This is a tool to help you search for careers that fit your career type, based on the RIASEC model created by Dr. John Holland. If you don't know your career type, take the career quiz to figure it out!
You can use this tool to find careers that match your top interest areas, while filtering out careers in areas that you have little or no interest in.
You can click on any of the table headers (for example, Average Earnings) to sort your results by that value.
|Accountant or Auditor||Persuading, Organizing||
Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.
Actors express ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts media. They interpret a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.
|Actuary||Thinking, Persuading, Organizing||
Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk of potential events, and they help businesses and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk. Actuaries’ work is essential to the insurance industry.
|Administrative Services Manager||Persuading, Organizing||
Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate activities that help an organization run efficiently. The specific responsibilities vary, but these managers typically maintain facilities and supervise activities that include recordkeeping, mail distribution, and office upkeep. In a small organization, they may direct all support services and may be called the business office manager . Large organizations may have several layers of administrative managers who specialize in different areas.
|Advertising and Promotions Manager||Creating, Persuading||
Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services. They work with art directors, advertising sales agents, and financial staff members.
|Advertising Sales Agent||Creating, Persuading, Organizing||
Advertising sales agents, also called advertising sales representatives , sell advertising space to businesses and individuals. They contact potential clients, make sales presentations, and maintain client accounts.
|Aerospace Engineer||Building, Thinking||
Aerospace engineers design primarily aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. In addition, they create and test prototypes to make sure that they function according to design.
|Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Aerospace engineering and operations technicians operate and maintain equipment used in developing, testing, producing, and sustaining new aircraft and spacecraft. Increasingly, these workers are being required to program and run computer simulations tools and processes in their work, as well as advanced automation and robotics. Their work is critical in preventing the failure of key parts of new aircraft, spacecraft, and missiles. They also help in the quality assurance, testing, and operation of advanced technology equipment used in producing aircraft and the systems that go into the aircraft.
|Agricultural Engineer||Building, Thinking, Persuading||
Agricultural engineers attempt to solve agricultural problems concerning power supplies, the efficiency of machinery, the use of structures and facilities, pollution and environmental issues, and the storage and processing of agricultural products.
|Agricultural or Food Science Technician||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Agricultural and food science technicians assist agricultural and food scientists by performing duties such as measuring and analyzing the quality of food and agricultural products. Duties range from performing agricultural labor with added recordkeeping duties to laboratory testing with significant amounts of office work, depending on the particular field the technician works in.
|Agricultural or Food Scientist||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Agricultural and food scientists research ways to improve the efficiency and safety of agricultural establishments and products.
|Agricultural Worker||Building, Organizing||
Agricultural workers maintain crops and tend to livestock. They perform physical labor and operate machinery under the supervision of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers.
|Air Traffic Controller||Persuading, Organizing||
Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of aircraft to maintain safe distances between them.
|Aircraft or Avionics Equipment Mechanic or Technician||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft.
|Airline or Commercial Pilot||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Airline and commercial pilots fly and navigate airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft.
|Animal Caretaker, Groomer, or Trainer||Building, Organizing||
Animal care and service workers attend to animals. They feed, groom, bathe, and exercise pets and other nonfarm animals.
Announcers present music, news, and sports and may provide commentary or interview guests about these other important topics. Some act as masters of ceremonies (emcees) or disc jockeys ( DJs ) at weddings, parties, or clubs.
|Anthropologist or Archaeologist||Building, Thinking, Creating||
Anthropologists and archeologists study the origin, development, and behavior of humans. They examine the cultures, languages, archeological remains, and physical characteristics of people in various parts of the world.
|Arbitrator, Mediator, or Conciliator||Helping, Persuading||
Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators facilitate negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties to help resolve conflicts outside of the court system.
Architects plan and design houses, factories, office buildings, and other structures.