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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, take the career quiz to figure it out!

You can use this tool to find careers that match your top interest areas, while filtering out careers in areas that you have little or no interest in.

You can click on any of the table headers (for example, Average Earnings) to sort your results by that value.

Title Holland Code Summary
Elementary, Middle, or High School Principal Helping, Persuading, Organizing

Elementary, middle, and high school principals oversee all school operations, including daily school activities. They coordinate curriculums, manage staff, and provide a safe and productive learning environment for students.

Elevator Installer or Repairer Building, Thinking, Organizing

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

Emergency Management Director Helping, Persuading

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

Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic Building, Thinking, Helping

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

A 911 operator sends EMTs and paramedics to the scene of an emergency, where they often work with police and firefighters.

Environmental Engineer Building, Thinking, Organizing

Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems. They work to improve recycling, waste disposal, public health, and water and air pollution control. They also address global issues, such as unsafe drinking water, climate change, and environmental sustainability.

Environmental Engineering Technician Building, Thinking, Organizing

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

Environmental Science and Protection Technician Building, Thinking, Organizing

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

Environmental Scientist or Specialist Building, Thinking, Organizing

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 policymakers, or work with industry to reduce waste.

Epidemiologist Thinking, Helping

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 research, community education and health policy.

Exercise Physiologist Building, Thinking, Helping

Exercise physiologists develop fitness and exercise programs that help patients recover from chronic diseases and improve cardiovascular function, body composition, and flexibility.

Farmer or Rancher or Other Agricultural Manager Building, Persuading, Organizing

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

Fashion Designer Building, Creating, Persuading

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 design.

Film and Video Editor or Camera Operator Building, Thinking, Creating

Film and video editors and camera operators manipulate images that entertain or inform an audience. Camera operators capture a wide range of material for TV shows, movies, and other media. Editors arrange footage shot by camera operators and collaborate with producers and directors to create the final content.

Financial Analyst Thinking, Persuading, Organizing

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

Financial Clerk Persuading, Organizing

Financial clerks do administrative work for many types of organizations. They keep records, help customers, and carry out transactions that involve money.

Financial Examiner Persuading, Organizing

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.

Financial Manager Persuading, Organizing

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

Fire Inspector or Investigator Building, Organizing

Fire inspectors examine buildings in order to detect fire hazards and ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met. Fire investigators, another type of worker in this field, determine the origin and cause of fires and explosions. Forest fire inspectors and prevention specialists assess outdoor fire hazards in public and residential areas.

Firefighter Building, Helping, Persuading

Firefighters control and put out fires and respond to emergencies where life, property, or the environment is at risk.

Fishers or Related Fishing Workers Building

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.