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.
|Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Midwife, or Nurse Practitioner||Thinking, Helping||
Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, also referred to as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty healthcare. The scope of practice varies from state to state.
|Nursing Assistant or Orderly||Building, Helping||
Nursing assistants, sometimes called nursing aides, provide basic care and help patients with activities of daily living. Orderlies transport patients and clean treatment areas.
|Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians||Thinking, Organizing||
Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians collect data on and analyze many types of work environments and work procedures. Specialists inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health, and the environment. Technicians work with specialists in conducting tests and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public.
|Occupational Therapist||Thinking, Helping||
Occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working.
|Occupational Therapy Assistant or Aide||Building, Helping||
Occupational therapy assistants and aides help patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working. Occupational therapy assistants are directly involved in providing therapy to patients; occupational therapy aides typically perform support activities. Both assistants and aides work under the direction of occupational therapists.
|Operations Research Analyst||Thinking, Persuading, Organizing||
Operations research analysts use mathematics and logic to help organizations make informed decisions and solve problems.
|Optometrist||Building, Thinking, Helping||
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.
|Orthotist or Prosthetist||Building, Thinking, Helping||
Orthotists and prosthetists design and fabricate 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.
|Painters, Construction and Maintenance||Building, Organizing||
Painters apply paint, stain, and coatings to walls and ceilings, buildings, large machinery and equipment, and bridges and other structures.
|Painting and Coating Worker||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Painting and coating workers apply finishes, often using machines, to products such as cars, jewelry, and ceramics.
|Paralegal or Legal Assistant||Thinking, Persuading, Organizing||
Paralegals and legal assistants perform a variety of tasks to support lawyers, including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents.
|Personal Financial Advisor||Helping, Persuading, Organizing||
Personal financial advisors provide advice on investments, insurance, mortgages, estate planning, taxes, and retirement to help individuals manage their finances.
|Pest Control Worker||Building, Organizing||
Pest control workers remove unwanted pests, such as roaches, rodents, ants, and termites, that infest buildings and surrounding areas.
|Petroleum Engineer||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
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.
|Pharmacist||Thinking, Helping, Organizing||
Pharmacists dispense prescription medications and provide information to patients about the drugs and their use. They also advise physicians and other healthcare workers on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications to treat health problems. They may help patients with their overall health through activities such as providing immunizations.
|Pharmacy Technician||Building, Organizing||
Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals. They mainly work in retail pharmacies and hospitals.
|Phlebotomist||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Phlebotomists draw blood for purposes such as tests, research, or donations. They help patients or donors who are anxious before or have an adverse reaction after the blood draw.
Photographers use their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that tell a story or record an event.
|Physical Therapist||Building, Thinking, Helping||
Physical therapists help injured or ill people improve movement and manage pain. They are often an important part of preventive care, rehabilitation, and treatment for patients with chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries.
|Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides||Building, Thinking, Helping||
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 to regain movement and manage pain.
Physical therapist assistants are involved in the direct care of patients.
Physical therapist aides often have tasks that are indirectly related to patient care, such as cleaning and setting up the treatment area, moving patients, and doing clerical duties.