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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 one of our career tests to figure it out!

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Titlesort descending Summary Average Yearly Pay Holland Code Job Growth
Accountant or Auditor

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.

$59430 Persuading, Organizing 22%
Actor

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.

$33180 Creating, Persuading 13%
Actuary

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.

$84810 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 21%
Administrative Services Manager

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.

$73520 Persuading, Organizing 12%
Advertising and Promotions Manager

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.

$80222 Creating, Persuading -2%
Advertising Sales Agent

Advertising sales agents sell advertising space to businesses and individuals. They contact potential clients, make sales presentations, and maintain client accounts.

$43480 Creating, Persuading, Organizing 7%
Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. In addition, they test prototypes to make sure that they function according to design.

$92520 Building, Thinking 10%
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician

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.

$58080 Building, Thinking, Organizing -2%
Agricultural Engineer

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.

$68730 Building, Thinking, Persuading 12%
Agricultural or Food Science Technician

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.

$32760 Building, Thinking, Organizing 7%
Agricultural or Food Scientist

Agricultural and food scientists work to ensure that agricultural establishments are productive and food is safe.

$57980 Building, Thinking, Organizing 16%
Agricultural Worker

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.

$18970 Building, Organizing -3%
Air Traffic Controller

Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic to ensure that aircraft stay safe distances apart.

$111870 Persuading, Organizing 13%
Aircraft or Avionics Equipment Mechanic or Technician

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).

$55230 Building, Thinking, Organizing 2%
Airline or Commercial Pilot

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.

$111680 Building, Thinking, Organizing 12%
Animal Caretaker, Groomer, or Trainer

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.

$19360 Building, Organizing 21%
Announcer

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.

$25900 Creating, Persuading -4%
Anthropologist or Archaeologist

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.

$53910 Building, Thinking, Creating 28%
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators help resolve conflicts outside of the court system by facilitating negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties.

$61280 Helping, Persuading 10%
Architect

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

$70320 Thinking, Creating 16%
Architectural or Engineering Manager

Architectural and engineering managers plan, coordinate, and direct activities in architectural and engineering companies.

$119260 Building, Thinking, Persuading 9%
Archivist or Curator

Archivists appraise, edit, and maintain permanent records and historically valuable documents. Curators oversee collections of artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution. Museum technicians and conservators prepare and restore objects and documents in museum collections and exhibits.

$42967 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 20%
Art Director

Art directors are responsible for the visual style and images in magazines, newspapers, product packaging, and movie and television productions. They create the overall design of a project and direct others who develop artwork and layouts.

$76980 Creating, Persuading 12%
Assembler or Fabricator

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.

$28360 Building, Organizing 5%
Athlete or Sports Competitor

Athletes and sports competitors participate in organized, officiated sporting events to entertain spectators.

$30850 Building, Persuading 23%
Athletic Trainers or Exercise Physiologist

Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses. Exercise physiologists develop fitness and exercise programs that help patients recover from chronic diseases and improve cardiovascular function, body composition, and flexibility.

$39640 Building, Thinking, Helping 37%
Atmospheric Scientist, Including Meteorologist

Atmospheric scientists study the weather and climate, and how it affects human activity and the earth in general.

$81290 Building, Thinking 15%
Audiologist

Audiologists diagnose and treat a patient’s hearing and balance problems, using advanced technology and procedures.

$62030 Thinking, Helping 25%
Automotive Body or Glass Repairer

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

$37580 Building, Persuading, Organizing 19%
Automotive Service Technician or Mechanic

Automotive service technicians and mechanics, often called service technicians or service techs, inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks.

$33760 Building, Thinking 5%
Baker

Bakers mix ingredients according to recipes to make breads, pastries, and other baked goods.

$23450 Building, Organizing 2%
Barber, Hairdresser, or Cosmetologist

Barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists provide hair styling and beauty services.

$24333 Creating, Helping, Persuading 20%
Bartender

Bartenders mix drinks and serve them directly to customers or through wait staff.

$16713 Helping, Persuading 10%
Bill or Account Collector

Bill and account collectors, sometimes called collectors, try to recover payment on overdue bills. They negotiate repayment plans with debtors and help them find solutions to make paying their overdue bills easier.

$29460 Persuading, Organizing 19%
Biochemist or Biophysicist

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

$79390 Building, Thinking, Creating 31%
Biological Technician

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

$39020 Building, Thinking, Organizing 14%
Biomedical Engineer

Biomedical engineers analyze and design solutions to problems in biology and medicine, with the goal of improving the quality and effectiveness of patient care.

$77400 Building, Thinking 72%
Boilermaker

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

$52260 Building, Organizing 19%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk

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

$34030 Persuading, Organizing 14%
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons (or, simply, masons) use bricks, concrete blocks, and natural and man-made stones to build fences, walkways, walls, and other structures.

$40110 Building 12%
Broadcast or Sound Engineering Technician

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

$39870 Building, Thinking, Organizing 10%
Budget Analyst

Budget analysts help public and private institutions organize their finances. They prepare budget reports and monitor institutional spending.

$65320 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 15%
Bus Driver

Bus drivers transport people between various places—including work, school, and shopping malls—and across state or national borders. Some drive regular routes, and others transport passengers on chartered trips or sightseeing tours.

$29550 Building, Helping 9%
Butcher or Meat Cutter

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

$28490 Building, Persuading, Organizing 5%
Career and Technical Education Teachers

Career and technical education teachers instruct students in various technical and vocational subjects, such as auto repair, healthcare, and culinary arts. They teach academic and technical content to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter an occupation.

$49725 Building, Helping 9%
Carpenter

Carpenters construct and repair building frameworks and structures—such as stairways, doorframes, partitions, and rafters—made from wood and other materials. They also may install kitchen cabinets, siding, and drywall.

$37440 Building, Thinking, Organizing 13%
Cartographer or Photogrammetrist

Cartographers and photogrammetrists collect, measure, and interpret geographic information to create maps and charts for political, educational, and other purposes.

$57440 Building, Thinking, Organizing
Cashier

Cashiers handle payments from customers purchasing goods and services.

$16980 Persuading, Organizing 4%
Cement Mason or Terrazzo Worker

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.

$35830 Building 29%
Chef or Head Cook

Chefs and head cooks oversee the daily food preparation at restaurants or other places where food is served. They direct kitchen staff and handle any food-related concerns.

$33870 Building, Creating, Persuading 6%
Chemical Engineer

Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. They design processes and equipment for large-scale safe and sustainable manufacturing, plan and test methods of manufacturing products and treating byproducts, and supervise production.

$84680 Building, Thinking -2%
Chemical Technician

Chemical technicians use special instruments and techniques to help chemists and chemical engineers research, develop, and produce chemical products and processes.

$42040 Building, Thinking, Organizing 7%
Chemist or Materials Scientist

Chemists and materials scientists study substances at the atomic and molecular levels and the ways in which substances react with each other. They use their knowledge to develop new and improved products and to test the quality of manufactured goods.

