List of INFP Careers

If you’re an INFP, chances are pretty good that you dislike or downright hate your career. Part of this is because we are idealists. We see things the way they should be and have troubles accepting the way things are. We keep our heads in the clouds where we come up with great ideas only to have them shot down by others. It’s frustrating and our constant frustration can lead to anger, resentment and hatred.

If you’re new to the work field, say a high school student, understand that you are unique. You should spend a lot of time deciding what career to go into. Don’t just make a quick decision like I did(“I’m good with computers. I’ll do Computer Science.”). It will bite you years down the line when you realize you’re constantly fighting your nature by pretending you’re someone else and trying to fit into a different world than what you were created for.

You will find INFP career lists like the one I’m about to show you all over the Internet. But the plain fact is that we can’t just look at a list and decide we’ll be, for instance, a therapist. We need to learn as much as possible about ourselves, our likes, our dislikes and our personalities. We then need to look at each career and decide: does it require me to use my strengths? Will I be forced to try to use my weakest personality traits as if they were my strongest?

If you’re sick of your career and thinking of switching, I’ve created a worksheet to help you start understanding what’s going on emotionally. Sign up below.

And now on to the list. Check back often, because I’ll be including more information as it becomes available.

Career Option

Description

Median Income

Skills/Strengths Needed

Education Needed

3d Artist

A 3d artist's job involves combining creative skills with knowledge of relevant software.

$51,508

3d artists must possess outstanding artistic skills, as well as fluent with relevant computer software. Additionally, artists must be proficient with creative hardware media such as light boards and stylii for drawing.

Post secondary education at a technical school or university in a relevant field

Actor/Actress

A person who portrays a character in a performance.

$20.26 per Hour

Creativity,Memorization skills,Persistence,Physical stamina,Reading skills and Speaking skills

Formal/Informal

Acupuncturist

The practice of inserting fine needles at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes.

$49,650

Active Listening,Critical Thinking,Social Perceptiveness and Service Orientation.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine,
General Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, 
Other Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, 

Advertising

 Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or give-aways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.

$115,000

Active Listening,Social Perceptiveness,Speaking,Time Management,Reading Comprehension

Bachelor's Degree

Aeronautical Engineer

Aerospace engineers design primarily aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles.

$105,380

Analytical skills,Business skills,Critical-thinking skills,Math skills,Problem-solving skills,Writing skills

Bachelor's Degree

Alcohol and drug addiction counselor

Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders.

$ 43,000

Active Listening,Speaking,Social Perceptiveness,Reading Comprehension,Critical Thinking

Bachelor's Degree

Alternative Medicine Practitioner

Alternative medicine or fringe medicine are practices claimed to have the healing effects of medicine but are disproven, unproven, impossible to prove, or only harmful. 

$73,400.

Active Listening,Speaking,Social Perceptiveness,Reading Comprehension,Critical Thinking

Bachelor's Degree

Archeology

 Conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from human remains, artifacts, architectural features, and structures recovered through excavation, underwater recovery, or other means of discovery.

$64,400.

Writing,Reading Comprehension,Active Listening,Speaking, Critical Thinking

Graduate school

Architect

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

$140,000

Reading Comprehension,Critical Thinking,Active Listening,Complex Problem Solving,Coordination

Bachelor's Degree

Art critic

the person who is inlvolved in the discussion or evaluation of visual art.

$36,360

Speaking,Active Listening,Critical Thinking,Social Perceptiveness,Reading Comprehension,Writing,Monitoring 

Master's and/or doctoral degree in art or art history

Art director at magazine

 Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for the magazine.

$100,000

Active Listening,Speaking,Time Management,Judgment and Decision Making,Reading Comprehension

Bachelor's degree or not

Art Teacher

Teach courses in the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts.

$78,000

 
Speaking,Instructing,Reading Comprehension,Learning Strategies,Active Learning

Masters and PHD

Artist

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

$52500

Active Learning,Critical Thinking,Active Listening,Judgment and Decision Making,Social Perceptiveness

Bachelors/Masters degree

Human rights advocate

Human rights officers address and attempt to stop violations of human rights around the world. 

