Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care and educate patients and the public about various health conditions.
Funeral Service Workers
Funeral service workers organize and manage the details of a ceremony honoring a deceased person.
Insurance underwriters evaluate insurance applications and decide whether to provide insurance, and under what terms.
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Computer and information research scientists invent and design new approaches to computing technology and find innovative uses for existing technology.
Mathematicians and Statisticians
Mathematicians and statisticians analyze data and apply mathematical and statistical techniques to help solve problems.
Atmospheric Scientists, Including Meteorologists
Atmospheric scientists study the weather and climate.
Economists collect and analyze data, research trends, and evaluate economic issues for resources, goods, and services.
Health Educators and Community Health Workers
Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Court reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, and other legal proceedings.
Dietitians and Nutritionists
Dietitians and nutritionists advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Audiologists diagnose, manage, and treat a patient’s hearing, balance, or ear problems.
Travel agents sell transportation, lodging, and entertainment activities to individuals and groups planning trips.
Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems.
Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers
Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services.
Sales managers direct organizations' sales teams.
Administrative Services Managers
Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate activities that help an organization run efficiently.
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Computer and information systems managers plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization.
Financial managers create financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.
Compensation and Benefits Managers
Compensation and benefits managers plan, develop, and oversee programs to pay employees.
Training and Development Managers
Training and development managers plan, coordinate, and direct skills- and knowledge-enhancement programs for an organization’s staff.
Human Resources Managers
Human resources managers plan, coordinate, and direct the administrative functions of an organization.
Industrial Production Managers
Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants.
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers run establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.
Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish.
Preschool and Childcare Center Directors
Preschool and childcare center directors supervise and lead their staffs, design program plans, oversee daily activities, and prepare budgets.
Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals
Elementary, middle, and high school principals oversee all school operations, including daily school activities.
Postsecondary Education Administrators
Postsecondary education administrators oversee student services, academics, and faculty research at colleges and universities.
Architectural and Engineering Managers
Architectural and engineering managers plan, direct, and coordinate activities in architectural and engineering companies.
Food Service Managers
Food service managers are responsible for the daily operation of restaurants or other establishments that prepare and serve food and beverages.
Lodging managers ensure that traveling guests have a pleasant experience at their establishment with accommodations. They also ensure that the business is run efficiently and profitably.
Medical and Health Services Managers
Medical and health services managers plan, direct, and coordinate the business activities of healthcare providers.
Natural Sciences Managers
Natural sciences managers supervise the work of scientists, including chemists, physicists, and biologists.
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties.
Social and Community Service Managers
Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise programs and organizations that support public well-being.
Top executives plan strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals.
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators
Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators evaluate insurance claims.
Cost estimators collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to make a product or provide a service.
Human Resources Specialists
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They also handle employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Management analysts recommend ways to improve an organization’s efficiency.
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
Meeting, convention, and event planners arrange all aspects of events and professional gatherings.
Accountants and Auditors
Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records.
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
Appraisers and assessors of real estate provide a value estimate on land and buildings.
Budget analysts help public and private organizations plan their finances.
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions.
Personal Financial Advisors
Personal financial advisors provide advice to help individuals manage their finances and plan for their financial future.
Financial examiners ensure compliance with laws governing financial institutions and transactions.
Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications for people and businesses.
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents determine how much is owed in taxes and collect tax from individuals and businesses on behalf of the government.
Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
Software developers create the applications or systems that run on a computer or another device.
Computer Support Specialists
Computer support specialists provide help and advice to computer users and organizations.
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and find a solution that is more efficient and effective.
Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of computer networks.
Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty.
Operations Research Analysts
Operations research analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help solve complex issues.
Architects plan and design houses, factories, office buildings, and other structures.
Landscape architects design parks and other outdoor spaces.
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
Cartographers and photogrammetrists collect, measure, and interpret geographic information in order to create and update maps and charts for regional planning, education, and other purposes.
Surveyors make precise measurements to determine property boundaries.
Aerospace engineers design primarily aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles.
Biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with medical sciences to design and create equipment, devices, computer systems, and software.
Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the use of fuel, drugs, food, and many other products.
Civil engineers design, build, and supervise infrastructure projects and systems.
