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Realistic

People with Realistic interests like work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and answers. They like working with plants and animals, and real-world materials, like wood, tools, and machinery. They enjoy outside work.

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Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians
Agricultural Equipment Operators
Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, & Systems Assemblers
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Ambulance Drivers & Attendants
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Animal Trainers
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Audio & Video Equipment Technicians
Automotive Body & Related Repairers
Automotive Glass Installers & Repairers
Automotive Master Mechanics
Automotive Specialty Technicians
Avionics Technicians
Bakers
Bright Outlook
Barbers
Bright Outlook
Biological Technicians
Boilermakers
Bright Outlook
Brickmasons & Blockmasons
Broadcast Technicians
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
Butchers & Meat Cutters
Cabinetmakers & Bench Carpenters
Camera & Photographic Equipment Repairers
Camera Operators, Television, Video, & Motion Picture
Carpet Installers
Bright Outlook
Cartographers & Photogrammetrists
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Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
Chemical Equipment Operators & Tenders
Chemical Plant & System Operators
Civil Drafters
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Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
Coating, Painting, & Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Coin, Vending, & Amusement Machine Servicers & Repairers
Commercial Pilots
Computer Network Support Specialists
Bright Outlook
Computer User Support Specialists
Computer, Automated Teller, & Office Machine Repairers
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal & Plastic
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Construction & Building Inspectors
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Construction Carpenters
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Construction Laborers
Control & Valve Installers & Repairers
Conveyor Operators & Tenders
Cooks, Fast Food
Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria
Bright Outlook
Cooks, Restaurant
Cooling & Freezing Equipment Operators & Tenders
Correctional Officers & Jailers
Crane & Tower Operators
Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Cutters & Trimmers, Hand
Cutting & Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Cutting, Punching, & Press Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Bright Outlook
Dental Laboratory Technicians
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers
Dredge Operators
Drywall & Ceiling Tile Installers
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Earth Drillers
Electric Motor, Power Tool, & Related Repairers
Electrical & Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Electrical & Electronics Installers & Repairers, Transportation Equipment
Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Commercial & Industrial Equipment
Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, & Relay
Electrical Drafters
Electrical Engineering Technicians
Bright Outlook
Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers
Electricians
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
Electronic Equipment Installers & Repairers, Motor Vehicles
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers & Repairers
Electronics Engineering Technicians
Bright Outlook
Elevator Installers & Repairers
Embalmers
Engine & Other Machine Assemblers
Etchers & Engravers
Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Extruding & Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, & Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Fabric & Apparel Patternmakers
Fabric Menders
Fallers
Farm Equipment Mechanics & Service Technicians
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, & Aquacultural Animals
Bright Outlook
Fence Erectors
Fiberglass Laminators & Fabricators
Fish & Game Wardens
Bright Outlook
Floor Layers
Food Batchmakers
Forest Firefighters
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Foundry Mold & Coremakers
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, & Kettle Operators & Tenders
Furniture Finishers
Gem & Diamond Workers
Bright Outlook
Geological Sample Test Technicians
Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, & Finishers
Bright Outlook
Glaziers
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, & Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanics & Installers
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Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
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Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, & Tile & Marble Setters
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Helpers--Extraction Workers
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Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers
Home Appliance Repairers
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, & Wall
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Insulation Workers, Mechanical
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Janitors & Cleaners
Jewelers
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Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand
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Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers
Lathe & Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers
Layout Workers, Metal & Plastic
Locksmiths & Safe Repairers
Locomotive Engineers
Machinists
Bright Outlook
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners
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Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
Bright Outlook
Mechanical Door Repairers
Mechanical Drafters
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
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Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians
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Medical Appliance Technicians
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Medical Equipment Preparers
Medical Equipment Repairers
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators & Tenders
Milling & Planing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Bright Outlook
Millwrights
Mine Cutting & Channeling Machine Operators
Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Model Makers, Metal & Plastic
Model Makers, Wood
Molding & Casting Workers
Molding, Coremaking, & Casting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Motorboat Mechanics & Service Technicians
Motorcycle Mechanics
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Municipal Firefighters
Musical Instrument Repairers & Tuners
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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
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Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators
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Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
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Orthotists & Prosthetists
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Outdoor Power Equipment & Other Small Engine Mechanics
Painters, Construction & Maintenance
Painters, Transportation Equipment
Painting, Coating, & Decorating Workers
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Paperhangers
Patternmakers, Metal & Plastic
Patternmakers, Wood
Bright Outlook
Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators
Pest Control Workers
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, & Applicators, Vegetation
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Pilots, Ship
Bright Outlook
Pipe Fitters & Steamfitters
Plasterers & Stucco Masons
Plating & Coating Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
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Plumbers
Police Patrol Officers
Potters, Manufacturing
Power Distributors & Dispatchers
Power Plant Operators
Precious Metal Workers
Prepress Technicians & Workers
Print Binding & Finishing Workers
Printing Press Operators
Radio Mechanics
Radio Operators
Bright Outlook
Radiologic Technologists
Rail Car Repairers
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
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Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
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Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
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Riggers
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Bright Outlook
Roofers
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Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas
Bright Outlook
Rough Carpenters
Sailors & Marine Oilers
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Wood
Bright Outlook
Security Guards
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, & Still Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Bright Outlook
Set & Exhibit Designers
Sewing Machine Operators
Sheet Metal Workers
Shoe & Leather Workers & Repairers
Signal & Track Switch Repairers
Slaughterers & Meat Packers
Soil & Plant Scientists
Sound Engineering Technicians
Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
Stone Cutters & Carvers, Manufacturing
Bright Outlook
Stonemasons
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Structural Iron & Steel Workers
Structural Metal Fabricators & Fitters
Bright Outlook
Surgical Technologists
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Surveying Technicians
Tailors, Dressmakers, & Custom Sewers
Tank Car, Truck, & Ship Loaders
Tapers
Bright Outlook
Team Assemblers
Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers
Bright Outlook
Terrazzo Workers & Finishers
Textile Knitting & Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Bright Outlook
Tile & Marble Setters
Tool & Die Makers
Tool Grinders, Filers, & Sharpeners
Transportation Vehicle, Equipment & Systems Inspectors
Bright Outlook
Tree Trimmers & Pruners
Upholsterers
Bright Outlook
Veterinary Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Watch Repairers
Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant & System Operators
Bright Outlook
Weatherization Installers & Technicians
Welders, Cutters, & Welder Fitters
Welding, Soldering, & Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Bright Outlook
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators & Tenders
Agricultural Inspectors
Agricultural Technicians
Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers
Bright Outlook
Anesthesiologist Assistants
Animal Breeders
Animal Control Workers
Athletes & Sports Competitors
Bright Outlook
Athletic Trainers
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Automotive & Watercraft Service Attendants
Automotive Engineering Technicians
Automotive Engineers
Aviation Inspectors
Baggage Porters & Bellhops
Bailiffs
Bright Outlook
Bicycle Repairers
Biofuels Processing Technicians
Biomass Plant Technicians
Bridge & Lock Tenders
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity
Bright Outlook
Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians
Civil Engineering Technicians
Bright Outlook
Civil Engineers
Cleaning, Washing, & Metal Pickling Equipment Operators & Tenders
Coil Winders, Tapers, & Finishers
Bright Outlook
Commercial Divers
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Computer & Information Research Scientists
