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This is a tool to help you search for careers that fit your career type, based on the RIASEC model created by Dr. John Holland. If you don't know your career type, you can take the Holland Code Career Test to figure it out!

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

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

Title Holland Code Summary
Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist Building, Thinking

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.

Writer or Author Creating

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

Woodworker Building, Organizing

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

Wind Turbine Technician Building, Organizing

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

Welder, Cutter, Solderer, or Brazer Building, Organizing

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.

Web Developer Building, Thinking, Organizing

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.

Water Transportation Worker Building, Persuading, Organizing

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.

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant System Operator Building, Organizing

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.

Waiter or Waitress Helping, Persuading, Organizing

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

Veterinary Technologist or Technician Building, Thinking

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

Veterinary Assistant or Laboratory Animal Caretaker Building, Thinking, Helping

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.

Veterinarian Building, Thinking

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.

Urban or Regional Planner Thinking, Creating, Persuading

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.

Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official Building, Persuading, Organizing

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.

Travel Agent Persuading, Organizing

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.

Training or Development Specialist Helping, Persuading

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

Training or Development Manager Helping, Persuading

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.

Top Executive Persuading

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.

Tile or Marble Setter Building, Creating, Organizing

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

Teller Persuading, Organizing

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

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