$66230 Building, Thinking, Organizing 3%
Child Care Worker

Childcare workers care for children when parents and other family members are unavailable. They care for children’s basic needs, such as bathing and feeding. In addition, some help children prepare for kindergarten or help older children with homework.

$18240 Creating, Helping 11%
Chiropractor

Chiropractors treat patients with health problems of the neuromusculoskeletal system, which includes nerves, bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons.

$66490 Building, Thinking, Helping 20%
Civil Engineer

Civil engineers design, construct, supervise, operate, and maintain large construction projects and systems, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewage treatment.

$74600 Building, Thinking, Organizing 24%
Civil Engineering Technician

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.

$46290 Building, Thinking, Organizing 12%
Claims Adjuster, Appraiser, Examiner, or Investigator

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators evaluate insurance claims. They decide whether an insurance company must pay a claim, and if so, how much.

$54600 Persuading, Organizing 7%
Coach or Scout

Coaches teach amateur or professional athletes the skills they need to succeed at their sport. Scouts look for new players and evaluate their skills and likelihood for success at the college, amateur, or professional level. Many coaches are also involved in scouting.

$28360 Building, Helping, Persuading 15%
Compensation or Benefits Manager

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.

$95259 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 3%
Compensation, Benefits, or Job Analysis Specialist

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists help conduct an organization’s compensation and benefits programs. They also evaluate job positions to determine details such as classification and salary.

$59090 Persuading, Organizing 6%
Computer and IS Manager

Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

$112210 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 17%
Computer Hardware Engineer

Computer hardware engineers research, design, develop, and test computer systems and components such as processors, circuit boards, memory devices, networks, and routers. By creating new directions in computer hardware, these engineers create rapid advances in computer technology.

$97400 Building, Thinking, Organizing 4%
Computer Network Architect

Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets. These networks range from a small connection between two offices to a multinational series of globally distributed communications systems.

$75660 Building, Thinking, Organizing 22%
Computer or Information Research Scientist

Computer and information research scientists invent and design new approaches to computing technology and find innovative uses for existing technology. They study and solve complex problems in computing for business, medicine, science, and other fields.

$97970 Building, Thinking, Creating 24%
Computer Programmer

Computer programmers write code to create software programs. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow.

$69620 Thinking, Organizing -3%
Computer Support Specialist

Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called computer user support specialists, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.

$43450 Building, Thinking, Organizing 14%
Computer Systems Analyst

Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and procedures and design information systems solutions to help the organization operate more efficiently and effectively. They bring business and information technology (IT) together by understanding the needs and limitations of both.

$75500 Building, Thinking, Organizing 20%
Computer, ATM, or Office Machine Repairer

Computer, ATM, and office machine repairers install, fix, and maintain many of the machines that businesses, households, and other consumers use.

$36620 Building, Thinking, Organizing 4%
Conservation Scientist or Forester

Conservation scientists and foresters manage overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.

$56235 Building, Thinking, Persuading 12%
Construction Equipment Operator

Construction equipment operators drive, maneuver, or control the heavy machinery used to construct roads, bridges, buildings, and other structures.

$40980 Building, Thinking, Organizing 19%
Construction Laborer or Helper

Construction laborers and helpers do many basic tasks that require physical labor on construction sites.

$28410 Building, Organizing 25%
Construction Manager

Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from development to completion.

$79860 Building, Persuading, Organizing 17%
Construction or Building Inspector

Construction and building inspectors ensure that construction meets local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.

$50180 Building, Thinking, Organizing 17%
Cook

Cooks prepare, season, and cook a wide range of foods. This may include soups, salads, entrees, and desserts.

$20507 Building, Persuading, Organizing 6%
Correctional Officer

Correctional officers are responsible for overseeing individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been sentenced to serve time in a jail or prison.

$38380 Building, Persuading, Organizing 9%
Cost Estimator

Cost estimators collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to manufacture a product, construct a building, or provide a service. They generally specialize in a particular industry or type of product.

$56510 Persuading, Organizing 25%
Court Reporter

Court reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, and other legal proceedings. Some court reporters provide captioning for television and real-time translation for deaf or hard-of-hearing people at public events, at business meetings, or in classrooms.

$49710 Persuading, Organizing 18%
Craft or Fine Artist

Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create art for sale and exhibition. Craft artists create handmade objects, such as pottery, glassware, textiles or other objects that are designed to be functional. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, create original works of art for their aesthetic value, rather than for a functional one.

$29080 Building, Creating, Persuading 7%
Customer Service Representative

Customer service representatives handle customer complaints, process orders, and provide information about an organization’s products and services.

$28720 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 18%
Dancer or Choreographer

Dancers and choreographers express ideas and stories, using dance. There are many types of dance such as ballet, tango, modern dance, tap, and jazz.

$24440 Building, Creating 6%
Database Administrator

Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and are secure from unauthorized access.

$69050 Thinking, Organizing 30%
Delivery Truck Driver or Driver/Sales Worker

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.

$27530 Building, Persuading 5%
Dental Assistant

Dental assistants have many tasks, ranging from providing patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and scheduling appointments. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices where they work.

$32380 Building, Helping, Organizing 36%
Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienists clean teeth, examine patients for signs of oral diseases such as gingivitis, and provide other preventative dental care. They also educate patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health.

$66570 Building, Helping, Organizing 36%
Dental or Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician or Medical Appliance Technician

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.

$33070 Building, Organizing 7%
Dentist

Dentists diagnose and treat problems with a patient’s teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

$142870 Building, Thinking, Helping 16%
Desktop Publisher

Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for newspapers, books, brochures, and other items that are printed or put online. They collect the text, graphics, and other materials they will need and format them into a finished product.

$36600 Creating, Organizing -23%
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician

Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians, including vascular technologists, operate special imaging equipment to create images or conduct tests. The images and test results help physicians assess and diagnose medical conditions. Some technologists assist physicians and surgeons during surgical procedures.

$47010 Building, Thinking, Helping 24%
Diesel Service Technician or Mechanic

Diesel service technicians and mechanics inspect, repair, or overhaul buses, trucks, and anything else with a diesel engine.

$40850 Building, Organizing 15%
Dietitian or Nutritionist

Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in food and nutrition. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.

$50590 Thinking, Helping, Persuading 9%
Dispensing Optician

Dispensing opticians help fit eyeglasses and contact lenses, following prescriptions from ophthalmologists and optometrists. They also help customers decide which eyeglass frames or contact lenses to buy.

$32810 Building, Persuading, Organizing 13%
Drafter

Drafters use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings and plans. Workers specialize in architectural, civil, electrical, or mechanical drafting and use technical drawings to help design everything from microchips to skyscrapers.

$47483 Building, Creating 4%
Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer, and Taper

Drywall and ceiling tile installers hang wallboards to walls and ceilings and install ceiling tile inside buildings. Tapers prepare the wallboards for painting, using tape and other materials. Many workers do both installing and taping.

$38106 Building, Organizing 12%
Economist

Economists study the production and distribution of resources, goods, and services by collecting and analyzing data, researching trends, and evaluating economic issues.

$83590 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 6%
Editor

Editors plan, review, and revise content for publication.

$49990 Creating, Persuading 0%
Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technician

Electrical or electronic engineering technicians help engineers design and develop computers, communications equipment, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic equipment. They often work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment.

$56040 Building, Thinking 2%
Electrical or Electronics Engineer

Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing of electrical equipment, such as electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, and power generation equipment. Electronics engineers design and develop electronic equipment, such as broadcast and communications systems—from portable music players to global positioning systems (GPS).

$82160 Building, Thinking 2%
Electrical or Electronics Installer or Repairer

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers install, repair, or replace a variety of electrical equipment in telecommunications, transportation, utilities, and other industries.

$51220 Building, Thinking, Organizing 1%
Electrician

Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.

$44640 Building, Organizing 12%
Electro-mechanical Technician

Electro-mechanical technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They install, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade electronic and computer-controlled mechanical systems, such as robotic assembly machines.

$49550 Building, Thinking, Organizing 1%
Elementary, Middle, or High School Principal

Elementary, middle, and high school principals are responsible for managing all school operations. They manage daily school activities, coordinate curricula, and oversee teachers and other school staff to provide a safe and productive learning environment for students.

$87760 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 6%
Elevator Installer or Repairer

Elevator installers and repairers install, fix, and maintain elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and other lifts.

$76650 Building, Thinking, Organizing 25%
Emergency Management Director

Emergency management directors prepare plans and procedures for responding to natural disasters or other emergencies. They also lead the response during and after emergencies, often in coordination with fire and law enforcement officials, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.

$59770 Helping, Persuading 8%
Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.

$28200 Building, Thinking, Helping 9%
Environmental Engineer

Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems. They are involved in efforts to improve recycling, waste disposal, public health, and water and air pollution control.

$74020 Building, Thinking, Organizing 31%
Environmental Engineering Technician

Environmental engineering technicians carry out the plans that environmental engineers develop.

$45350 Building, Thinking, Organizing 18%
Environmental Science and Protection Technician

Environmental science and protection technicians monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution and contamination, including those affecting health.

$41240 Building, Thinking, Organizing 19%
Environmental Scientist or Specialist

Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They may clean up polluted areas, advise policy makers, or work with industry to reduce waste.

$59750 Building, Thinking, Organizing 28%
Epidemiologist

Epidemiologists are public health professionals who investigate patterns and causes of disease and injury in humans. They seek to reduce the risk and occurrence of negative health outcomes through community education and health policy.

$65270 Thinking, Helping 10%
Farmer or Rancher or Other Agricultural Manager

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers run establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.

$38750 Building, Persuading, Organizing -8%
Fashion Designer

Fashion designers create original clothing, accessories, and footwear. They sketch designs, select fabrics and patterns, and give instructions on how to make the products they designed.

$61160 Building, Creating, Persuading 1%
Film and Video Editor or Camera Operator

Film and video editors and camera operators record images that entertain or inform an audience. Camera operators capture a wide range of material for TV shows, motion pictures, music videos, documentaries, or news and sporting events. Editors construct the final productions from the many different images camera operators capture. They collaborate with producers and directors to create the final production.

$46115 Building, Thinking, Creating 11%
Financial Analyst

Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.

$73150 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 20%
Financial Clerk

Financial clerks do administrative work for banking, insurance, and other companies. They keep records, help customers, and carry out financial transactions.

$33710 Persuading, Organizing 11%
Financial Examiner

Financial examiners ensure compliance with laws governing financial institutions and transactions. They review balance sheets, evaluate the risk level of loans, and assess bank management.

$74940 Persuading, Organizing 27%
Financial Manager

Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.

$99330 Persuading, Organizing 8%
Fire Inspector or Investigator

Fire inspectors visit and inspect buildings and other structures, such as sports arenas and shopping malls, to search for fire hazards and to ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met. They also test and inspect fire protection and fire extinguishing equipment to ensure that it works. Fire investigators determine the origin and cause of fires by searching the surrounding scene and collecting evidence.

$52230 Building, Organizing 9%
Firefighter

Firefighters control fires and respond to other emergencies, including medical emergencies.

$55850 Building, Helping, Persuading 19%
Fishers or Related Fishing Workers

Fishers and related fishing workers catch and trap various types of marine life. The fish they catch are for human food, animal feed, bait, and other uses.

$27950 Building -8%
Fitness Trainer or Instructor

Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercise (exercises for the heart and blood system), strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.

$29210 Building, Helping, Persuading 29%
Flight Attendant

Flight attendants provide personal services to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers.

$35930 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 8%
Floral Designer

Floral designers, also called florists, cut and arrange live, dried, and silk flowers and greenery to make decorative displays. They also help customers select flowers, containers, ribbons, and other accessories.

$23320 Building, Creating, Persuading -3%
Food and Beverage Serving or Related Worker

Food and beverage serving and related workers perform a variety of customer service, food preparation, and cleaning duties in restaurants, cafeterias, and other eating and drinking establishments.

$18400 Building, Persuading, Organizing 12%
Food and Tobacco Processing Worker

Food and tobacco processing workers operate equipment that mixes, cooks, or processes ingredients used in the manufacturing of food or tobacco products.

$25780 Building, Organizing 0%
Food Preparation Worker

Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the guidance of cooks or food supervisors. They prepare cold foods, slice meat, peel and cut vegetables, brew coffee or tea, and do many other tasks.

$19100 Building, Organizing 10%
Food Service Manager

Food service managers are responsible for the daily operations of restaurants and other establishments that prepare and serve food and beverages to customers. Managers ensure that customers are satisfied with their dining experience.

$48130 Building, Persuading, Organizing -3%
Forensic Science Technician

Forensic science technicians help investigate crimes by collecting and analyzing physical evidence. Many technicians specialize in either crime scene investigation or laboratory analysis. Most forensic science technicians spend some time writing reports.

$52840 Building, Thinking, Organizing 6%
Forest or Conservation Technician

Forest and conservation technicians measure and improve the quality of forests, rangeland, and other natural areas.

$33920 Building, Thinking, Persuading -4%
Forest or Conservation Worker

Forest and conservation workers measure and improve the quality of forests. Under the supervision of foresters and forest and conservation technicians, they develop, maintain, and protect forests.

$21960 Building, Thinking, Organizing 9%
Fundraiser

Fundraisers organize events and campaigns to raise money and other donations for an organization. They may design promotional materials and increase awareness of an organization’s work, goals, and financial needs.

$50680 Creating, Persuading, Organizing 17%
Funeral Service Occupations

Funeral service workers organize and manage the details of a funeral.

$52210 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 12%
Gaming Services Worker

Gaming services workers serve customers in gambling establishments, such as casinos or racetracks. Some workers tend slot machines deal cards, or oversee other gaming activities such as keno or bingo. Others take bets or pay out winnings. Still others supervise or manage gaming workers and operations.

$20210 Building, Persuading, Organizing 10%
General Maintenance or Repair Worker

General maintenance and repair workers fix and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems.

$35210 Building, Thinking, Organizing 9%
General Office Clerk

General office clerks perform a variety of administrative tasks, including answering telephones, typing or word processing, making copies of documents, and maintaining records.

$25320 Building, Persuading, Organizing 12%
Genetic Counselor

Genetic counselors assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. They provide information and advice to other healthcare providers, or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions.

$56800 Thinking, Creating, Helping 41%
Geographer

Geographers study the earth and its land, features, and inhabitants. They also examine phenomena such as political or cultural structures as they relate to geography. They study the physical and human geographic characteristics of a region, ranging in scale from local to global.

$66600 Building, Thinking, Creating 26%
Geological or Petroleum Technician

Geological and petroleum technicians provide support to scientists and engineers in exploring and extracting natural resources, such as minerals, oil, and natural gas.

$52700 Building, Thinking, Organizing 15%
Geoscientist

Geoscientists study the physical aspects of the Earth, such as its composition, structure, and processes, to learn about its past, present, and future.

$90890 Building, Thinking 16%
Glazier

Glaziers install windows, skylights, and other glass products in storefronts and buildings.

$34220 Building, Organizing 8%
Graphic Designer

Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.

$42400 Creating, Persuading 13%
Grounds Maintenance Worker

Grounds maintenance workers provide a pleasant outdoor environment by ensuring that the grounds of houses, businesses, and parks are attractive, orderly, and healthy.

$29520 Building, Organizing 18%
Hand Laborer or Material Mover

Hand laborers and material movers transport objects without using machines. Some workers move freight, stock, or other materials around in storage facilities; others clean vehicles; some pick up unwanted household goods; and still others pack materials for moving.

$22970 Building 10%
Hazardous Material Removal Worker

Hazardous materials (hazmat) removal workers identify and dispose of asbestos, radioactive and nuclear waste, arsenic, lead, and other hazardous materials. They also neutralize and clean up materials that are flammable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic.

$35880 Building, Organizing 15%
Health and Safety Engineer

Health and safety engineers develop procedures and design systems to prevent people from getting sick or injured and to keep property from being damaged. They combine knowledge of systems engineering and of health and safety to make sure that chemicals, machinery, software, furniture, and other consumer products will not cause harm to people or buildings.

$72490 Building, Thinking, Organizing 10%
Health Educator or Community Health Worker

Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.

$44000 Helping, Persuading 18%
Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Mechanic or Installer

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers—often called HVACR technicians—work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality in buildings.

$38160 Building, Thinking, Organizing 28%
Heavy or Tractor-trailer Truck Driver

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another. Most tractor-trailer drivers are long-haul drivers and operate trucks whose gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity—that is, the combined weight of the vehicle, passengers, and cargo—exceeds 26,000 pounds. These drivers deliver goods over intercity routes, sometimes spanning several states.

$27927 Building, Organizing 9%
Heavy Vehicle or Mobile Equipment Service Technician

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles and machinery used in construction, farming, rail transportation, and other industries.

$42630 Building, Organizing 16%
High School Teacher

High school teachers help prepare students for life after graduation. They teach academic lessons and various skills that students will need to attend college and to enter the job market.

$49140 Creating, Helping, Persuading 13%
Historian

Historians research, analyze, interpret, and present the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.

$54530 Thinking 11%
Home Health Aide

Home health aides help people who are disabled, chronically ill, or cognitively impaired. They often help older adults who need assistance. In some states, home health aides may be able to give a client medication or check the client’s vital signs under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner.

$19060 Building, Helping 50%
Human Resources Manager

Human resources managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.

$78830 Helping, Persuading 16%
Human Resources Specialist or Labor Relations Specialist

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, payroll and benefits, and training. Labor relations specialists interpret and administer labor contracts regarding issues such as wages and salaries, employee welfare, healthcare, pensions, and union and management practices.

$55640 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 7%
Hydrologist

Hydrologists study how water moves across and through the Earth’s crust. They can use their expertise to solve problems in the areas of water quality or availability.

$75530 Building, Thinking 10%
Industrial Designer

Industrial designers develop the concepts for manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and toys. They combine art, business, and engineering to make products that people use every day. Industrial designers focus on the user experience in creating style and function for a particular gadget or appliance.

$57350 Building, Creating, Persuading 9%
Industrial Engineer

Industrial engineers find ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes. They devise efficient ways to use workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service

$73820 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 14%
Industrial Engineering Technician

Industrial engineering technicians plan ways to effectively use personnel, materials, and machines in factories, stores, health care organizations, repair shops, and offices. As assistants to industrial engineers, they help prepare machinery and equipment layouts, plan workflows, conduct statistical production studies, and analyze production costs.

$48210 Building, Thinking, Organizing 4%
Industrial Machinery Mechanic or Maintenance Worker or Millwright

Industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment. Millwrights install, dismantle, repair, reassemble, and move machinery in factories, power plants, and construction sites.

$44160 Building, Thinking, Organizing 19%
Industrial Production Manager

Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants. They coordinate, plan, and direct the activities used to create a wide range of goods, such as cars, computer equipment, or paper products.Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants. They coordinate, plan, and direct the activities used to create a wide range of goods, such as cars, computer equipment, or paper products.

$83290 Persuading, Organizing -8%
Information Clerk

Information clerks provide administrative and clerical support in a variety of settings. They help maintain records, collect data and information, and respond to customers’ questions or concerns.

$29990 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 7%
Information Security Analyst

Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organizations computer networks and systems. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyberattacks increase.

$86170 Building, Thinking, Organizing 37%
Instructional Coordinator

Instructional coordinators oversee school curriculums and teaching standards. They develop instructional material, coordinate its implementation with teachers and principals, and assess its effectiveness.

$60050 Thinking, Helping, Persuading 13%
Insulation Worker

Insulation workers install and replace the materials used to insulate buildings and their mechanical systems to help control and maintain temperature. Workers are often referred to as insulators.

$35110 Building 28%
Insurance Sales Agent

Insurance sales agents help insurance companies generate new business by contacting potential customers and selling one or more types of insurance. Insurance sales agents explain various insurance policies and help clients choose plans that suit them.

$45430 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 12%
Insurance Underwriter

Insurance underwriters decide whether to provide insurance and under what terms. They evaluate insurance applications and determine coverage amounts and premiums.

$56790 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing -4%
Interior Designer

Interior designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials. They read blueprints and must be aware of building codes and inspection regulations.

$44950 Creating, Persuading 19%
Interpreter or Translator

Interpreters and translators convert information from one language to another. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language, translators in written language.

$38850 Creating, Helping 22%
Janitor or Building Cleaner

Janitors and building cleaners keep many types of buildings clean, orderly, and in good condition.

$22320 Building, Organizing 12%
Jeweler or Precious Stone and Metal Worker

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers design, manufacture, and sell jewelry. They also adjust, repair, and appraise gems and jewelry.

$32940 Building, Creating 5%
Judge or Hearing Officer

Judges and hearing officers apply the law by overseeing the legal process in courts. They also conduct pretrial hearings, resolve administrative disputes, facilitate negotiations between opposing parties, and issue legal decisions.