Computer Hardware Engineers
Computer hardware engineers research, design, develop, and test computer systems and components.
Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment.
Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems.
Industrial engineers devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
Marine engineers and naval architects design, build, and maintain ships, from aircraft carriers to submarines and from sailboats to tankers.
Materials engineers develop, process, and test materials used to create a wide range of products.
Mechanical engineers design, develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal sensors and devices.
Mining and Geological Engineers
Mining and geological engineers design mines to safely and efficiently remove minerals for use in manufacturing and utilities.
Nuclear engineers research and develop the processes, instruments, and systems used to derive benefits from nuclear energy and radiation.
Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface.
Drafters use software to convert the designs of engineers and architects into technical drawings.
Civil Engineering Technicians
Civil engineering technicians help civil engineers to plan, design, and build highways, bridges, and other infrastructure projects for commercial, industrial, residential, and land development projects.
Environmental Engineering Technicians
Environmental engineering technicians carry out the plans that environmental engineers develop.
Industrial Engineering Technicians
Industrial engineering technicians assist industrial engineers in creating systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or provide a service.
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Mechanical engineering technicians help mechanical engineers design, develop, test, and manufacture mechanical devices.
Market Research Analysts
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service.
Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Surveying and mapping technicians collect data and make maps of the Earth' surface.
Agricultural and Food Scientists
Agricultural and food scientists research ways to improve the efficiency and safety of agricultural establishments and products.
Biochemists and Biophysicists
Biochemists and biophysicists study the chemical and physical principles of living things and of biological processes.
Microbiologists study microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, algae, fungi, and some types of parasites.
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
Zoologists and wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their ecosystems.
Epidemiologists are public health professionals who investigate patterns and causes of disease and injury in humans.
Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health.
Physicists and Astronomers
Physicists and astronomers study the ways in which various forms of matter and energy interact.
Chemists and Materials Scientists
Chemists and materials scientists study substances at the atomic and molecular levels and analyze the ways in which the substances interact with one another.
Environmental Scientists and Specialists
Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health.
Geoscientists study the physical aspects of the Earth.
Hydrologists study how water moves across and through the Earth’s crust.
Survey researchers design and conduct surveys and analyze data.
Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals relate to one another and to their environments.
Sociologists study society and social behavior.
Urban and Regional Planners
Urban and regional planners develop land use plans and programs that help create communities, accommodate population growth, and revitalize physical facilities.
Anthropologists and Archeologists
Anthropologists and archeologists study the origin, development, and behavior of humans.
Political scientists study the origin, development, and operation of political systems.
Biological technicians help biological and medical scientists conduct laboratory tests and experiments.
Chemical technicians use special instruments and techniques to assist chemists and chemical engineers.
Geological and Petroleum Technicians
Geological and petroleum technicians provide support to scientists and engineers in exploring and extracting natural resources.
Nuclear technicians assist physicists, engineers, and other professionals in nuclear research and nuclear energy production.
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
Environmental science and protection technicians monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution and contamination.
Forensic Science Technicians
Forensic science technicians aid criminal investigations by collecting and analyzing evidence.
Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors provide treatment and advise people who suffer from alcoholism, drug addiction, or other mental or behavioral problems.
School and Career Counselors
School counselors help students develop the academic and social skills needed to succeed. Career counselors help people choose a path to employment.
Marriage and Family Therapists
Marriage and family therapists help people manage and overcome problems with family and other relationships.
Rehabilitation counselors help people with physical, mental, developmental, or emotional disabilities live independently.
Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives.
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole.
Social and Human Service Assistants
Social and human service assistants provide client services in a variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work.
Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Paralegals and legal assistants perform a variety of tasks to support lawyers.
Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and technical subjects beyond the high school level.
Preschool teachers educate and care for children younger than age 5 who have not yet entered kindergarten.
Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers
Kindergarten and elementary school teachers instruct young students in basic subjects in order to prepare them for future schooling.
Middle School Teachers
Middle school teachers educate students, typically in sixth through eighth grades.
Career and Technical Education Teachers
Career and technical education teachers instruct students in various technical and vocational subjects, such as auto repair, healthcare, and culinary arts.
Special Education Teachers
Special education teachers work with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.
