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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 approve them.
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Computer and information research scientists design innovative uses for new and existing computing technology.
Mathematicians and Statisticians
Mathematicians and statisticians analyze data and apply computational techniques to solve problems.
Atmospheric Scientists, Including Meteorologists
Atmospheric scientists study, report on, and forecast the weather and climate.
Economists collect and analyze data, research trends, and evaluate economic issues for resources, goods, and services.
Health Education Specialists and Community Health Workers
Health education specialists develop programs to teach people about conditions affecting well-being. Community health workers promote wellness by helping people adopt healthy behaviors.
Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners
Court reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, and other legal proceedings. Simultaneous captioners provide similar transcriptions for television or for presentations in other settings, such as press conferences and business meetings, for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Dietitians and Nutritionists
Dietitians and nutritionists plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to help people lead healthy lives.
Audiologists diagnose, manage, and treat patients who have hearing, balance, or related 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 and Facilities Managers
Administrative services and facilities 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 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 the fields of architecture and engineering.
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 guests have a pleasant experience at an accommodations facility. They also plan, direct, or coordinate activities to ensure that the facility is efficient and profitable.
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 oversee 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 assess the time, money, materials, and labor required to make a product or provide a service.
Human Resources Specialists
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, and interview job applicants and place newly hired workers in jobs. They also may handle compensation and benefits, training, and employee relations.
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.
Property Appraisers and Assessors
Property appraisers and assessors provide a value estimate on real estate and on tangible personal and business property.
Budget analysts help public and private organizations plan their finances.
Financial analysts guide businesses and individuals in decisions about expending money to attain profit.
Personal Financial Advisors
Personal financial advisors provide advice to help individuals manage their money and plan for their financial future.
Financial examiners ensure compliance with laws that govern institutions handling monetary transactions.
Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications.
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, modify, and test code and scripts that allow computer software and applications to function properly.
Software Developers, Quality Assurance Analysts, and Testers
Software developers design computer applications or programs. Software quality assurance analysts and testers identify problems with applications or programs and report defects.
Computer Support Specialists
Computer support specialists maintain computer networks and provide technical help to computer users.
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer systems analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and design ways to improve efficiency.
Database Administrators and Architects
Database administrators and architects create or organize systems to store and secure 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 economic costs of risk and uncertainty.
Operations Research Analysts
Operations research analysts use mathematics and logic 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, develop, and test aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles.
Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
Bioengineers and biomedical engineers combine engineering principles with 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 projects or address problems concerning the release, control, and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.
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 Technologists and Technicians
Civil engineering technologists and technicians help civil engineers plan, design, and build infrastructure and development projects.
Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Environmental engineering technologists and technicians implement the plans that environmental engineers develop.
Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Industrial engineering technologists and technicians help engineers solve problems affecting manufacturing layout or production.
Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians help mechanical engineers design, develop, test, and manufacture machines and other devices.
Market Research Analysts
Market research analysts study consumer preferences, business conditions, and other factors to assess 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 workers who investigate patterns and causes of disease and injury.
Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health.
Physicists and Astronomers
Physicists and astronomers study the interactions of matter and energy.
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 conduct laboratory tests to help scientists analyze the properties of materials.
Geological and Hydrologic Technicians
Geological and hydrologic technicians support scientists and engineers in exploring, extracting, and monitoring 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 advise people on a range of issues, such as those relating to alcoholism, addictions, or depression.
School and Career Counselors and Advisors
School counselors help students develop academic and social skills. Career counselors and advisors 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 prevent and cope with problems in their everyday lives.
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists assist in rehabilitating 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 variety of academic 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 Basic and Secondary Education and ESL Teachers
Adult basic and secondary education and ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers instruct adults in fundamental skills, such as reading and speaking English. They also help students earn their high school equivalency credential.
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.
Librarians and Library Media Specialists
Librarians and library media specialists help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use.
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.
Special Effects Artists and Animators
Special effects 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 make business and creative decisions about film, television, stage, and other 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. Scouts evaluate athletes as possible recruits.
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 and DJs
Announcers present news and sports or may interview guests on media such as radio and television. Disc jockeys (DJs) act as masters of ceremonies (emcees) or play recorded music at weddings, parties, or clubs.
News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists
News analysts, reporters, and journalists keep the public updated about current events and noteworthy information.
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, Sound, and Video Technicians
Broadcast, sound, and video 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 evaluate and treat patients' 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 and provide information to patients about the drugs and their use.