Continuous Mining Machine Operators
Cooks, Short Order
Bright Outlook
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
Bright Outlook
Couriers & Messengers
Bright Outlook
Dentists, General
Bright Outlook
Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas
Dishwashers
Drilling & Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Driver/Sales Workers
Electrical Engineering Technologists
Electromechanical Engineering Technologists
Electronics Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Endoscopy Technicians
Bright Outlook
Environmental Engineering Technicians
Environmental Engineers
Bright Outlook
Environmental Restoration Planners
Extruding & Forming Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Synthetic & Glass Fibers
Farm & Home Management Advisors
Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop
First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop & Horticultural Workers
Bright Outlook
Fishers & Related Fishing Workers
Bright Outlook
Floor Sanders & Finishers
Food & Tobacco Roasting, Baking, & Drying Machine Operators & Tenders
Food Cooking Machine Operators & Tenders
Bright Outlook
Food Preparation Workers
Food Science Technicians
Forest & Conservation Technicians
Forest & Conservation Workers
Bright Outlook
Forest Fire Inspectors & Prevention Specialists
Foresters
Freight & Cargo Inspectors
Fuel Cell Engineers
Fuel Cell Technicians
Gaming Surveillance Officers & Gaming Investigators
Gas Compressor & Gas Pumping Station Operators
Gas Plant Operators
Geothermal Technicians
Graders & Sorters, Agricultural Products
Grinding & Polishing Workers, Hand
Bright Outlook
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
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Helpers--Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Helpers--Electricians
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, & Stucco Masons
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Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
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Helpers--Production Workers
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Helpers--Roofers
Highway Maintenance Workers
Bright Outlook
Histotechnologists & Histologic Technicians
Hoist & Winch Operators
Bright Outlook
Human Factors Engineers & Ergonomists
Bright Outlook
Hunters & Trappers
Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
Bright Outlook
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining
Locomotive Firers
Log Graders & Scalers
Logging Equipment Operators
Machine Feeders & Offbearers
Bright Outlook
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
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Manicurists & Pedicurists
Manufactured Building & Mobile Home Installers
Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
Manufacturing Engineers
Manufacturing Production Technicians
Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters & Trimmers
Mechanical Engineering Technologists
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
Microsystems Engineers
Mine Shuttle Car Operators
Molecular & Cellular Biologists
Motion Picture Projectionists
Motorboat Operators
Bright Outlook
Museum Technicians & Conservators
Nanosystems Engineers
Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians
Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Neurodiagnostic Technologists
Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
Nursery Workers
Office Machine Operators
Bright Outlook
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders
Bright Outlook
Packers & Packagers, Hand
Parking Enforcement Workers
Parking Lot Attendants
Photonics Technicians
Bright Outlook
Pile-Driver Operators
Bright Outlook
Pipelayers
Pourers & Casters, Metal
Bright Outlook
Precision Agriculture Technicians
Pressers, Textile, Garment, & Related Materials
Bright Outlook
Pump Operators
Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
Radio, Cellular, & Tower Equipment Installers & Repairers
Bright Outlook
Radiologic Technicians
Bright Outlook
Radiologists
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, & Hostlers
Rail-Track Laying & Maintenance Equipment Operators
Railroad Brake, Signal, & Switch Operators
Range Managers
Recycling & Reclamation Workers
Refractory Materials Repairers
Bright Outlook
Refuse & Recyclable Material Collectors
Remote Sensing Scientists & Technologists
Bright Outlook
Remote Sensing Technicians
Robotics Technicians
Rock Splitters, Quarry
Roof Bolters, Mining
Bright Outlook
Roustabouts, Oil & Gas
Bright Outlook
Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers
Bright Outlook
Security Management Specialists
Bright Outlook
Segmental Pavers
Semiconductor Processors
Bright Outlook
Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners
Bright Outlook
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, & Mining
Sewers, Hand
Bright Outlook
Shampooers
Ship Engineers
Shoe Machine Operators & Tenders
Solar Energy Systems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
Bright Outlook
Solar Thermal Installers & Technicians
Solderers & Brazers
Bright Outlook
Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard
Subway & Streetcar Operators
Bright Outlook
Surgeons
Bright Outlook
Surveyors
Taxi Drivers & Chauffeurs
Telecommunications Engineering Specialists
Textile Bleaching & Dyeing Machine Operators & Tenders
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Timing Device Assemblers & Adjusters
Tire Builders
Tire Repairers & Changers
Traffic Technicians
Transit & Railroad Police
Transportation Attendants
Bright Outlook
Transportation Engineers
Transportation Security Screeners
Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials
Bright Outlook
Veterinarians
Bright Outlook
Veterinary Technologists & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Wellhead Pumpers
Wind Energy Engineers

