Salary LevelMuch Above 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 (29.19) percent of respondents had : Post-Doctoral Training
- Some (23.01) percent of respondents had :Doctoral Degree
- Some (22.41) percent of respondents had :Master's Degree
Interest Code : IR
- 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.
- Realistic-Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Mathematical Reasoning-The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
- 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.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Number Facility-The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Persistence-Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Top 3 Values
- 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.
- Working Conditions-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
- 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.
- Science-Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- 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.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- 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.
- Physics-Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Engineering and Technology-Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Chemistry-Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
- Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers.
- Direct testing and monitoring of contamination of radioactive equipment, and recording of personnel and plant area radiation exposure data.
- Describe and express observations and conclusions in mathematical terms.
- Analyze data from research conducted to detect and measure physical phenomena.
- Observe the structure and properties of matter, and the transformation and propagation of energy, using equipment such as masers, lasers, and telescopes to explore and identify the basic principles governing these phenomena.
- Develop theories and laws on the basis of observation and experiments, and apply these theories and laws to problems in areas such as nuclear energy, optics, and aerospace technology.
- Teach physics to students.
- Report experimental results by writing papers for scientific journals or by presenting information at scientific conferences.
- Design computer simulations to model physical data so that it can be better understood.
- Collaborate with other scientists in the design, development, and testing of experimental, industrial, or medical equipment, instrumentation, and procedures.
- Thinking Creatively-Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others-Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
- Processing Information-Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- 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
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Contact With Others-This job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
- Music or sound editing software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
- Expert system software e.g. Ansible software
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. Aptech Systems GAUSS
- Development environment software e.g. Assembler
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD
- Development environment software e.g. C
- Object or component oriented development software e.g. C++
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. CERN Physics Analysis Workstation PAW
- Development environment software e.g. Eclipse IDE
- Frequency analyzers e.g.Analog frequency analyzers
- Sound measuring apparatus or decibel meter e.g.Analog sound level meters
- Analytical balances
- Laboratory safety furnaces e.g.Annealing furnaces
- Signal generators e.g.Arbitrary function generators
- Lasers e.g.Argon ion lasers
- Atomic absorption AA spectrometers
- Chromatographic detectors e.g.Atomic emission detectors AED
- Scanning probe microscopes e.g.Atomic force microscopes