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.
|Secretary or Administrative Assistant||Persuading, Organizing||
Secretaries and administrative assistants do routine clerical and organizational tasks. They arrange files, prepare documents, schedule appointments, and support other staff.
|Securities, Commodities, or Financial Services Sales Agent||Persuading, Organizing||
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents connect buyers and sellers in financial markets. They sell securities to individuals, advise companies in search of investors, and conduct trades.
|Security Guards and Gambling Surveillance Officers||Building, Persuading, Organizing||
Security guards and gambling surveillance officers protect property against theft, vandalism, and other illegal activity.
|Semiconductor Processor||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Semiconductor processors oversee the manufacturing of semiconductor devices, which are commonly known as integrated circuits or microchips. These microchips are found in all electronic devices—including cell phones, cars, and laptops—and are an important part of modern life.
|Sheet Metal Worker||Building||
Sheet metal workers fabricate or install products that are made from thin metal sheets, such as ducts used in heating and air conditioning systems.
|Skincare Specialist||Building, Helping, Persuading||
Skincare specialists, also known as estheticians, provide cleansing and other face and body treatments to enhance a person’s appearance.
|Small Engine Mechanic||Building, Organizing||
Small engine mechanics inspect, service, and repair motorized power equipment. Mechanics often specialize in one type of equipment, such as motorcycles, motorboats, or outdoor power equipment.
|Social or Community Service Manager||Helping, Persuading||
Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise programs and organizations that support public well-being. They direct workers who provide these services to the public.
|Social or Human Service Assistant||Helping, Organizing||
Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.
|Social Worker||Helping, Persuading||
Social workers help individuals, groups, and families prevent and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Clinical social workers diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional problems.
|Sociologist||Thinking, Creating, Helping||
Sociologists study society and social behavior by examining the groups, cultures, organizations, social institutions, and processes that develop when people interact and work together.
|Software Developers, Quality Assurance Analysts, and Testers||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Software developers create the computer applications that allow users to do specific tasks and the underlying systems that run the devices or control networks. Software quality assurance analysts and testers design and execute software tests to identify problems and learn how the software works.
|Solar Photovoltaic Installer||Building, Organizing||
Solar photovoltaic (PV) installers, also known as PV installers, assemble, set up, and maintain rooftop or other systems that convert sunlight into energy.
|Special Education Teacher||Creating, Helping||
Special education teachers work with students who have learning, mental, emotional, or physical disabilities. They adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects to students with mild to moderate disabilities. They also teach basic skills to students with severe disabilities.
|Special Effects Artists and Animators||Creating||
Special effects artists and animators create two- and three-dimensional models, images that appear to move, and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media.
|Speech-Language Pathologist||Thinking, Creating, Helping||
Speech-language pathologists (sometimes called speech therapists) assess and treat people who have speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. They also treat clients who have problems swallowing.
|Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Stationary engineers and boiler operators control stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or for industrial purposes.
|Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors||Thinking, Helping||
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors advise people on a range of issues, such as those relating to alcoholism, addictions, or depression. They provide support, including for prevention, to help clients recover from addiction, modify problem behaviors, or improve mental health.
|Surgical Assistants and Technologists||Building, Helping, Organizing||
Surgical assistants and technologists help with surgical operations. Surgical assistants, also called surgical first assistants, help surgeons with tasks such as making incisions, placing clamps, and closing surgical sites. Surgical technologists, also called operating room technicians, prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment, and help doctors and first assistants during surgeries.
|Survey Researcher||Thinking, Persuading, Organizing||
Survey researchers design surveys and analyze data. Surveys are used to collect factual data, such as employment and salary information, or to ask questions in order to understand people’s opinions, preferences, beliefs, or desires.