$91880 Helping, Persuading 7%
Kindergarten or Elementary School Teacher

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers prepare younger students for future schooling by teaching them basic subjects such as math and reading.

$53090 Creating, Helping 12%
Landscape Architect

Landscape architects plan and design land areas for parks, recreational facilities, private homes, campuses, and other open spaces.

$58960 Building, Thinking, Creating 20%
Laundry or Dry-cleaning Worker

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers clean clothing, linens, drapes, and other articles, using washing, drying, and dry-cleaning machines. They also may clean leather, suede, furs, and rugs.

$19930 Building, Organizing 10%
Lawyer

Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.

$110590 Thinking, Persuading 13%
Librarian

Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.

$52530 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 8%
Library Technician or Assistant

Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.

$24740 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 10%
Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic medical care. They work under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.

$39030 Building, Helping 21%
Line Installer or Repairer

Line installers and repairers (also known as line workers) install or repair electrical power systems and telecommunications cables, including fiber optics.

$58210 Building, Persuading 7%
Loan Officer

Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications for people and businesses.

$54700 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 10%
Lodging Manager

Lodging managers ensure that guests on vacation or business travel have a pleasant experience at a hotel, motel, or other types of establishment with accommodations. They also ensure that the establishment is run efficiently and profitably.

$45800 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 5%
Logging Worker

Logging workers harvest thousands of acres of forests each year. The timber they harvest provides the raw material for many consumer goods and industrial products.

$30720 Building, Thinking, Organizing 6%
Logistician

Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered.

$70800 Persuading, Organizing 26%
Machinist or Tool and Die Maker

Machinists and tool and die makers set up and operate a variety of computer-controlled and mechanically-controlled machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.

$34820 Building, Thinking, Organizing -5%
Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner

Maids and housekeeping cleaners perform general cleaning tasks, including making beds and vacuuming halls, in private homes and commercial establishments.

$19570 Building, Organizing 13%
Management Consultant or Analyst

Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.

$73570 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 24%
Manicurist or Pedicurist

Manicurists and pedicurists clean, shape, and beautify fingernails and toenails.

$19220 Building, Helping, Persuading 16%
Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

Marine engineers and naval architects design, build, and maintain ships from aircraft carriers to submarines, from sailboats to tankers. Marine engineers work on the mechanical systems, such as propulsion and steering. Naval architects work on the basic design, including the form and stability of hulls.

$74140 Building, Thinking 6%
Market Research Analyst

Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.

$48645 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 28%
Massage Therapist

Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the soft-tissue muscles of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients.

$33560 Building, Helping 19%
Material Moving Machine Operator

Material moving machine operators use machinery to transport various objects. Some operators move construction materials around building sites or the land around a mine. Others move goods around a warehouse or onto container ships.

$31530 Building 1%
Material Recording Clerk

Material recording clerks keep track of information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule. They ensure proper scheduling, recordkeeping, and inventory control.

$24810 Building, Persuading, Organizing 1%
Materials Engineer

Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a range of products, from computer chips and aircraft wings to golf clubs and snow skis. They work with metals, ceramics, plastics, composites, and other substances to create new materials that meet certain mechanical, electrical, and chemical requirements.

$81820 Building, Thinking, Persuading 9%
Mathematician

Mathematicians use advanced mathematics to develop and understand mathematical principles, analyze data, and solve real-world problems.

$95150 Thinking, Creating, Organizing 22%
Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers design, develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal devices, including tools, engines, and machines.

$74920 Building, Thinking, Organizing 6%
Mechanical Engineering Technician

Mechanical engineering technicians help mechanical engineers design, develop, test, and manufacture industrial machinery, consumer products, and other equipment. They may make sketches and rough layouts, record and analyze data, make calculations and estimates, and report their findings.

$50110 Building, Thinking 4%
Medical Assistant

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice.

$28300 Building, Helping, Organizing 34%
Medical Equipment Repairer

Medical equipment repairers install, maintain, and repair patient care equipment.

$41520 Building, Thinking, Organizing 27%
Medical or Clinical Laboratory Technologist or Technician

Medical laboratory technologists (commonly known as medical laboratory scientists) and medical laboratory technicians collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.

$44440 Building, Thinking, Organizing 14%
Medical or Health Services Manager

Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility or specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical and health services managers must be able to adapt to changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and technology.

$80240 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 16%
Medical Records or Health Information Technician

Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to as health information technicians, organize and manage health information data. They ensure its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.

$30610 Persuading, Organizing 20%
Medical Scientist

Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health. They often use clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach their findings.

$72590 Building, Thinking, Creating 40%
Medical Transcriptionist

Medical transcriptionists listen to voice recordings that physicians and other healthcare professionals make and convert them into written reports. They may also review and edit medical documents created using speech recognition technology. Transcriptionists interpret medical terminology and abbreviations in preparing patients’ medical histories, discharge summaries, and other documents.

$30820 Building, Organizing 11%
Meeting or Convention Planner

Meeting, convention, and event planners coordinate all aspects of professional meetings and events. They choose meeting locations, arrange transportation, and coordinate other details.

$44260 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 16%
Mental Health Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist

Mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists help people manage and overcome mental and emotional disorders and problems with their family and relationships. They listen to clients and ask questions, to help the clients understand their problems and develop strategies to improve their lives.

$36810 Helping 24%
Metal or Plastic Machine Worker

Metal and plastic machine workers set up and operate machines that cut, shape, and form metal and plastic materials or pieces.

$31910 Building, Thinking, Organizing 6%
Microbiologist

Microbiologists study the growth, development, and other characteristics of microscopic organisms such as bacteria, algae, and fungi.

$65920 Building, Thinking 13%
Middle School Teacher

Middle school teachers educate students, typically in sixth through eighth grades. Middle school teachers help students build on the fundamentals they learned in elementary school and prepare them for the more difficult curriculum they will face in high school.

$53430 Creating, Helping 12%
Military

Members of the U.S. military service train for and perform a variety of tasks in order to maintain the U.S. national defense. Servicemembers work in occupations specific to the military, such as fighter pilots or infantrymen. Many other members work in occupations that are equivalent to civilian occupations, such as nurses, doctors, and lawyers.

Building, Persuading, Organizing
Mining or Geological Engineer

Mining and geological engineers design mines for the safe and efficient removal of minerals such as coal and metals for manufacturing and utilities.

$75960 Building, Thinking, Persuading 15%
Model

Models pose for artists, photographers, or customers to help advertise a variety of products, including clothing, cosmetics, food, and appliances.

$26360 Building, Creating, Persuading 16%
Multimedia Artist or Animator

Multimedia artists and animators create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media.

$56330 Creating 14%
Music Director or Composer

Music directors (also called conductors) lead orchestras and other musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music in a variety of musical styles.

$47350 Creating, Helping, Persuading 5%
Musician or Singer

Musicians and singers play instruments or sing for live audiences and in recording studios.