$39,074

Active Listening,Speaking,Social Perceptiveness,Reading 

Masters Degree

Audiologist

An audiologist is a health-care professional specializing in identifying, diagnosing, treating and monitoring disorders of the auditory and vestibular system portions of the ear. 

$74,890

Communication skills,Compassion,Critical-thinking skills,Patience, Problem-solving skills

Bachelors degree

Author

Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.

$60,250 

Adaptability,Creativity,Critical-thinking skills,Determination,Persuasion,Social perceptiveness,Writing skills

bachelor's degree

Bilingual education teacher

Involves all the duties and responsibilities of a regular classroom teacher, with the added challenge of teaching in two different languages

$50,434

Language Skills,Organization,Patience,Cultural Sensitivity

Bachelor's Degree

Biological Scientist

Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

$80000

 
Science,Critical Thinking,Reading Comprehension,Active Listening,Complex Problem Solving

Bachelor's Degree

Book Reviewer

Analyze literature and write objective reviews for newspapers, magazines and blogs.

$60,250 

Adaptability,Creativity,Critical-thinking skills,Determination,Persuasion,Social perceptiveness,Writing skills

Degrees in English

Career Counselor

Use aptitude and achievement assessments, to help clients evaluate their interests, skills, and abilities.

$56,040

Empathy,Insight,Communication and Listening,Flexibility and Tolerance

Bachelor's Degree

Carpenter

Follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients.

$39,940

Business skills,Detail oriented,Manual dexterity,Math skills,Physical stamina,Physical strength,Problem-solving skills

High school Diploma

Child welfare counselor

They intervene when children are in danger of neglect or abuse. Some help arrange adoptions, locate foster families, or work to get families back together.

$42,120

Active Listening,Speaking,Reading Comprehension,Social Perceptiveness,Service Orientation

Bachelor's Degree

College professor

Instruct students in a wide variety of academic and vocational subjects beyond the high school level. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.

$68,970

Communication skills,Critical-thinking,Resourcefulness,Writing skills.

Master's Degree

Composer

Composers create musical scores for TV, film, and computer games. They use live musicians and sampling to evoke the intended mood or emotion to mirror what’s happening onscreen.

$47,350

Active Learning,Critical Thinking,Active Listening,Judgment and Decision Making,Social Perceptiveness

Musical Training

Computer science, software design, programming, systems analyst

Computer scientists develop and maintain computer-based tools to facilitate and improve their organization's functioning. 

$79,492

Creative,Read and write a lot of code,Critical Thinking,Abstract and Formal Reasoning,Mathematical Skills

Bachelor's degree

Cook

Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts 

$20,550

Attention to Detail,Business Sense,Cleanliness,Creativity,Culinary Expertise,Multitasking,Organization,Motivational,Team Player

work experience,community college

Corporate Trainer

Corporate trainers work in offices to teach skills and knowledge to employees.

$89,170

Critical Thinking,Decision Making,Communication Skills,Management

bachelor's degree

Counselor

Counselors offer guidance to individuals, couples, families and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being. 

$72,580

Social Perceptiveness,Active Listening,Speaking,Service Orientation,Critical Thinking 

doctoral degree

Creative media producer

Coordinate and manage the creation of content for digital formats, such as DVDs, as well as for distribution via the Internet.

$68,440

Monitoring,Speaking,Coordination,Writing,Critical Thinking

Bachelor's Degree

Creative writer

 Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.

$57,750 

Writing,Reading Comprehension,Critical Thinking,Judgment and Decision Making,Active Learning

college degree in English, journalism, or communications

Crisis Counselor

Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. 

$37,370

Social Perceptiveness,Active Listening,Speaking,Service Orientation,Critical Thinking 

doctoral degree

Dancer

Perform dances. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording.

 $35,122

Active Listening,Coordination,Instructing,Service Orientation,Learning Strategies 

Training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. 

Designer

Plans concept by studying information and materials.

$44,150

Layout Skills, Creative Services, Customer Focus, Creativity, Flexibility, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Desktop Publishing Tools, Acute Vision, Handles Rejection

Bachelor's Degree

Development specialist

Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance

$55,930

 
Instructing,Learning Strategies,Active Listening,Speaking,Social Perceptiveness

n addition to a bachelor's degree, training and development specialists also need work experience and strong communication skills.

Dietician/nutritionist

Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease.