Adult Literacy and High School Equivalency Diploma Teachers
Adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers instruct adults in basic skills, such as reading and speaking English. They also help students earn their high school equivalent diploma.
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Workers
Archivists and curators oversee collections of historic items or artwork. Museum technicians and conservators prepare or restore items in museum collections.
Library Technicians and Assistants
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library.
Instructional coordinators oversee school curriculums and teaching standards. They develop instructional material, implement it, and assess its effectiveness.
Teacher assistants work with a licensed teacher to give students additional attention and instruction.
Art directors are responsible for the visual style and images in magazines, newspapers, product packaging, and movie and television productions.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Multimedia artists and animators create images that appear to move and visual effects for various forms of media and entertainment.
Industrial designers combine art, business, and engineering to develop the concepts for manufactured products.
Fashion designers create clothing, accessories, and footwear.
Floral designers arrange live, dried, and silk flowers and greenery to make decorative displays.
Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers.
Interior designers make indoor spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting essential and decorative items.
Actors express ideas and portray characters in theater, film, television, and other performing arts media.
Producers and Directors
Producers and directors create motion pictures, television shows, live theater, commercials, and other performing arts productions.
Athletes and Sports Competitors
Athletes and sports competitors participate in organized, officiated sporting events to entertain spectators.
Coaches and Scouts
Coaches teach amateur or professional athletes the skills they need to succeed at their sport.
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
Umpires, referees, and other sports officials preside over competitive athletic or sporting events to help maintain standards of play.
Dancers and Choreographers
Dancers and choreographers use dance performances to express ideas and stories.
Music Directors and Composers
Music directors lead musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music in a variety of musical styles.
Musicians and Singers
Musicians and singers play instruments or sing for live audiences and in recording studios.
Announcers present music, news, and sports and may provide commentary or interview guests.
Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts
Reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the public about news and events.
Editors plan, review, and revise content for publication.
Technical writers prepare instruction manuals, how-to guides, journal articles, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily.
Writers and Authors
Writers and authors develop written content for various types of media.
Interpreters and Translators
Interpreters and translators convert information from one language into another language.
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians
Broadcast and sound engineering technicians set up, operate, and maintain the electrical equipment for media programs.
Photographers use their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images.
Film and Video Editors and Camera Operators
Film and video editors and camera operators manipulate moving images that entertain or inform an audience.
Chiropractors treat patients with health problems of the neuromusculoskeletal system, which includes nerves, bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons.
Dentists diagnose and treat problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth.
Optometrists diagnose and treat visual problems and manage diseases, injuries, and other disorders of the eyes.
Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions.
Physicians and Surgeons
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.
Physician assistants practice medicine on teams with physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare workers.
Podiatrists provide medical and surgical care for people with foot, ankle, and lower leg problems.
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care and educate patients and the public about various health conditions.
Occupational therapists treat patients who have injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.
Physical therapists help injured or ill people improve movement and manage pain.
Radiation therapists treat cancer and other diseases in patients by administering radiation treatments.
Recreational therapists plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses.
Respiratory therapists care for patients who have trouble breathing—for example, from a chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma or emphysema.
Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders in children and adults.
Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to protect public health.
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.
Dental hygienists examine patients for signs of oral diseases, such as gingivitis, and provide preventive care, including oral hygiene.
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, Including Vascular Technologists
Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians, including vascular technologists operate special imaging equipment to create images or to conduct tests.
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Nuclear medicine technologists prepare radioactive drugs and administer them to patients for imaging or therapeutic purposes.
Radiologic and MRI Technologists
Radiologic technologists perform diagnostic imaging examinations on patients. MRI technologists operate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to create diagnostic images.
EMTs and Paramedics
Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.
Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals.
Surgical technologists assist in surgical operations.
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Veterinary technologists and technicians do medical tests that help diagnose animals’ injuries and illnesses.
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic nursing care.
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Medical records and health information technicians organize and manage health information data.
Opticians help fit eyeglasses and contact lenses, following prescriptions from ophthalmologists and optometrists.
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians
Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians collect data on and analyze many types of work environments and work procedures.
Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.
Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides
Home health aides and personal care aides help people with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or cognitive impairment by assisting in their daily living activities.
Nursing Assistants and Orderlies
Nursing assistants provide basic care and help patients with activities of daily living. Orderlies transport patients and clean treatment areas.
Psychiatric Technicians and Aides
Psychiatric technicians and aides care for people who have mental illness and developmental disabilities.
Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides
Occupational therapy assistants and aides help patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working.
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
Physical therapist assistants and aides work under the direction and supervision of physical therapists.
Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body.
Dental assistants provide patient care, take x rays, keep records, and schedule appointments.
Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in hospitals, offices of physicians, and other healthcare facilities.
Medical transcriptionists listen to voice recordings that physicians and other healthcare workers make and convert them into written reports.
Firefighters control and put out fires and respond to emergencies where life, property, or the environment is at risk.
Correctional Officers and Bailiffs
Correctional officers oversee those who have been arrested and are awaiting trial or who have been sentenced to serve time in jail or prison. Bailiffs are law enforcement officers who maintain safety and order in courtrooms.
Police and Detectives
Police officers protect lives and property. Detectives and criminal investigators gather facts and collect evidence of possible crimes.
Private Detectives and Investigators
Private detectives and investigators search for information about legal, financial, and personal matters.
Chefs and Head Cooks
Chefs and head cooks oversee the daily food preparation at restaurants and other places where food is served.
Cooks prepare, season, and cook a wide range of foods.
Food Preparation Workers
Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers.
Bartenders mix drinks and serve them directly to customers or through wait staff.
Food and Beverage Serving and Related Workers
Food and beverage serving and related workers perform a variety of customer service, food preparation, and cleaning duties in eating and drinking establishments.
Waiters and Waitresses
Waiters and waitresses take orders and serve food and beverages to customers in dining establishments.
Janitors and Building Cleaners
Janitors and building cleaners keep many types of buildings clean, orderly, and in good condition.
Pest Control Workers
Pest control workers remove unwanted pests that infest buildings and surrounding areas.
Grounds Maintenance Workers
Grounds maintenance workers ensure that the grounds of houses, businesses, and parks are attractive, orderly, and healthy.
Animal Care and Service Workers
Animal care and service workers attend to animals.
Gaming Services Workers
Gaming services workers serve customers in gambling establishments, such as casinos or racetracks.
Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists provide haircutting, hairstyling, and a range of other beauty services.
Manicurists and Pedicurists
Manicurists and pedicurists clean, shape, and beautify fingernails and toenails.
Skincare specialists cleanse and beautify the face and body to enhance a person’s appearance.
Flight attendants provide routine services and respond to emergencies to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers.
Childcare workers attend to the basic needs of children, such as dressing, feeding, and overseeing play.
Fitness Trainers and Instructors
Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities.
Recreation workers design and lead activities to help people stay active, improve fitness, and have fun.
Cashiers process payments from customers purchasing goods and services.
Retail Sales Workers
Retail sales workers help customers find products they want and process customers’ payments.
Advertising Sales Agents
Advertising sales agents sell advertising space to businesses and individuals.
Insurance Sales Agents
Insurance sales agents contact potential customers and sell one or more types of insurance.
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations.
Models pose for artists, photographers, and other clients to help advertise products.
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents
Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties.
Sales engineers sell complex scientific and technological products or services to businesses.
Bill and Account Collectors
Bill and account collectors try to recover payment on overdue bills.
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations and check financial records for accuracy.
Tellers are responsible for accurately processing routine transactions at a bank.
Customer Service Representatives
Customer service representatives interact with customers to handle complaints, process orders, and answer questions.
Receptionists do tasks such as answering phones, receiving visitors, and providing information about their organization to the public.
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers, also called public safety telecommunicators, answer emergency and nonemergency calls.
Postal Service Workers
Postal service workers sell postal products and collect, sort, and deliver mail.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Secretaries and administrative assistants perform routine clerical and administrative duties.
Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for items that are printed or published online.
Agricultural workers maintain crops and tend to livestock.
Fishing and Hunting Workers
Fishing and hunting workers catch and trap various types of animal life.
Masonry workers use bricks, concrete and concrete blocks, and natural and manmade stones to build structures.