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Investigative

People with Investigative interests like work that has to do with ideas and thinking rather than physical activity or leading people. They like to search for facts and figure out problems.

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Career name
Bright Outlook
Atmospheric & Space Scientists
Bright Outlook
Audio & Video Equipment Technicians
Bright Outlook
Brickmasons & Blockmasons
Chemical Technicians
Bright Outlook
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal & Plastic
Computer Programmers
Computer Systems Analysts
Bright Outlook
Computer User Support Specialists
Bright Outlook
Construction Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Dental Laboratory Technicians
Bright Outlook
Earth Drillers
Bright Outlook
Elevator Installers & Repairers
Bright Outlook
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics
Bright Outlook
Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health
Bright Outlook
Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Fire Investigators
Bright Outlook
Forensic Science Technicians
Historians
Industrial Engineering Technicians
Bright Outlook
Industrial Engineers
Bright Outlook
Insulation Workers, Mechanical
Lathe & Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Materials Engineers
Mechanical Engineers
Bright Outlook
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians
Bright Outlook
Medical Equipment Preparers
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators & Tenders
Bright Outlook
Millwrights
Mining & Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Network & Computer Systems Administrators
Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
Bright Outlook
Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators
Bright Outlook
Paralegals & Legal Assistants
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
Bright Outlook
Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
Bright Outlook
Riggers
Bright Outlook
Rough Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Software Developers, Applications
Soil & Plant Scientists
Soil & Water Conservationists
Bright Outlook
Structural Iron & Steel Workers
Aerospace Engineers
Agricultural Engineers
Bright Outlook
Allergists & Immunologists
Bright Outlook
Anesthesiologists
Animal Breeders
Animal Scientists
Anthropologists
Archeologists
Bright Outlook
Astronomers
Bright Outlook
Audiologists
Bright Outlook
Bicycle Repairers
Biochemical Engineers
Bright Outlook
Biochemists & Biophysicists
Bioinformatics Scientists
Bioinformatics Technicians
Biologists
Biomedical Engineers
Bright Outlook
Biostatisticians
Business Intelligence Analysts
Chemical Engineers
Chemists
Bright Outlook
Climate Change Analysts
Bright Outlook
Clinical Psychologists
Bright Outlook
Computer & Information Research Scientists
Computer Hardware Engineers
Computer Network Architects
Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
Coroners
Bright Outlook
Cytogenetic Technologists
Bright Outlook
Cytotechnologists
Data Warehousing Specialists
Database Architects
Bright Outlook
Dentists, General
Bright Outlook
Dermatologists
Bright Outlook
Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas
Bright Outlook
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Dietetic Technicians
Bright Outlook
Dietitians & Nutritionists
Economists
Electrical Engineers
Electronics Engineers
Energy Engineers
Environmental Economists
Environmental Engineers
Bright Outlook
Environmental Restoration Planners
Epidemiologists
Bright Outlook
Family & General Practitioners
Bright Outlook
Financial Quantitative Analysts
Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers
Food Scientists & Technologists
Geneticists
Bright Outlook
Geodetic Surveyors
Geographers
Geographic Information Systems Technicians
Bright Outlook
Geoscientists
Geospatial Information Scientists & Technologists
Bright Outlook
Hearing Aid Specialists
Bright Outlook
Histotechnologists & Histologic Technicians
Bright Outlook
Human Factors Engineers & Ergonomists
Bright Outlook
Hydrologists
Bright Outlook
Industrial Ecologists
Industrial Engineering Technologists
Industrial Safety & Health Engineers
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Intelligence Analysts
Bright Outlook
Internists, General
Logging Equipment Operators
Logistics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Management Analysts
Bright Outlook
Marine Architects
Bright Outlook
Marine Engineers
Bright Outlook
Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists
Materials Scientists
Mathematical Technicians
Bright Outlook
Mathematicians
Mechatronics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Bright Outlook
Medical Scientists
Microbiologists
Microsystems Engineers
Molecular & Cellular Biologists
Nanosystems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Naturopathic Physicians
Bright Outlook
Neurologists
Bright Outlook
Neuropsychologists & Clinical Neuropsychologists
Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
Nuclear Engineers
Bright Outlook
Nuclear Medicine Physicians
Bright Outlook
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Bright Outlook
Nurse Anesthetists
Bright Outlook
Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Bright Outlook
Operations Research Analysts
Bright Outlook
Ophthalmologists
Bright Outlook
Optometrists
Bright Outlook
Orthodontists
Bright Outlook
Orthoptists
Bright Outlook
Pathologists
Bright Outlook
Pediatricians, General
Bright Outlook
Petroleum Engineers
Pharmacists
Photonics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians
Bright Outlook
Physicists
Bright Outlook
Podiatrists
Political Scientists
Product Safety Engineers
Bright Outlook
Prosthodontists
Bright Outlook
Psychiatrists
Bright Outlook
Quality Control Analysts
Bright Outlook
Radiologists
Bright Outlook
Registered Nurses
Bright Outlook
Respiratory Therapists
Robotics Engineers
Bright Outlook
School Psychologists
Sociologists
Bright Outlook
Software Developers, Systems Software
Software Quality Assurance Engineers & Testers
Bright Outlook
Sports Medicine Physicians
Bright Outlook
Surgeons
Survey Researchers
Transportation Planners
Bright Outlook
Urban & Regional Planners
Bright Outlook
Urologists
Validation Engineers
Bright Outlook
Veterinarians
Bright Outlook
Veterinary Technologists & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Water Resource Specialists
Water/Wastewater Engineers
Bright Outlook
Web Developers
Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists

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Artistic

People with Artistic interests like work that deals with the artistic side of things, such as acting, music, art, and design. They like creativity in their work and work that can be done without following a set of rules.

