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.
|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.
|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 or Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician or Medical Appliance Technician||Building, Organizing||
Dental and ophthalmic laboratory technicians and medical appliance technicians make or repair dentures, eyeglasses, prosthetics, and related products.
|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.
|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.
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician||Building, Thinking, Helping||
Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians operate special equipment to create images or conduct tests. They work closely with physicians and surgeons, who view the images and test results to assess and diagnose medical conditions.
|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.
|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 plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to help people lead healthy lives.
|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.
Drafters use software to convert the designs of architects and engineers into technical drawings. Most workers specialize in architectural, civil, electrical, or mechanical drafting and use technical drawings to help design everything from microchips to skyscrapers.
|Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer, and Taper||Building, Organizing||
Drywall installers and ceiling tile installers hang wallboard and install ceiling tile inside buildings. Tapers prepare the wallboard for painting, using tape and other materials. Many workers both install and tape wallboard.
|Economist||Thinking, Persuading, Organizing||
Economists study the production and distribution of resources, goods, and services by collecting and analyzing data, researching trends, and evaluating economic issues.
Editors plan, review, and revise content for publication.
|Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technician||Building, Thinking||
Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians help electrical and electronics engineers plan and develop communications equipment, computers, medical monitoring devices, or other equipment that is powered by other electricity or electric current. They often work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to test, adjust, and repair equipment. They are also involved in assembling equipment for automation.
|Electrical or Electronics Engineer||Building, Thinking||
Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment, such as electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, or power generation equipment. Electrical engineers also design the electrical systems of automobiles and aircraft.
Electronics engineers design and develop electronic equipment, including broadcast and communications systems, such as portable music players and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices. Many also work in areas closely related to computer hardware.
|Electrical or Electronics Installer or Repairer||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers install or repair a variety of electrical equipment in telecommunications, transportation, utilities, and other industries.
Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories.
|Electro-mechanical Technician||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Electro-mechanical and mechatronics technologists and technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuitry. They operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.
|Elementary, Middle, or High School Principal||Helping, Persuading, Organizing||
Elementary, middle, and high school principals oversee all school operations, including daily school activities. They coordinate curriculums, manage staff, and provide a safe and productive learning environment for students.
|Elevator Installer or Repairer||Building, Thinking, Organizing||
Elevator and escalator installers and repairers install, maintain, and fix elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and other lifts.