$57,910

Reading Comprehension,Monitoring,Critical Thinking,Speaking,Active Listening

Bachelor's Degree

Diplomat

Diplomats represent their country’s government overseas,
and counsel on international issues.

$20,620

Attentive Listening,Emotional Intelligence,Showing Empathy,Assertiveness,Rapport,Politeness

Master's Degree

Diversity Manager

Develops, implements and monitors programs that promote diversity within the company.

$76,000

Communication.
Consultation.
Global & Cultural Awareness.
Leadership & Navigation.
Relationship Management.

Bachelor's degree in human resource management, business administration or closely related field;

Drama Teacher

A drama teacher educates his or her students in different acting styles, methods, and techniques. 

$55,200 

Speaking,.Instructing,Reading Comprehension, Learning Strategies, Active Learning.

Bachelors degree

Drama writer

Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.

$60,250

Adaptability,Creativity,Critical-thinking skills,Determination,Persuasion,Social perceptiveness,Writing skills

Bachelors degree

Early childhood education teacher

Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility.

$28,570

Analytical and problem solving skills
Decision making skills
Effective verbal and communication skills

Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures
Knowledge of safe and appropriate activities for preschool children
Supervisory skills
Team building skills
Time management skills

Bachelors degree

Editor

Plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication.

$56,010

Reading Comprehension,
Writing,
Active Listening ,
Quality Control Analysis,
Critical Thinking

Bachelors degree

Education Administrator

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.

$90,410

Reading Comprehension,
Active Listening, 
Speaking ,
Writing, 
Critical Thinking ,

Masters Degree

Employee assistance counselor

sit down with employees to discuss a variety of issues; these can include family difficulties such as marital problems, issues related to substance abuse or alcoholism, or simply stress related to the job or particular performance reviews.

$66,846

Active Listening,Coordination,Instructing,Service Orientation,Learning Strategies 

Masters Degree

Employee Development Specialist

Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.

$63,539

Active Listening,Coordination,Instructing,Service Orientation,Learning Strategies 

Bachelors Degree

English Teacher

 Planning, preparing and delivering lessons. preparing teaching materials. helping pupils improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills via individual and group sessions.

$47,381

Reading Comprehension ,Instructing,Speaking,Writing ,Active Listening 

Bachelors degree

Entertainer

Provides a form of entertainer.

N/A

Active Listening,Coordination,Instructing,Service Orientation,Learning Strategies 

N/A

Entrepreneur

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations.

$68,000 

Communication.Branding (personal and business),Sales

Strategy,Finance

Executive Secretary

Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. 

$36,500 

Reading Comprehension,Active Listening ,Speaking,Service Orientation ,Writing

Bachelors degree

Fashion Designer

 Design clothing and accessories. Create original designs or adapt fashion trends.

$62,860

 
Active Listening ,Critical Thinking,Social Perceptiveness,Coordination,Speaking 

Bachelor's degree

Film critic

evaluate and rate movies and share their critiques in print and broadcast media.

$59,860


Active Listening,Reading Comprehension ,Critical Thinking,Speaking,Time Management 

Bachelor's Degree

Filmmaker

Responsible for taking the film from the development stage to the finished product.

$68,440

Experience,Education,Training

Bachelor's Degree

Fine Artist

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

$45,080

Active Learning,Critical Thinking,Active Listening,Judgment and Decision Making ,Social Perceptiveness

Vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.

Foreign Language Teacher

Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. 

$44,626

Speaking,Reading Comprehension,Instructing,Active Listening,Writing

Master's Degree

Geologist

Study composition, structure, and history of the earth's crust; examine rocks, minerals, and fossil remains to identify and determine the sequence of processes affecting the development of the earth;

$58,692

Reading Comprehension,Science,Critical Thinking,Speaking,Active Listening

bachelor's degree

Graphic Designer

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos.

$46,900

Operations Analysis,Active Listening,Writing ,Speaking ,Reading Comprehension

bachelor's degree

Health sciences

Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

$94,500

Reading Comprehension,Speaking,Active Listening,Judgment and Decision Making,Critical Thinking

Bachelor's Degree

Health Technician

Provides direct care to patients with or without the supervision of registered nurses. 