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Career name
Bright Outlook
Actors
Architectural Drafters
Camera Operators, Television, Video, & Motion Picture
Bright Outlook
Chefs & Head Cooks
Bright Outlook
Childcare Workers
Commercial & Industrial Designers
Craft Artists
Desktop Publishers
Fashion Designers
Bright Outlook
Film & Video Editors
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, & Illustrators
Floral Designers
Furniture Finishers
Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, & Finishers
Graphic Designers
Bright Outlook
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists
Interior Designers
Jewelers
Merchandise Displayers & Window Trimmers
Musical Instrument Repairers & Tuners
Photographers
Bright Outlook
Set & Exhibit Designers
Shoe & Leather Workers & Repairers
Sound Engineering Technicians
Stone Cutters & Carvers, Manufacturing
Tailors, Dressmakers, & Custom Sewers
Bright Outlook
Tile & Marble Setters
Bright Outlook
Training & Development Specialists
Anthropologists
Architects
Bright Outlook
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
Art Directors
Art Therapists
Bright Outlook
Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Astronomers
Bright Outlook
Biochemists & Biophysicists
Broadcast News Analysts
Choreographers
Bright Outlook
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
Cooks, Private Household
Bright Outlook
Counseling Psychologists
Dancers
Editors
Bright Outlook
Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
English Language & Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Foreign Language & Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Geneticists
Bright Outlook
Interpreters & Translators
Landscape Architects
Bright Outlook
Makeup Artists, Theatrical & Performance
Bright Outlook
Marriage & Family Therapists
Bright Outlook
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers
Models
Multimedia Artists & Animators
Music Composers & Arrangers
Music Directors
Musicians, Instrumental
Bright Outlook
Nannies
Bright Outlook
Philosophy & Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Poets, Lyricists & Creative Writers
Political Scientists
Bright Outlook
Preschool Teachers
Public Address System & Other Announcers
Radio & Television Announcers
Reporters & Correspondents
Bright Outlook
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
Sewers, Hand
Singers
Sociologists
Bright Outlook
Speech-Language Pathologists
Bright Outlook
Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors
Bright Outlook
Technical Writers
Video Game Designers

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Social

People with Social interests like working with others to help them learn and grow. They like working with people more than working with objects, machines, or information. They like teaching, giving advice, and helping and being of service to people.