$43703 Creating, Persuading 8%
Natural Sciences Manager

Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists. They plan and direct research and development projects and coordinate activities such as testing, quality control, and production.

$116020 Thinking, Persuading 8%
Network or Computer Systems Administrator

Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization. Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks.

$72560 Building, Thinking, Organizing 12%
Nuclear Engineer

Nuclear engineers research and develop the processes, instruments, and systems used to derive benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. Many of these engineers find industrial and medical uses for radioactive materials—for example, in equipment used in medical diagnosis and treatment.

$97080 Building, Thinking, Organizing 11%
Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Nuclear medicine technologists use a scanner to create images of various areas of a patient’s body. They prepare radioactive drugs and administer them to patients undergoing the scans. The radioactive drugs cause abnormal areas of the body to appear different from normal areas in the images.

$66660 Building, Thinking, Helping 16%
Nuclear Technician

Nuclear technicians assist physicists, engineers, and other professionals in nuclear research and nuclear production. They operate special equipment used in these activities and monitor the levels of radiation that are produced.

$69060 Building, Thinking, Organizing 15%
Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Midwife, or Nurse Practitioner

Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, also referred to as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), coordinate patient care and they may provide primary and specialty health care. The scope of practice varies from state to state.

$96460 Thinking, Helping 31%
Nursing Assistant or Orderly

Nursing assistants and orderlies help provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.

$22920 Building, Helping 18%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Occupational health and safety specialists analyze many types of work environments and work procedures. Specialists inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health, and the environment. They also design programs to prevent disease or injury to workers and damage to the environment.

$62250 Thinking, Organizing 11%
Occupational Health and Safety Technician

Occupational health and safety technicians collect data on the safety and health conditions of the workplace. Technicians work with occupational health and safety specialists in conducting tests and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public.

$45360 Building, Organizing 14%
Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working.

$66780 Thinking, Helping 26%
Occupational Therapy Assistant or Aide

Occupational therapy assistants and aides help patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working. Occupational therapy assistants are directly involved in providing therapy to patients, while occupational therapy aides typically perform support activities. Both assistants and aides work under the direction of occupational therapists.

$48230 Building, Helping 30%
Operations Research Analyst

Operations research analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help organizations investigate complex issues, identify and solve problems, and make better decisions.

$69000 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 22%
Optometrist

Optometrists examine the eyes and other parts of the visual system. They also diagnose, and treat visual problems, and manage diseases, injuries, and other disorders of the eyes. They prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed.

$96320 Building, Thinking, Helping 24%
Orthotist or Prosthetist

Orthotists and prosthetists, also called O&P professionals, design medical supportive devices and measure and fit patients for them. These devices include artificial limbs (arms, hands, legs, and feet), braces, and other medical or surgical devices.

$62670 Building, Thinking, Helping 36%
Painter

Painters apply paint, stain, and coatings to walls, buildings, bridges, and other structures.

$32610 Building, Organizing 7%
Painting and Coating Worker

Painting and coating workers paint and coat a wide range of products, including cars, jewelry, and ceramics.

$32850 Building, Thinking, Organizing 4%
Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Paralegals and legal assistants do a variety of tasks to support lawyers, including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents.

$46120 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 28%
Personal Care Aide

Personal care aides help clients with self-care and everyday tasks, and provide companionship.

$19910 Building, Helping, Organizing 49%
Personal Financial Advisor

Personal financial advisors give financial advice to people. They help with investments, taxes, and insurance decisions.

$69050 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 30%
Pest Control Worker

Pest control workers control, manage, or remove unwanted creatures, such as roaches, rats, ants, termites, and bedbugs, that infest buildings and surrounding areas.

$28740 Building, Organizing 15%
Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the earth’s surface. Petroleum engineers also find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells.

$108020 Building, Thinking, Organizing 18%
Pharmacist

Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions. They also may provide advice on how to lead a healthy lifestyle, conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, and oversee the medications given to patients.

$106410 Thinking, Helping, Organizing 17%
Pharmacy Technician or Aide

Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals.

$22980 Building, Organizing 25%
Phlebotomist

Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations. Some explain their work to patients and provide assistance when patients have adverse reactions after their blood is drawn.

$29730 Building, Thinking, Organizing 27%
Photographer

Photographers use their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record an event.

$29440 Building, Creating 12%
Physical Therapist

Physical therapists, sometimes called PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. These therapists are often an important part of rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries.

$72790 Building, Thinking, Helping 30%
Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical therapist assistants (sometimes called PTAs) and physical therapist aides work under the direction and supervision of physical therapists. They help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain.

$34950 Building, Thinking, Helping 35%
Physician Assistant

Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine on a team under the supervision of physicians and surgeons. They are formally educated to examine patients, diagnose injuries and illnesses, and provide treatment.

$81320 Building, Thinking, Helping 39%
Physician or Surgeon

Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.

$186044 Thinking 22%
Physicist or Astronomer

Physicists and astronomers study the ways in which various forms of matter and energy interact. Theoretical physicists and astronomers may study the nature of time or the origin of the universe. Physicists and astronomers in applied fields may develop new military technologies or new sources of energy, or monitor space debris that could endanger satellites.

$102095 Building, Thinking 16%
Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter

Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters install and repair pipes that carry liquids or gases to and in businesses, homes, and factories.

$43880 Building, Thinking, Organizing 16%
Podiatrist

Podiatrists provide medical care for people with foot, ankle, and lower leg problems. They diagnose illnesses, treat injuries, and perform surgery involving the lower extremities.

$113560 Building, Thinking, Helping 9%
Police Officer or Detective

Police officers protect lives and property. Detectives and criminal investigators, who are sometimes called agents or special agents, gather facts and collect evidence of possible crimes.

$52633 Building, Organizing 10%
Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher

Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers, also called 9-1-1 operators or public safety telecommunicators, answer emergency and nonemergency calls.

$36300 Building, Persuading, Organizing 8%
Political Scientist

Political scientists study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. They research political ideas and analyze governments, policies, political trends, and related issues.

$104130 Thinking, Creating, Helping 19%
Postal Service Worker

Postal Service workers sell postal products and collect, sort, and deliver mail.

$49800 Building, Organizing -1%
Postsecondary Education Administrator

Postsecondary education administrators oversee student services, academics, and faculty research at colleges and universities. Their job duties vary depending on the area of the college they manage, such as admissions, student life, or the office of the registrar.

$86490 Helping, Persuading 15%
Power Plant Operator

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers control the systems that generate and distribute electric power.

$65893 Building, Organizing -2%
Preschool or Childcare Center Director

Preschool and childcare center directors direct and lead staffs, oversee daily activities, and prepare plans and budgets. They are responsible for all aspects of their center’s program.

$42960 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 25%
Preschool Teacher

Preschool teachers educate and care for children, usually ages 3 to 5, who have not yet entered kindergarten. They teach reading, writing, science, and other subjects in a way that young children can understand.

$23870 Creating, Helping 19%
Printing Worker

Printing workers produce print material in three stages: prepress, press, and binding and finishing. They review specifications, calibrate color settings on printers, identify and fix problems with printing equipment, and assemble pages.

