Realistic occupations are ones that are skilled trades, and many technical and some service occupations. Many people in this group enjoy a career that lets them use their body energy and work outside in the fresh air. They like to build and fix things. They enjoy working with tools and machines.
For example: construction worker, jeweler, firefighter, emergency medical technician, gardener, pilot, architect, forest ranger
Investigative occupations are ones that are scientific and technical. People in this group are curious about new ideas and enjoy a career that challenges the mind. They like to figure out their own answers to problems. They do well in science.
For example: dental hygienist, geologist, optometrist, dentist, scientist, computer programmer, veterinarian, doctor, insurance underwriter
Social occupations include jobs that help people. People in this group are usually friendly and enjoy being around people. They are patient and good at explaining things. They become wonderful helpers and teachers.
For example: child care worker, customer service agent, athletic trainer, teacher, social worker, nurse, flight attendant, counselor, food service worker, homemaker
Enterprising occupations include managerial and sales occupations. People in this group are good at getting their point across to others and enjoy being a leader. They have a lot of confidence and like to be in charge of things.
For example: public relations, advertising manager, buyer for a store, sales representative, judge, lawyer, politician, hotel manager, real estate broker, business executive, principal
Conventional occupations include office and clerical jobs. People in this group are neat, careful, and enjoy keeping things organized. They are good at following rules and enjoy being part of a team and work well with others.
For example: police officer, secretary, accountant, air traffic controller, museum curator, legal assistant, librarian, investigator, bookkeeper, postal worker, bank teller, cashier, medical records
Artistic occupations include office and clerical jobs. People in this group are independent, original, and like to use their imaginations. With talent, many do well in music and art.
For example: architect, writer, producer, illustrator of books, chef, musician, dancer, advertising, hairdresser, radio and television, photographer, fashion designer, actor.