Bright Outlook
Career name
Bright Outlook
Ambulance Drivers & Attendants
Bright Outlook
Childcare Workers
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers
Bright Outlook
Educational, Guidance, School, & Vocational Counselors
Emergency Management Directors
Bright Outlook
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics
Equal Opportunity Representatives & Officers
Forest Firefighters
Bright Outlook
Health Educators
Bright Outlook
Home Health Aides
Bright Outlook
Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses
Bright Outlook
Medical Assistants
Bright Outlook
Nursing Assistants
Bright Outlook
Orthotists & Prosthetists
Bright Outlook
Residential Advisors
Bright Outlook
Teacher Assistants
Bright Outlook
Training & Development Specialists
Bright Outlook
Acupuncturists
Bright Outlook
Acute Care Nurses
Bright Outlook
Adapted Physical Education Specialists
Adult Basic & Secondary Education & Literacy Teachers & Instructors
Bright Outlook
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Anthropology & Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Arbitrators, Mediators, & Conciliators
Bright Outlook
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Area, Ethnic, & Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Art Therapists
Bright Outlook
Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Athletic Trainers
Bright Outlook
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, & Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity
Bright Outlook
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
Bright Outlook
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Child, Family, & School Social Workers
Bright Outlook
Chiropractors
Clergy
Bright Outlook
Coaches & Scouts
Bright Outlook
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Community Health Workers
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Concierges
Bright Outlook
Counseling Psychologists
Bright Outlook
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
Bright Outlook
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Critical Care Nurses
Crossing Guards
Bright Outlook
Customer Service Representatives
Bright Outlook
Dental Hygienists
Dietetic Technicians
Bright Outlook
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Education Administrators, Preschool & Childcare Center/Program
Bright Outlook
Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Elementary School Teachers
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Bright Outlook
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
English Language & Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Exercise Physiologists
Farm & Home Management Advisors
Bright Outlook
Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors
Bright Outlook
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
Bright Outlook
Foreign Language & Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
Forestry & Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Funeral Attendants
Bright Outlook
Genetic Counselors
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
Graduate Teaching Assistants
Bright Outlook
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Healthcare Social Workers
Bright Outlook
Hearing Aid Specialists
Bright Outlook
History Teachers, Postsecondary
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Hospitalists
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop
Informatics Nurse Specialists
Bright Outlook
Instructional Coordinators
Kindergarten Teachers
Bright Outlook
Law Teachers, Postsecondary
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
Locker Room, Coatroom, & Dressing Room Attendants
Bright Outlook
Low Vision Therapists, Orientation & Mobility Specialists, & Vision Rehabilitation Therapists
Bright Outlook
Marriage & Family Therapists
Bright Outlook
Massage Therapists
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers
Bright Outlook
Mental Health Counselors
Middle School Teachers
Bright Outlook
Midwives
Music Therapists
Bright Outlook
Nannies
Bright Outlook
Nurse Midwives
Bright Outlook
Nurse Practitioners
Bright Outlook
Nursing Instructors & Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Occupational Therapists
Bright Outlook
Occupational Therapy Aides
Bright Outlook
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Park Naturalists
Bright Outlook
Patient Representatives
Bright Outlook
Personal Care Aides
Bright Outlook
Philosophy & Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Physical Therapist Aides
Bright Outlook
Physical Therapist Assistants
Bright Outlook
Physical Therapists
Bright Outlook
Physician Assistants
Bright Outlook
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Preschool Teachers
Bright Outlook
Preventive Medicine Physicians
Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Specialists
Psychiatric Aides
Psychiatric Technicians
Bright Outlook
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Public Address System & Other Announcers
Bright Outlook
Radiation Therapists
Bright Outlook
Recreation & Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Recreation Workers
Recreational Therapists
Bright Outlook
Registered Nurses
Bright Outlook
Rehabilitation Counselors
Bright Outlook
Respiratory Therapists
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Secondary School Teachers
Bright Outlook
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
Bright Outlook
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten & Elementary School
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
Bright Outlook
Special Education Teachers, Preschool
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
Bright Outlook
Speech-Language Pathologists
Bright Outlook
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
Bright Outlook
Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors
Bright Outlook
Tour Guides & Escorts
Bright Outlook
Tutors
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, & Ticket Takers
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Waiters & Waitresses

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Enterprising

People with Enterprising interests like work that has to do with starting up and carrying out business projects. These people like taking action rather than thinking about things. They like persuading and leading people, making decisions, and taking risks for profit.