$28090 Building, Organizing -19%
Private Detective or Investigator

Private detectives and investigators find facts and analyze information about legal, financial, and personal matters.

$41760 Persuading, Organizing 22%
Probation Officer or Correctional Treatment Specialist

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists work with and monitor offenders to prevent them from committing new crimes.

$45910 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 19%
Producer or Director

Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, and other performing arts productions. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.

$64430 Creating, Persuading 10%
Professor or College Instructor

Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and vocational subjects beyond the high school level. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.

$58830 Thinking, Helping 15%
Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager

Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property looks nice, operates smoothly, and preserves its resale value.

$46130 Persuading, Organizing 8%
Psychiatric Technician or Aide

Psychiatric technicians and aides care for people who have mental illness and developmental disabilities. Technicians typically provide therapeutic care. Aides help patients in their daily activities and ensure a safe, clean environment.

$27440 Building, Helping, Organizing 5%
Psychologist

Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and human behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people relate to one another and their environments.

$64140 Thinking, Creating, Helping 12%
Public Relations Manager

Public relations managers plan and direct the creation of material that will maintain or enhance the public image of their employer or client. Fundraising managers coordinate campaigns that bring in donations for their organization.

$89430 Creating, Persuading 13%
Public Relations Specialist

Public relations specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent. They design media releases to shape public perception of their organization and to increase awareness of its work and goals.

$51280 Creating, Helping, Persuading 24%
Purchasing Managers, Buyers, and Purchasing Agents

Purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents buy products for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review product quality.

$62513 Persuading, Organizing 7%
Quality Control Inspector

Quality control inspectors examine products and materials for defects or deviations from manufacturers’ or industry specifications.

$34460 Building, Thinking, Organizing 6%
Radiation Therapist

Radiation therapists treat cancer and other diseases in patients by administering radiation treatments.

$72910 Building, Helping, Organizing 27%
Radiologic or MRI Technologists

Radiologic technologists perform diagnostic imaging examinations, such as x rays, on patients. MRI technologists operate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to create diagnostic images.

$52210 Building, Helping, Organizing 17%
Railroad Worker

Workers in railroad occupations ensure that passenger and freight trains run on time and travel safely. Some workers drive trains, some coordinate the activities of the trains, while others operate signals and switches in the rail yard.

$52400 Building, Persuading, Organizing -3%
Real Estate Appraiser or Assessor

Appraisers and assessors of real estate estimate the value of real property—land and the buildings on that land— before it is sold, mortgaged, taxed, insured, or developed.

$47370 Building, Persuading, Organizing 5%
Real Estate Broker or Sales Agent

Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.

$48825 Persuading, Organizing 14%
Receptionist

Receptionists perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, receiving visitors, and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.

$23600 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 15%
Recreation Worker

Recreation workers design and lead leisure activities for groups in volunteer agencies or recreation facilities, such as playgrounds, parks, camps, aquatic centers, and senior centers. They may lead activities such as arts and crafts, sports, adventure programs, music, and camping.

$21960 Helping, Persuading 15%
Recreational Therapist

Recreational therapists plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses. Recreational therapists use a variety of modalities, including arts and crafts, drama, music, dance, sports, games, and community reintegration field trips to help maintain or improve a patient’s physical, social, and emotional well-being.

$38370 Creating, Helping 15%
Registered Nurse

Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

$62450 Helping, Organizing 22%
Rehabilitation Counselor

Rehabilitation counselors help people with emotional and physical disabilities live independently. They work with clients to overcome or manage the personal, social, and professional effects of disabilities on employment or independent living.

$30930 Thinking, Helping 19%
Reporter, Correspondent, or Broadcast News Analyst

Reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the public about news and events happening internationally, nationally, and locally. They report the news for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, and radio.

$45055 Thinking, Creating, Persuading -6%
Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory therapists care for patients who have trouble breathing—for example, from a chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma or emphysema. They also provide emergency care to patients suffering from heart attacks, drowning, or shock.

$52200 Building, Thinking, Helping 21%
Retail Sales Worker

Retail sales workers include both those who sell retail merchandise, such as clothing, furniture, and automobiles, (called retail salespersons) and those who sell spare and replacement parts and equipment, especially car parts (called parts salespersons). Both types of workers help customers find the products they want and process customers’ payments.

$19720 Persuading, Organizing 8%
Roofer

Roofers repair and install the roofs of buildings using a variety of materials, including shingles, asphalt, and metal.

$32340 Building, Organizing 4%
Sales Engineer

Sales engineers sell complex scientific and technological products or services to businesses. They must have extensive knowledge of the products’ parts and functions and must understand the scientific processes that make these products work.

$83100 Building, Thinking, Persuading 9%
Sales Manager

Sales managers direct sales teams of organizations. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for the sales representatives of the organization.

$97260 Persuading 15%
Sales Representative, Wholesale and Manufacturing

Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.

$60765 Persuading, Organizing 7%
School or Career Counselor

School counselors help students develop social skills and succeed in school. Career counselors assist people with the process of making career decisions, by helping them choose a career or educational program.

$51050 Helping 14%
Secretary or Administrative Assistant

Secretaries and administrative assistants perform routine clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, draft messages, schedule appointments, and support other staff.

$29050 Persuading, Organizing 11%
Securities, Commodities, or Financial Services Sales Agent

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents connect buyers and sellers in financial markets. They sell securities to individuals, advise companies in search of investors, and conduct trades.

$71720 Persuading, Organizing 11%
Security Guard or Gaming Surveillance Officer

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers patrol and protect property against theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.

$26155 Building, Persuading, Organizing 14%
Semiconductor Processor

Semiconductor processors oversee the manufacturing of semiconductor devices, which are commonly known as integrated circuits or microchips. These microchips are found in all electronic devices—including cell phones, cars, and laptops—and are an important part of modern life.

$32230 Building, Thinking, Organizing -32%
Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers fabricate or install products that are made from thin metal sheets, such as ducts used for heating and air conditioning.

$41710 Building 18%
Skincare Specialist

Skincare specialists cleanse and beautify the face and body to enhance a person’s appearance.

$28640 Building, Helping, Persuading 40%
Slaughterer, Meat Packer, or Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutter or Trimmer

Slaughterers, meat packers, and meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers kill, clean, or prepare animals for sale or further processing. They also cut, prepare, or package meats for wholesale or retail sale.

$23320 Building, Organizing 3%
Small Engine Mechanic

Small engine mechanics inspect, service, and repair motorized power equipment. Mechanics often specialize in one type of equipment, such as motorcycles, motorboats, or outdoor power equipment.

$31790 Building, Organizing 21%
Social or Community Service Manager

Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise social service programs and community organizations. They direct and lead staff who provide services to the public.

$57950 Helping, Persuading 27%
Social or Human Service Assistant

Social and human service assistants help people get through difficult times or get additional support. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.

$27280 Helping, Organizing 23%
Social Worker

There are two main types of social workers: direct-service social workers, who help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives, and clinical social workers, who diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.