Carpenters construct, repair, and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials.
Flooring Installers and Tile and Marble Setters
Flooring installers and tile and marble setters lay and finish carpet, wood, vinyl, and tile.
Construction Laborers and Helpers
Construction laborers and helpers perform many tasks that require physical labor on construction sites.
Construction Equipment Operators
Construction equipment operators drive, maneuver, or control the heavy machinery used to construct roads, buildings and other structures.
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers
Drywall and ceiling tile installers hang wallboard and install ceiling tile inside buildings. Tapers prepare the wallboard for painting, using tape and other materials.
Glaziers install glass in windows, skylights, and other fixtures in buildings.
Construction and Maintenance Painters
Painters apply paint, stain, and coatings to walls and ceilings, buildings, large machinery and equipment, and bridges and other structures.
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters install and repair piping fixtures and systems.
Roofers replace, repair, and install the roofs of buildings.
Ironworkers install structural and reinforcing iron and steel to form and support buildings, bridges, and roads.
Construction and Building Inspectors
Construction and building inspectors ensure that construction meets building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.
Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers
Elevator and escalator installers and repairers install, maintain, and fix elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and other lifts.
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Hazardous materials removal workers identify and dispose of harmful substances such as asbestos, lead, and radioactive waste.
Automotive Body and Glass Repairers
Automotive body and glass repairers restore, refinish, and replace vehicle bodies and frames, windshields, and window glass.
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Automotive service technicians and mechanics inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks.
Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics
Diesel service technicians and mechanics inspect, repair, and overhaul buses, trucks, or any vehicle with a diesel engine.
Small Engine Mechanics
Small engine mechanics inspect, service, and repair motorized power equipment.
General Maintenance and Repair Workers
General maintenance and repair workers fix and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings.
Line Installers and Repairers
Line installers and repairers install or repair electrical power systems and telecommunications cables, including fiber optics.
Medical Equipment Repairers
Medical equipment repairers install, maintain, and repair patient care equipment.
Assemblers and Fabricators
Assemblers and fabricators assemble finished products and the parts that go into them.
Bakers mix ingredients according to recipes in order to make breads, pastries, and other baked goods.
Metal and Plastic Machine Workers
Metal and plastic machine workers set up and operate machines that cut, shape, and form metal and plastic materials or pieces.
Machinists and Tool and Die Makers
Machinists and tool and die makers set up and operate machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools.
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join, repair, or cut metal parts and products
Woodworkers manufacture a variety of products such as cabinets and furniture, using wood, veneers, and laminates.
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
Stationary engineers and boiler operators control stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment.
Quality Control Inspectors
Quality control inspectors examine products and materials for defects or deviations from specifications.
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers design, construct, adjust, repair, appraise and sell jewelry.
Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians and Medical Appliance Technicians
Dental and ophthalmic laboratory technicians and medical appliance technicians construct, fit, or repair medical appliances and devices.
Airline and Commercial Pilots
Airline and commercial pilots fly and navigate airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft.
Air Traffic Controllers
Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of aircraft to maintain safe distances between them.
Passenger Vehicle Drivers
Passenger vehicle drivers operate buses, taxis, and other modes of transportation to take people from place to place.
Heavy and Tractor-trailer Truck Drivers
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers transport goods from one location to another.
Workers in railroad occupations ensure that passenger and freight trains safely run on time. They may drive trains, coordinate the activities of the trains, or operate signals and switches in the rail yard.
Water Transportation Workers
Water transportation workers operate and maintain vessels that take cargo and people over water.
Material Moving Machine Operators
Material moving machine operators use machinery to transport various objects.
Hand Laborers and Material Movers
Hand laborers and material movers manually move freight, stock, or other materials.
Purchasing Managers, Buyers, and Purchasing Agents
Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations. Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents.
Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain.
Agricultural engineers solve problems concerning power supplies, machine efficiency, the use of structures and facilities, pollution and environmental issues, and the storage and processing of agricultural products.
Health and Safety Engineers
Health and safety engineers combine knowledge of engineering and of health and safety to develop procedures and design systems to protect people from illness and injury and property from damage.