Bright Outlook
Career name
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, & Hearing Officers
Bright Outlook
Administrative Services Managers
Air Traffic Controllers
Airfield Operations Specialists
Bright Outlook
Bartenders
Bright Outlook
Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
Bright Outlook
Chefs & Head Cooks
Bright Outlook
Computer & Information Systems Managers
Bright Outlook
Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, & Radio
Farm & Ranch Managers
Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Food Service Managers
Human Resources Specialists
Industrial Production Managers
Mates- Ship, Boat, & Barge
Bright Outlook
Medical & Health Services Managers
Morticians, Undertakers, & Funeral Directors
Municipal Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors
Bright Outlook
Opticians, Dispensing
Parts Salespersons
Bright Outlook
Private Detectives & Investigators
Bright Outlook
Producers
Bright Outlook
Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers
Public Relations Specialists
Advertising & Promotions Managers
Advertising Sales Agents
Agents & Business Managers of Artists, Performers, & Athletes
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
Amusement & Recreation Attendants
Bright Outlook
Appraisers, Real Estate
Aquacultural Managers
Architectural & Engineering Managers
Bright Outlook
Baristas
Biofuels Production Managers
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Managers
Biomass Power Plant Managers
Bridge & Lock Tenders
Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists & Site Managers
Bright Outlook
Business Continuity Planners
Bright Outlook
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Buyers & Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
Chief Executives
Chief Sustainability Officers
Clergy
Bright Outlook
Clinical Nurse Specialists
Bright Outlook
Clinical Research Coordinators
Bright Outlook
Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
Compensation & Benefits Managers
Bright Outlook
Construction Managers
Copy Writers
Counter & Rental Clerks
Bright Outlook
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
Bright Outlook
Credit Counselors
Criminal Investigators & Special Agents
Bright Outlook
Curators
Bright Outlook
Customer Service Representatives
Bright Outlook
Customs Brokers
Demonstrators & Product Promoters
Directors, Religious Activities & Education
Bright Outlook
Distance Learning Coordinators
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News & Street Vendors, & Related Workers
Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School
Bright Outlook
Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Bright Outlook
Energy Brokers
Farm Labor Contractors
Bright Outlook
Financial Examiners
Bright Outlook
Financial Managers, Branch or Department
First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry & Animal Care Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers
Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation & Serving Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand
Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Office & Administrative Support Workers
Bright Outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Police & Detectives
First-Line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators
Bright Outlook
Fitness & Wellness Coordinators
Bright Outlook
Flight Attendants
Bright Outlook
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
Forest Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors
Bright Outlook
Fraud Examiners, Investigators & Analysts
Bright Outlook
Fundraisers
Funeral Service Managers
Gaming Managers
Gaming Supervisors
Bright Outlook
General & Operations Managers
Geothermal Production Managers
Green Marketers
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop
Human Resources Managers
Hydroelectric Production Managers
Information Technology Project Managers
Bright Outlook
Instructional Designers & Technologists
Bright Outlook
Insurance Sales Agents
Investment Fund Managers
Judges, Magistrate Judges, & Magistrates
Labor Relations Specialists
Lawyers
Legislators
Bright Outlook
Loan Counselors
Lodging Managers
Logisticians
Logistics Managers
Loss Prevention Managers
Bright Outlook
Management Analysts
Bright Outlook
Marketing Managers
Bright Outlook
Meeting, Convention, & Event Planners
Models
Bright Outlook
Natural Sciences Managers
Nursery & Greenhouse Managers
Bright Outlook
Online Merchants
Bright Outlook
Personal Financial Advisors
Police Detectives
Postmasters & Mail Superintendents
Bright Outlook
Program Directors
Bright Outlook
Public Relations & Fundraising Managers
Purchasing Managers
Quality Control Systems Managers
Railroad Conductors & Yardmasters
Real Estate Brokers
Real Estate Sales Agents
Recycling Coordinators
Regulatory Affairs Managers
Retail Loss Prevention Specialists
Bright Outlook
Retail Salespersons
Sales Agents, Financial Services
Sales Agents, Securities & Commodities
Sales Engineers
Sales Managers
Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products
Search Marketing Strategists
Securities & Commodities Traders
Security Managers
Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs
Ship & Boat Captains
Bright Outlook
Skincare Specialists
Bright Outlook
Social & Community Service Managers
Bright Outlook
Solar Energy Installation Managers
Solar Sales Representatives & Assessors
Bright Outlook
Spa Managers
Storage & Distribution Managers
Supply Chain Managers
Bright Outlook
Sustainability Specialists
Bright Outlook
Talent Directors
Bright Outlook
Technical Directors/Managers
Telemarketers
Bright Outlook
Training & Development Managers
Transportation Managers
Travel Agents
Travel Guides
Bright Outlook
Treasurers & Controllers
Bright Outlook
Urban & Regional Planners
Bright Outlook
Waiters & Waitresses
Wholesale & Retail Buyers
Wind Energy Operations Managers
Wind Energy Project Managers

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Conventional

People with Conventional interests like work that follows set procedures and routines. They prefer working with information and paying attention to detail rather than working with ideas. They like working with clear rules and following a strong leader.