$44200 Helping, Persuading 19%
Sociologist

Sociologists study society and social behavior by examining the groups, cultures, organizations, social institutions, and processes that people develop.

$68570 Thinking, Creating, Helping 22%
Software Developer

Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or other device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or control networks.

$93350 Building, Thinking, Organizing 22%
Solar Photovoltaic Installer

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installers, often called PV installers, assemble, install, or maintain solar panel systems on roofs or other structures.

$37900 Building, Organizing 24%
Special Education Teacher

Special education teachers work with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. They adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities. They also teach basic skills, such as literacy and communication techniques, to students with severe disabilities.

$50723 Creating, Helping 17%
Speech-Language Pathologist

Speech-language pathologists (sometimes called speech therapists) assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders in patients. Speech, language, and swallowing disorders result from a variety of causes, such as a stroke, brain injury, hearing loss, developmental delay, a cleft palate, cerebral palsy, or emotional problems.

$62930 Thinking, Creating, Helping 19%
Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator

Stationary engineers and boiler operators control stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or for industrial purposes.

$49790 Building, Thinking, Organizing 5%
Statistician

Statisticians use statistical methods to collect and analyze data and help solve real-world problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields.

$72610 Thinking, Organizing 13%
Structural Iron or Steel Worker

Structural iron and steel workers install iron or steel beams, girders, and columns to form buildings, bridges, and other structures. They are commonly referred to as ironworkers.

$46140 Building, Thinking, Organizing 22%
Substance Abuse or Behavioral Disorder Counselor

Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors advise people who suffer from alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, or other behavioral problems. They provide treatment and support to help the client recover from addiction or modify problem behaviors.

$37030 Thinking, Helping 21%
Surgical Technologist

Surgical technologists, also called operating room technicians, assist in surgical operations. They prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment, and help doctors during surgeries.

$38740 Building, Helping, Organizing 25%
Survey Researcher

Survey researchers design surveys and analyze data. Surveys are used to collect factual data, such as employment and salary information, or to ask questions in order to understand people’s opinions, preferences, beliefs, or desires.

$36050 Thinking, Persuading, Organizing 24%
Surveying or Mapping Technician

Surveying and mapping technicians assist surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists. Together, they collect data and make maps of the earth’s surface. Surveying technicians visit sites to take measurements of the land. Mapping technicians use geographic data to create maps.

$37900 Building, Organizing 16%
Surveyor

Surveyors make precise measurements to determine property boundaries. They provide data relevant to the shape and contour of the Earth’s surface for engineering, mapmaking, and construction projects.

$46427 Building, Thinking, Organizing 19%
Tax Examiner or Collector or Revenue Agent

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents ensure that federal, state, and local governments get their tax money from businesses and citizens. They review tax returns, conduct audits, identify taxes owed, and collect overdue tax payments.

$48100 Persuading, Organizing 13%
Taxi Driver or Chauffeur

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs drive people to and from the places they need to go, such as airports, homes, shopping centers, and workplaces. They must know their way around a city in order to take both residents and visitors to their destinations.

$21550 Building, Persuading 16%
Teacher Assistant

Teacher assistants work under a teacher’s supervision to give students additional attention and instruction.

$22200 Helping, Organizing 10%
Teacher, Adult Literacy or Remedial Education

Adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers instruct adults in basic skills, such as reading, writing, and speaking English. They also help students earn their high school diploma.

$44520 Creating, Helping, Persuading 15%
Technical Writer

Technical writers, also called technical communicators, produce instruction manuals and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. They also develop, gather, and disseminate technical information among customers, designers, and manufacturers.

$61620 Thinking, Creating, Organizing 18%
Telecommunications Equipment Installer or Repairer

Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, also known as telecom technicians, set up and maintain devices or equipment that carry communications signals, connect to telephone lines, or access the Internet.

$54530 Building, Thinking, Organizing 4%
Teller

Tellers are responsible for accurately processing routine transactions at a bank. These transactions include cashing checks, depositing money, and collecting loan payments.

$24100 Persuading, Organizing 1%
Tile or Marble Setter

Tile and marble setters apply hard tile and marble to walls, floors, and other surfaces.

$38110 Building, Creating, Organizing 25%
Top Executive

Top executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and organizations.

$91570 Persuading 0%
Training or Development Manager

Training and development managers plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization’s employees. They also oversee a staff of training and development specialists.

$95400 Helping, Persuading 11%
Training or Development Specialist

Training and development specialists help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge.

$69575 Helping, Persuading 18%
Travel Agent

Travel agents sell transportation, lodging, and admission to entertainment activities to individuals and groups planning trips. They offer advice on destinations, plan trip itineraries, and make travel arrangements for clients.

$30570 Persuading, Organizing -1%
Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official

Umpires, referees, and other sports officials preside over competitive athletic or sporting events to help maintain standards of play. They detect infractions and decide penalties according to the rules of the game.

$23290 Building, Persuading, Organizing 8%
Urban or Regional Planner

Urban and regional planners develop plans and programs for the use of land. Their plans help create communities, accommodate population growth, and revitalize physical facilities in towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.

$59810 Thinking, Creating, Persuading 19%
Veterinarian

Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other animals.

$79050 Building, Thinking 33%
Veterinary Assistant or Laboratory Animal Caretaker

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers look after animals in laboratories, animal hospitals, and clinics. They care for the well-being of animals by performing routine tasks under the supervision of veterinarians, scientists, and veterinary technologists and technicians.

$23130 Building, Thinking, Helping 10%
Veterinary Technologist or Technician

Veterinary technologists and technicians perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to help diagnose the illnesses and injuries of animals.

$28900 Building, Thinking 36%
Waiter or Waitress

Waiters and waitresses take orders and serve food and beverages to customers in dining establishments.

$18330 Helping, Persuading, Organizing 9%
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant System Operator

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators manage a system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.

$42760 Building, Organizing 8%
Water Transportation Worker

Workers in water transportation occupations operate and maintain vessels that take cargo and people over water. These vessels travel to and from foreign ports across the ocean, to domestic ports along the coasts, across the Great Lakes, and along the country’s many inland waterways.

$48980 Building, Persuading, Organizing 13%
Web Developer

Web developers design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. They also may create content for the site.

$62500 Building, Thinking, Organizing 20%
Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers weld or join metal parts. They also fill holes, indentions, or seams of metal products, using hand-held welding equipment.

$35450 Building, Organizing 15%
Wind Turbine Technician

Wind turbine service technicians, also known as windtechs, install, maintain, and repair wind turbines.

$45970 Building, Organizing 24%
Woodworker

Woodworkers build a variety of products, such as cabinets and furniture, using wood.

$25092 Building, Organizing 6%
Writer or Author

Writers and authors develop original written content for advertisements, books, magazines, movie and television scripts, songs, and online publications.

$53070 Creating 15%
Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist

Zoologists and wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their ecosystems. They study the physical characteristics of animals, animal behaviors, and the impacts humans have on wildlife and natural habitats.

$57430 Building, Thinking 7%