$32,363

Communication skills,Medical knowledge, Technical skill, and Physical strength

Bachelor's Degree

Health Technologist

Assist Physicians but can specialize in diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing, or surgical assisting

$60,520

Communication skills,Medical knowledge, Technical skill.

Bachelor's Degree

Home health social worker

Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses.

$51,027

Proficient with current technology, including computers, medical instruments, software, and imaging devices, and be able to adapt to developing technology. They also must have the technical skills to perform laboratory tests, analyze samples, perform complex procedures, and set up diagnostic scans.

Bachelor's Degree

Homeopath

prescribe patients with highly diluted substances based on their symptoms.

$83,710 

Empathy,Good listening skills,Grounding in homeopathic philosophy and methodologies,A anatomy and physiology and Research methodologies.

Bachelor's Degree

Human Resources

 Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.

$58,350

Active Listening ,Speaking ,Reading Comprehension ,Critical Thinking,Writing

Bachelor's Degree

Interior Designer

Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Formulate design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style. 

$48,840

Active Listening,Speaking,Reading Comprehension,Service Orientation,Social Perceptiveness

Bachelor's Degree

Interpretor

Interpreters convert spoken or sign language statements from one language to another. 

$45,430

Acting,Confidence and Composure,Affability

Bachelor's Degree

Investigative journalist, reporter, editor

Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

$37,720

Reading Comprehension,Active Listening ,Writing,Speaking,Critical Thinking

Bachelor's Degree

Journalist

Investigates, collects and presents information as a news story.

$36,360

Enterprising,Artistic,Investigative

Bachelor's Degree

Laboratory Technician

skilled workers that work with complex systems or perform highly technical mechanical or diagnostic tests in medical or scientific laboratories.

$46,680

Compassion,Attention to Detail,Dexterity, stamina , Technical skill.

Bachelor's Degree

Landscape architecture

Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

$63,810

Active Listening,Reading Comprehension,Speaking,Coordination,Time Management

Bachelor's Degree

Legal Mediator

Neutral, non-biased, negotiators for everyone involved in a dispute. 

$58,020

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Bachelor's Degree

Librarian

Administer libraries and perform related library services.

$56,880

Reading Comprehension,Active Listening,Writing,Speaking,Monitoring

Mater's Degree

Life coach

Life coaches work with people one on one or in groups to help them make successful change in their lives.

$58,000 

Great communication skills,
motivating,knowledge of human psychology,Be a good listener
,Interpersonal and organizational skills,Patience,Have IT skill,
Good at engaging in critical thinking

Bachelor's Degree

Linguist

translating, interpreting, or analyzing in two or more languages.

$76,380

Active listening,Speaking, Reading comprehension,Writing, Critical Thinking.

N/A

Marketing specialist

Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign.

$62,150

 
Reading Comprehension,Active Listening,
Complex Problem Solving,Critical Thinking,Judgment and Decision Making

Bachelor's Degree

Massage Therapist

Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.

$38,040

Active Listening,Speaking,Social Perceptiveness,Service Orientation,Writing.

Bachelor's Degree

Media Specialist

work with all types of audio-visual equipment in schools, libraries, and businesses. Depending on the setting, they teach others how to use various multimedia and recording equipment for presentations, classroom lectures, or meetings. 

$45,890

1. Effective oral and written communication skills.

          2. Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with students, staff, and parents.

          3. Ability to organize, catalogue, display, distribute and produce instructional materials.

          4. Ability to select and provide access to a wide variety of materials which meet the needs of various
               learning situations.

          5. Knowledge and ability to teach information and technology literacy needed for independent learning.

          6. Ability to provide an environment conducive to quick accessibility, good study habits, and
               development of proficient media users.

          7. Knowledge of civil rights relating to free access to materials and copyright laws.

          8. Ability to be flexible in order to accommodate teachers, students, parents/guardians, and  
              community members.

          9. Knowledge and ability to work with technology and assist integration in the classroom.

Bachelor's Degree(Education)

Mediator

Facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution through dialogue. Resolve conflicts outside of the court system by mutual consent of parties involved.

$58,020

Negotiation,Active Listening,Speaking,Persuasion,Critical Thinking 

Bachelor's Degree

Medical assistant

Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. 

