Salary LevelAbove Average
|Title||Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.|
|Education||Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).|
|Job Training||Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.|
|Examples||These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. Very advanced communication and organizational skills are required. Examples include librarians, lawyers, aerospace engineers, wildlife biologists, school psychologists, surgeons, treasurers, and controllers.|
|SVP Range||(8.0 and above)|
- Majority (65.97) percent of respondents had : Doctoral Degree
- Some (16.94) percent of respondents had :Post-Doctoral Training
- Some (16.57) percent of respondents had :Master's Degree
Interest Code : SIA
- Social-Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
- Artistic-Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Speech Clarity-The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- Written Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Independence-Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Leadership-Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Top 3 Values
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Recognition-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Science-Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Instructing-Teaching others how to do something.
- 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.
- Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Geography-Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
- Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
- Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
- Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
- Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
- Supervise students' laboratory and field work.
- Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
- Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
- Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
- Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
- Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Thinking Creatively-Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
- Training and Teaching Others-Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Public Speaking-Mostly you have to perform public speaking in this job
- Document management software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD
- Computer based training software e.g. Blackboard Learn
- Calendar and scheduling software
- Word processing software e.g. Collaborative editing software
- Computer based training software e.g. Course management system software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
- Computer based training software e.g. Desire2Learn
- Information retrieval or search software e.g. DOC Cop
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Atomic absorption AA spectrometers e.g.Atomic absorption AA spectroscopes
- Slide projectors e.g.Carousel slide projectors
- Oxygen gas analyzers e.g.CHNS/O Analyzer
- Digital cameras e.g.Compact digital cameras
- Compact disk players or recorders e.g.Compact disk CD players
- Scanners e.g.Computer data input scanners
- Laser printers e.g.Computer laser printers
- Teleconference equipment e.g.Conference telephones
- Desktop computers
- Pocket calculator e.g.Digital calculators