Bright Outlook
Career name
Bright Outlook
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks
Bright Outlook
Cargo & Freight Agents
Bright Outlook
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal & Plastic
Computer Operators
Conveyor Operators & Tenders
Cooks, Fast Food
Bright Outlook
Costume Attendants
Data Entry Keyers
Bright Outlook
Database Administrators
Bright Outlook
Dental Assistants
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers
Dispatchers
Electronic Drafters
Bright Outlook
Energy Auditors
Fallers
Fire Inspectors
Government Property Inspectors & Investigators
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks
Human Resources Assistants
Bright Outlook
Information Security Analysts
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers
Bright Outlook
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers
Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers
Legal Secretaries
Mail Clerks & Mail Machine Operators
Bright Outlook
Mapping Technicians
Bright Outlook
Medical & Health Services Managers
Bright Outlook
Medical Records & Health Information Technicians
Bright Outlook
Medical Secretaries
Medical Transcriptionists
Bright Outlook
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
Bright Outlook
Occupational Health & Safety Technicians
Bright Outlook
Office Clerks, General
Bright Outlook
Paralegals & Legal Assistants
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks
Bright Outlook
Pharmacy Technicians
Photographic Process Workers & Processing Machine Operators
Police, Fire, & Ambulance Dispatchers
Postal Service Clerks
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks
Purchasing Agents
Bright Outlook
Secretaries & Administrative Assistants
Sewing Machine Operators
Bright Outlook
Social & Human Service Assistants
Tellers
Word Processors & Typists
Bright Outlook
Accountants
Bright Outlook
Actuaries
Amusement & Recreation Attendants
Bright Outlook
Archivists
Bright Outlook
Assessors
Audio-Visual & Multimedia Collections Specialists
Bright Outlook
Auditors
Bright Outlook
Baristas
Bill & Account Collectors
Bright Outlook
Billing, Cost, & Rate Clerks
Bioinformatics Scientists
Bright Outlook
Biostatisticians
Bridge & Lock Tenders
Brokerage Clerks
Budget Analysts
Bright Outlook
Cashiers
Chief Executives
Chief Sustainability Officers
City & Regional Planning Aides
Claims Examiners, Property & Casualty Insurance
Bright Outlook
Clinical Data Managers
Bright Outlook
Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
Compensation, Benefits, & Job Analysis Specialists
Compliance Managers
Correspondence Clerks
Bright Outlook
Cost Estimators
Counter & Rental Clerks
Court Clerks
Court Reporters
Credit Analysts
Credit Authorizers
Credit Checkers
Bright Outlook
Curators
Bright Outlook
Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas
Dishwashers
Bright Outlook
Distance Learning Coordinators
Document Management Specialists
Economists
Bright Outlook
Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Environmental Compliance Inspectors
Executive Secretaries & Executive Administrative Assistants
File Clerks
Bright Outlook
Financial Analysts
Bright Outlook
Financial Quantitative Analysts
Bright Outlook
Food Preparation Workers
Bright Outlook
Freight Forwarders
Gaming & Sports Book Writers & Runners
Gaming Cage Workers
Gaming Change Persons & Booth Cashiers
Gaming Dealers
Bright Outlook
Geophysical Data Technicians
Graders & Sorters, Agricultural Products
Grinding & Polishing Workers, Hand
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, & Stucco Masons
Immigration & Customs Inspectors
Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
Bright Outlook
Insurance Claims Clerks
Bright Outlook
Insurance Policy Processing Clerks
Insurance Underwriters
Interviewers
Investment Fund Managers
Bright Outlook
Investment Underwriters
Judicial Law Clerks
Librarians
Library Assistants, Clerical
Library Technicians
License Clerks
Licensing Examiners & Inspectors
Bright Outlook
Loan Interviewers & Clerks
Bright Outlook
Loan Officers
Logistics Analysts
Bright Outlook
Marking Clerks
Bright Outlook
Mathematicians
Meter Readers, Utilities
Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators
Municipal Clerks
New Accounts Clerks
Bright Outlook
Operations Research Analysts
Bright Outlook
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
Bright Outlook
Ophthalmic Medical Technologists
Order Clerks
Bright Outlook
Order Fillers, Wholesale & Retail Sales
Orderlies
Pharmacists
Pharmacy Aides
Bright Outlook
Phlebotomists
Police Identification & Records Officers
Postal Service Mail Carriers
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, & Processing Machine Operators
Procurement Clerks
Proofreaders & Copy Markers
Bright Outlook
Quality Control Analysts
Bright Outlook
Receptionists & Information Clerks
Regulatory Affairs Specialists
Reservation & Transportation Ticket Agents & Travel Clerks
Bright Outlook
Risk Management Specialists
Rock Splitters, Quarry
Bright Outlook
Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks
Slot Supervisors
Social Science Research Assistants
Bright Outlook
Statement Clerks
Statistical Assistants
Bright Outlook
Statisticians
Bright Outlook
Stock Clerks, Sales Floor
Bright Outlook
Surgical Assistants
Survey Researchers
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
Tax Examiners & Collectors, & Revenue Agents
Bright Outlook
Tax Preparers
Telephone Operators
Title Examiners, Abstractors, & Searchers
Bright Outlook
Treasurers & Controllers
Web Administrators
Bright Outlook
Web Developers
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, & Samplers, Recordkeeping

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