$98,180

Reading Comprehension,Active Listening,Speaking,Critical Thinking,Service Orientation 

Bachelor's Degree

Minister

Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination.

$49,918

Speaking,Active Listening,Service Orientation,Social Perceptiveness ,Reading Comprehension 

Master's Degree

Missionary

A missionary is a person who enters another country or culture to spread the tenets of his or her religion and to assist others with their physical and spiritual needs.

$87,000 

Speaking,Active Listening,Service Orientation,Social Perceptiveness ,Reading Comprehension 

Bachelor's Degree

Monk

dedicate his life to serving all other living beings, or to be an ascetic who voluntarily chooses to leave mainstream society and live his life in prayer and contemplation.

 
$34,700

Speaking,Active Listening,Service Orientation,Social Perceptiveness ,Reading Comprehension 

N/A

Music Teacher

Teach courses in music. 

 $72,470

Speaking,Instructing,Reading Comprehension,Learning Strategies,Active Learning

Master's Degree

Musician

Play one or more musical instruments or sing. 

$38,820

Dedication,Discipline. Interpersonal skills,Musical talent. 

N/A

Neuroscientist

 Conduct research to develop pharmaceuticals to treat neurological disorders

$82,240

 
Critical Thinking,Science,Reading Comprehension,Active Listening ,Writing

Master's Degree

Newspaper layout

design and format pages or other materials for print or online use.

 $39,840 

Operations Analysis,Active Listening,Writing ,Speaking ,Reading Comprehension

Bachelor's Degree

Non-Practicing Administration attorney

has a valid law license but does not practice. Perhaps the person does something else for a living. The person can practice law so long as their law license is in effect and not suspended.

N/A

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Bachelor's Degree

Novelist

a type of writer, or author, who creates long works of fiction.

$65,960

Adaptability,Creativity,Critical-thinking skills,Determination,Persuasion,Social perceptiveness,Writing skills

Bachelor's Degree

Nurse

plan and provide medical and nursing care to patients in hospital, at home or in other settings who are suffering from chronic or acute physical or mental ill health.

$67,490

Good health and fitness
Caring and compassionate nature
Excellent teamwork and people skills
Observational skills
Ability to use initiative
Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
Verbal and written communication skills
Resilience
Stamina

Bachelor's Degree

Nutritionist or Holistic Health Practitioner or Nurse

who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment. 

$168,614

Good health and fitness
Caring and compassionate nature
Excellent teamwork and people skills
Observational skills
Ability to use initiative
Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
Verbal and written communication skills
Resilience
Stamina

Master's Degree

Occupational therapist

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays. 

$80,150

Service Orientation,Monitoring,Social Perceptiveness,Reading Comprehension,Critical Thinking

Master's Degree

Optometry

Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. 

$103,900

Active Listening,Critical Thinking,Speaking,Science,Reading Comprehension

Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree

Organizational development specialist

Responsible for developing and implementing programs that align workforce with key business strategies and initiatives.

$107,443

Organizational skills, people skills, direction-setting skills, and process skills

Bachelor's Degree

Osteopath

Osteopaths work on the principle that the well-being of a person is dependent on the skeleton, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues all functioning smoothly together. They use touch, physical manipulation, stretching and massage to treat a patient.

$180,495

Good health and fitness
Caring and compassionate nature
Excellent teamwork and people skills
Observational skills
Ability to use initiative
Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
Verbal and written communication skills
Resilience
Stamina

Master's Degree

Painter

 Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

$52500

Active Learning,Critical Thinking,Active Listening,Judgment and Decision Making,Social Perceptiveness

Bachelor's Degree

Park ranger

 Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.

$60,220

 
Speaking,Active Listening,Critical Thinking,Social Perceptiveness,Reading Comprehension 

Bachelor's Degree

Pathologist

 Diagnose presence and stage of diseases using laboratory techniques and patient specimens.

$255,204

Reading Comprehension,Active Listening ,Writing,Speaking ,Critical Thinking 

Bachelor's Degree

Philosopher

Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

$72,470

 
Instructing,Reading Comprehension,Active Listening ,Writing ,Speaking

PHD

Photographer

Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. 

$28,490

Active Listening ,Speaking ,Service Orientation,Social Perceptiveness ,Reading Comprehension

Formal/Informal

Physical Therapist

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.

