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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 Interpreters and Translators.

Importance*More Info
1.Ability Utilization84
2.Achievement72
3.Social Service69
Working Conditions69
5.Autonomy66
6.Moral Values62
7.Social Status59
Compensation59
9.Recognition56
Security56
* Importance out of 100

Work Interests

Learn about the most important work interests for Interpreters and Translators.

Importance*More Info
1.Artistic83
2.Social72
3.Conventional44
4.Investigative39
5.Enterprising17
6.Realistic6
* Importance out of 100

Work Interests Scores

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.
83
Social
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
72
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.
44
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.
39
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.
17
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

Ability Utilization
Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities.
84
Achievement
Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment.
72
Social Service
Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people.
69
Working Conditions
Workers on this job have good working conditions.
69
Autonomy
Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision.
66
Moral Values
Workers on this job are never pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
62
Social Status
Workers on this job are looked up to by others in their company and their community.
59
Compensation
Workers on this job are paid well in comparison with other workers.
59
Recognition
Workers on this job receive recognition for the work they do.
56
Security
Workers on this job have steady employment.
56