Persuading

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.

Announcer Creating, Persuading

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.

Architect Thinking, Creating

Architects plan and design houses, office buildings, and other structures.