$84,020

 
Reading Comprehension,Speaking ,Critical Thinking,Service Orientation ,Social Perceptiveness 

Bachelor's Degree

Playwright

Create original plays for publication or performance.

$60,250

Adaptability,Creativity,Critical-thinking skills,Determination,Persuasion,Social perceptiveness,Writing skills

Bachelor's Degree

Poet

Create original poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance. 

$57,750

Writing,Reading Comprehension,Critical Thinking,Judgment and Decision Making,Active Learning

Formal/Informal

Priest

 Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

$49,918

Speaking,Active Listening,Service Orientation,Social Perceptiveness ,Reading Comprehension 

Master's Degree

Project Manager

As the project manager, your job is to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project you are working on. 

$69,147

Leadership Skills,Time Management,Math and Budgeting,
Analytical Skills

Bachelor's Degree

Psychiatrist

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent disorders of the mind.

$188,415

Active Listening,Social Perceptiveness,Speaking,Critical Thinking,Reading Comprehension.

undergraduate school, 4 years of medical school & 3 - 7 years in internship and residency programs.

Psychodrama Therapist

elp people to overcome their emotional problems and cope with tough situations using a range of psychological treatments, such as hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic therapy.

$52,676

 
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Bachelors Degree

Psychologist

Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.

$72,580

 
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Bachelors Degree

Public Health Educator

Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. 

$43,840 

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Bachelors Degree

Reading Teacher

Certified reading teachers teach the basics of reading and literacy awareness to young children, ranging from the proper way to hold a book to alphabet identification and correct word pronunciation. At the middle and high school levels, reading teachers encourage students to reach higher reading levels by helping them improve vocabulary, spelling and summary techniques.

$54,890 for elementary school teachers, 
$55,860 for middle school teachers, 
$57,200 for secondary school teachers

Active Listening,Speaking,Social Perceptiveness,Service Orientation,
Instructing.

Bachelors Degree

Recruiter

are responsible for leading the staffing efforts of a company and building a strong workforce that adds to the company’s bottom line. 

$45,902 

Active Listening,Coordination,Instructing,Service Orientation,Learning Strategies 

Bachelors Degree

Rehabilitation Counselor

Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life.

$33,880

Active Listening,Perceptiveness,Monitoring,Speaking,Critical Thinking.

Bachelors Degree

Religious Educator

supervise school or church education programs affiliated with a particular religion or Christian denomination. 

$45,160

Speaking,
Social Perceptiveness,Reading Comprehension,Active Listening,
Coordination.

Bachelors Degree

Religious worker

conduct religious ceremonies and rituals that are significant to their chosen faith or denomination.

$34,700

knowledge of theology and philosophy

Bachelors Degree

Reporter

Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

$37,720

Reading Comprehension,
Active Listening,Writing,
Speaking,Critical Thinking.

Bachelors Degree

Research assistant

undergraduates looking to get credit for assisting a professor in their research, and will perform experiments under their supervision.

$38,800

Communication,
Attention to Detail,
Critical Thinking,Technical Skills.

Bachelors Degree

Research Worker

 Undertake research projects and work.

$81,223

Reading Comprehension,Active Listening,Writing,Speaking,Critical Thinking 

Bachelors Degree

Researcher

Plan, develop, or conduct surveys. May analyze and interpret the meaning of survey data, determine survey objectives, or suggest or test question wording. 

$53,920

Reading Comprehension,
Active Listening,Writing,Speaking,Critical Thinking 

Bachelors Degree

Restaurant Worker

ensure that patrons have an enjoyable dining experience by providing quality customer service.

$23,020

Communication. ...
Customer Service. ...
Multitasking. ...
Problem-Solving.

Formal/Informal

Runaway Youth Counselor

act as role models, mentors and advocates to young people facing a wide range of challenges, such as behavioral and legal issues, substance abuse and dysfunction in the home. 

$46,000

Experience working with young people,
Technical skills,Certifications to preform CPR, first aid and crisis intervention
Understanding of the legal, educational and medical systems

Bachelors Degree

Scholar

a specialist in a particular branch of study, especially the humanities

 $44,853

Communication skills,Critical-thinking,Resourcefulness,Writing skills.

