This tool will help you to browse careers that suit your personality type, based on the 16-type model created by Isabel Briggs Myers, as well as your Holland code. If you don't know your personality type or Holland Codes, you can take a personality test and/or career quiz to figure it out!
You can click on some of the table headers (for example, Average Earnings) to sort your results by that value.
|Title||Holland Code||Summary||Median Pay|
|Dispensing Optician||Building, Persuading, Organizing||
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.
|Dietitian or Nutritionist||Thinking, Helping, Persuading||
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
|Diesel Service Technician or Mechanic||Building, Organizing||
Diesel service technicians and mechanics (also known as diesel technicians) inspect, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engine.
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician||Building, Thinking, Helping||
Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians, including vascular technologists, also called diagnostic imaging workers, operate special imaging equipment to create images or conduct tests. The images and test results help physicians assess and diagnose medical conditions. Sonographers and technologists may work closely with physicians and surgeons before, during, and after procedures.
|Desktop Publisher||Creating, Organizing||
Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for newspapers, books, brochures, and other items that are printed or published online.
|Dentist||Building, Thinking, Helping||
Dentists diagnose and treat problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.
|Dental or Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician or Medical Appliance Technician||Building, Organizing||
Dental and ophthalmic laboratory technicians and medical appliance technicians construct, fit, or repair medical appliances and devices, including dentures, eyeglasses, and prosthetics.
|Dental Hygienist||Building, Helping, Organizing||
Dental hygienists examine patients for signs of oral diseases, such as gingivitis, and provide preventive care, including oral hygiene. They also educate patients about oral health.
|Dental Assistant||Building, Helping, Organizing||
Dental assistants have many tasks, including patient care, recordkeeping, and appointment scheduling. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices in which they work.
|Delivery Truck Driver or Driver/Sales Worker||Building, Persuading||
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 having a total weight of 26,000 pounds or less for vehicle, passengers, and cargo. Delivery truck drivers usually transport merchandise from a distribution center to businesses and households.
|Database Administrator||Thinking, Organizing||
Database administrators 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 secure from unauthorized access.
|Dancer or Choreographer||Building, Creating||
Dancers and choreographers use dance performances to express ideas and stories. There are many types of dance, such as ballet, tango, modern dance, tap, and jazz.
|Customer Service Representative||Helping, Persuading, Organizing||
Customer service representatives work with customers to resolve complaints, process orders, and provide information about an organization’s products and services.
|Craft or Fine Artist||Building, Creating, Persuading||
Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create original works of art for sale and exhibition. Craft artists create objects, such as pottery, glassware, and textiles, that are designed to be functional. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, create pieces of art more for aesthetics than for function.
|Court Reporter||Persuading, Organizing||
Court reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, administrative hearings, 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, in business meetings, and in classrooms.
|Cost Estimator||Persuading, Organizing||
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 product or industry.
|Correctional Officer||Building, Persuading, Organizing||
Correctional officers are responsible for overseeing individuals who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been sentenced to serve time in jail or prison. Bailiffs, also known as marshals or court officers, are law enforcement officers who maintain safety and order in courtrooms. Their duties, which vary by court, include enforcing courtroom rules, assisting judges, guarding juries, delivering court documents, and providing general security for courthouses.
|Cook||Building, Persuading, Organizing||
Cooks prepare, season, and cook a wide range of foods, which may include soups, salads, entrees, and desserts.
|Construction or Building Inspector||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Construction and building inspectors ensure that construction meets local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.
|Construction Manager||Building, Persuading, Organizing||
Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish.