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Work Satisfaction

Will this job make you happy? The Work Satisfaction section looks at attributes of a particular career that may contribute to a person's level of satisfaction in that career. Are you looking for a stable career with a clear line of promotion or one where advancement is more closely tied to performance than seniority? Do you enjoy working with others or on your own? Work Interests look at broad attributes, while Work Needs present a more detailed view.

Work Needs

Learn about the most important work needs for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education.

Importance*More Info
1.Authority88
2.Social Service84
Achievement84
4.Responsibility81
5.Creativity78
6.Autonomy75
Working Conditions75
Security75
Activity75
Ability Utilization75
* Importance out of 100

Work Interests

Learn about the most important work interests for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education.

Importance*More Info
1.Social100
2.Artistic56
3.Conventional50
4.Investigative44
5.Enterprising22
6.Realistic6
* Importance out of 100

Work Interests Scores

Social
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
100
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.
56
Conventional
Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
50
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.
44
Enterprising
Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
22
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.
6

Work Needs Scores

Authority
Workers on this job give directions and instructions to others.
88
Social Service
Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people.
84
Achievement
Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment.
84
Responsibility
Workers on this job make decisions on their own.
81
Creativity
Workers on this job try out their own ideas.
78
Autonomy
Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision.
75
Working Conditions
Workers on this job have good working conditions.
75
Security
Workers on this job have steady employment.
75
Activity
Workers on this job are busy all the time.
75
Ability Utilization
Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities.
75