PHD

School Counselor

 Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

$53,660

Active Listening,
Speaking,Reading Comprehension ,
Social Perceptiveness,Writing.

Masters Degree

Scientist

plan and carry out experiments and investigations in a range of areas, from medical research to industrial science. 

$76,961

Flexibility.Decisiveness,A logical and independent mind,
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy,Excellent analytical skills,
Teamwork skills,Interpersonal skills,Written and oral communication skills

Bachelors Degree

Screen writer

ork with directors and producers to write scripts for films or TV shows. 

$60,250 

Have an in-depth understanding of story, plot and narrative
Understand the different ways that films affect audiences
Be familiar with current formats for presenting screenplays
Be able to demonstrate creative imagination
Be able to bring to life the individuality of characters
Be able to write visually, using sound and dialogue to support action
Be dedicated and well organised
Be able to work as part of a team
Be able to work to strict deadlines
Be able to handle frequent rejection
Be ambitious
Be realistic

Formal/Informal

Sculptor

Carves objects from stone, concrete, plaster, wood, or other material, using abrasives and tools, such as chisels, gouges, and mall.

$50,628

 
Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Bachelors degree

Social sciences(sociology, psychology, anthropology, political science, geography, history)

Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems.

$99,730

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Masters Degree

Special Education Teacher

work with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.

$56,830 for special education teachers, secondary school
$55,780 for special education teachers, middle school
$53,820 for special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school
$52,480 for special education teachers, preschool

Communication skills. Special education teachers discuss student’s needs and performances with general education teachers, parents, and administrators. They also explain difficult concepts in terms that students with learning disabilities can understand.
Critical-thinking skills. Special education teachers assess students’ progress and use that information to adapt lessons to help them learn.
Interpersonal skills. Special education teachers regularly work with general education teachers, school counselors, administrators, and parents to develop Individualized Education Programs. As a result, they need to be able to build positive working relationships.
Patience. Working with students with special needs and different abilities can be difficult. Special education teachers should be patient with each student, as some may need the instruction given aloud, at a slower pace, or in writing.                                  
Resourcefulness. Special education teachers must develop different ways to present information in a manner that meets the needs of their students. They also help general education teachers adapt their lessons to the needs of students with disabilities.

Bachelors degree

Speech pathologist

Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use.

$73,410

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Masters Degree

Surveyor

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries.

$58,020 

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Bachelors Degree

Teacher

Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. 

$24,900

 
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.

Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.

at least 2 years of college coursework.

Team building/conflict resolution

Facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution through dialogue.

 $58,020

Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Formal/Informal

Therapist

The outpatient therapist will provide culturally competent mental health services to individuals and families who are experiencing varying levels of difficulties due to life situations or mental health concerns.

$84,020

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Masters Degree

Trainer

 Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. 

$44,670 

 
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.

Bachelors degree

Translator

nterpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

$44,190

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Bachelors degree

Veterinarian

 Diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of animals. 

$88,490

Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Bachelors degree

Video Editor

Plan, coordinate, or edit content of video for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication.

$56,010

 
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Bachelors degree

Vocational Counselor

Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

$53,660

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Masters Degree

Waiter or Waitress

 Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment.

$18,540

 
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Formal/Informal

Website design

creates the look, layout, and features of a website. 

$64,970

 
Programming — Writing computer programs for various purposes.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Bachelors degree

Writer

Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material.

$60,250 

Adaptability,Creativity,Critical-thinking skills,Determination,Persuasion,Social perceptiveness,Writing skills

Bachelors degree

Yoga instructor

Yoga instructors help to guide students in yoga through a variety of postures, and breathing exercises.

$29,210

You should have an outgoing personality, Be an excellent communicator and good at motivating people, and be sensitive to the needs of others. Excellent health and physical fitness are important as you are a walking presentation of your abilities. 

Formal/Informal

Youth Counselor

act as role models, mentors and advocates to young people facing a wide range of challenges, such as behavioral and legal issues, substance abuse and dysfunction in the home. 

$46,000

Experience working with young people, such as at camps or through scouting and youth organizations
Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
Certifications to preform CPR, first aid and crisis intervention
Understanding of the legal, educational and medical systems

Bachelors Degree

 

 

 

 

 

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