Physicians and Surgeons
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses and address health maintenance.
Physician assistants examine, diagnose, and treat patients under the supervision of a physician.
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 administer doses of radiation to patients who have cancer or other serious diseases.
Recreational therapists plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based medical treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses.
Respiratory therapists care for patients who have trouble breathing—for example, because of a chronic condition such as asthma.
Speech-language pathologists assess and treat people who have communication disorders.
Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to protect public health.
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians perform medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
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
Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians operate special equipment to create images or to conduct tests.
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Nuclear medicine technologists prepare and administer radioactive drugs for imaging or treatment.
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 Assistants and Technologists
Surgical assistants and technologists help with 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 Specialists
Medical records specialists compile, process, and maintain patient files.
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 and Personal Care Aides
Home health and personal care aides monitor the condition of people with disabilities or chronic illnesses and help them with 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 applying pressure to manipulate the body&apos soft tissues and joints.
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 use electronic devices to convert voice recordings from physicians and other healthcare workers into formal reports.
Firefighters control and put out fires and respond to emergencies involving life, property, or the environment.
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.
Security Guards and Gambling Surveillance Officers
Security guards and gambling surveillance officers patrol and protect property from illegal activity.
Chefs and Head Cooks
Chefs and head cooks oversee the daily food preparation at restaurants and other places where food is served.
Cooks season and prepare foods, including soups, salads, entrees, and desserts.
Food Preparation Workers
Food preparation workers perform a variety of tasks other than cooking, such as slicing meat and brewing coffee.
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 take and prepare orders, clear tables, and do other tasks associated with providing food and drink to customers.
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, sanitary, orderly, and in good condition.
Pest Control Workers
Pest control workers remove insects, rodents, and other pests that infest buildings and surrounding areas.
Grounds Maintenance Workers
Grounds maintenance workers install and maintain landscapes, prune trees or shrubs, and do other tasks to ensure that vegetation is attractive, orderly, and safe.
Animal Care and Service Workers
Animal care and service workers attend to or train animals.
Gambling Services Workers
Gambling services workers serve customers in gambling establishments, such as casinos or racetracks.
Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists provide haircutting, hairstyling, and other services related to personal appearance.
Manicurists and Pedicurists
Manicurists and pedicurists clean, shape, and beautify fingernails and toenails.
Skincare specialists provide cleansing and other face and body treatments 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 children’s needs while helping to foster early development.
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.
Public Safety Telecommunicators
Public safety telecommunicators, including 911 operators and fire dispatchers, answer emergency and nonemergency calls and provide resources to assist those in need.
Postal Service Workers
Postal service workers sell postal products and collect, sort, and deliver mail.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Secretaries and administrative assistants do routine clerical and organizational tasks.
Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for items that are printed or published online.
Agricultural workers maintain crops and tend 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 Stone Setters
Flooring installers and tile and stone setters lay and finish carpet, wood, vinyl, tile, and other materials.
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 build 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 equipment 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 make or repair dentures, eyeglasses, prosthetics, and related products.
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.
Railroad workers ensure that passenger and freight trains operate safely. They may drive trains, coordinate the activities of the trains, or control 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 equipment to transport 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 Technologists and Technicians
Aerospace engineering and operations technologists and technicians run and maintain equipment used to develop, test, produce, and sustain aircraft and spacecraft.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians help engineers design and develop equipment that is powered by electricity or electric current.
Electro-mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
Electro-mechanical and mechatronics technologists and technicians operate, test, and maintain electromechanical or robotic 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 detect fire hazards, recommend prevention measures, ensure compliance with state and local fire regulations, and investigate causes of fires.
Financial clerks do administrative work, help customers, and carry out transactions that involve money.
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 Processing Equipment Workers
Food processing equipment workers operate machinery that mixes, cooks, or processes ingredients for manufacturing food products.
Painting and Coating Workers
Painting and coating workers apply finishes, often using machines, to a range of products.
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 oversee wage and nonwage programs that an organization provides to its employees in return for their work. They also evaluate position descriptions to determine details such as classification and salary.
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 and Digital Designers
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 clients' risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as 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 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 positive public image for the clients 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.
Data scientists use analytical tools and techniques to extract meaningful insights from data.
Project Management Specialists
Project management specialists coordinate the budget, schedule, staffing, and other details of a project.
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
Health information technologists and medical registrars advise organizations on computerized healthcare systems and analyze clinical data.