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
Aerospace engineering and operations technicians operate and maintain equipment used in developing, testing, producing, and sustaining new aircraft and spacecraft.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
Electrical and electronics engineering technicians help engineers design and develop electrical and electronic equipment.
Electro-mechanical technicians operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic, or electromechanical equipment.
Conservation Scientists and Foresters
Conservation scientists and foresters manage the overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources.
Geographers study the Earth and the distribution of its land, features, and inhabitants.
Historians research, analyze, interpret, and write about the past by studying historical documents and sources.
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
Agricultural and food science technicians assist agricultural and food scientists.
Craft and Fine Artists
Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create art for sale and exhibition.
Orthotists and Prosthetists
Orthotists and prosthetists design and fabricate medical supportive devices and measure and fit patients for them.
Fire inspectors examine buildings in order to detect fire hazards and ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met.
Financial clerks do administrative work, keep records, help customers, and carry out financial transactions.
Information clerks perform routine clerical duties, maintain records, collect data, and provide information to customers.
Material Recording Clerks
Material recording clerks track product information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule.
General Office Clerks
General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records.
Forest and Conservation Workers
Forest and conservation workers measure and improve the quality of forests.
Logging workers harvest forests to provide the raw material for many consumer goods and industrial products.
Boilermakers assemble, install, maintain, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.
Sheet Metal Workers
Sheet metal workers fabricate or install products that are made from thin metal sheets.
Food and Tobacco Processing Workers
Food and tobacco processing workers operate equipment that mixes, cooks, or processes ingredients used in the manufacture of food and tobacco products.
Painting and Coating Workers
Painting and coating workers paint and coat a wide range of products, often with the use of machines.
High School Teachers
High school teachers teach academic lessons and various skills that students will need to attend college and to enter the job market.
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers handle routine animal care and help scientists, veterinarians, and others with their daily tasks.
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents connect buyers and sellers in financial markets.
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers set up and maintain devices that carry communications signals.
Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians
Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft.
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians
Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles and machinery used in construction, farming, and other industries.
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems.
Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, and Millwrights
Industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights install, maintain, and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery.
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers
Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers control the systems that generate and distribute electric power.
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators manage a system of machines to transfer or treat water or wastewater.
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers install or repair a variety of electrical equipment.
Delivery Truck Drivers and Driver/Sales Workers
Delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers pick up, transport, and drop off packages and small shipments within a local region or urban area.
Members of the Armed Forces
Members of the U.S. military service train for and perform a variety of tasks in order to maintain the U.S. national defense. Servicemembers work in occupations specific to the military, such as fighter pilots or infantrymen. Many other members work in occupations that are equivalent to civilian occupations, such as nurses, doctors, and lawyers.
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists conduct an organization’s compensation and benefits programs.
Fundraisers organize events and campaigns to raise money and other kinds of donations for an organization.
Training and Development Specialists
Training and development specialists plan and administer programs that improve the skills and knowledge of their employees.
Computer Network Architects
Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and Intranets.
Information Security Analysts
Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems.
Web developers design and create websites.
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
Solar photovoltaic (PV) installers assemble, set up, and maintain rooftop or other systems that convert sunlight into energy.
Genetic counselors assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects.
Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners
Nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners coordinate patient care and may provide primary and specialty healthcare.
Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations.
Wind Turbine Technicians
Wind turbine service technicians install, maintain, and repair wind turbines.
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators facilitate negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties to help resolve conflicts outside of the court system.
Emergency Management Directors
Emergency management directors prepare plans and procedures for responding to natural disasters or other emergencies. They also help lead the response during and after emergencies.
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Public relations managers direct the creation of materials that will enhance the public image of their employer or client. Fundraising managers coordinate campaigns that bring in donations for their organization.
Public Relations Specialists
Public relations specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent.
Butchers cut, trim, and package meat for retail sale.
Judges and Hearing Officers
Judges and hearing officers apply the law by overseeing the legal process in courts.
Insulation workers install and replace the materials used to insulate buildings or mechanical systems.
Labor Relations Specialists
Labor relations specialists interpret and administer labor contracts.
Exercise physiologists develop fitness and exercise programs that help injured or sick patients recover.
Last Modified Date: September 30, 2013