Best Careers for Extroverts

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Here are two simple questions. Answer just yes or no.

  1. Do you feel comfortable being in a group? Yes or no.
  2. Do you prefer working with others? Yes or no.

If you answer yes to the two questions above then you are most likely an extrovert.

If you feel more comfortable being in a small group and prefer working alone, you are most likely an introvert. Find out the best jobs for introverts.

So you think you’re an extrovert?

Before you read the list of the best jobs for extroverts.

How we created the list of the best jobs for extroverts

We want you to understand our methodology when choosing these careers.

We don’t want people commenting below saying things like:

“Pilots are not for extroverts. They are in their cockpit for 90% of the time.”
“As a transportation manager, I’m in my office all the time doing stupid paperwork. This list is b***s***.”

What methodology did we use to come up with the list?

There are 3 main criteria we look at when researching and picking out the best careers for extroverts.

  1. How much of their work is spent interacting with others?
  2. How important is teamwork in their job?
  3. How important is it for them to coordinate or lead others in their job?

Now that’s out of the way.

Here are 15 of the best jobs for extroverts.


The Best Jobs for Extroverts

Oral Surgeons

perform surgery and related procedures on the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions to treat diseases, injuries, or defects. May diagnose problems of the oral and maxillofacial regions. May perform surgery to improve function or appearance.
Salary: $234990
Education: Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Family and General Practitioners

Dr. Kristin Miller from
Alberto Zambrano, MD from
2 reviews
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.
Salary: $214370
Education: Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Airline Pilots and Flight Engineers

Victor Costello from RyanAir
Kate Tian from An air ambulance service in Alberta
Brett Manders from
Martin Pletzer from A major European Airline
Patrick Smith from One of the bigger commercial carriers
5 reviews
pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing, multi-engine aircraft, usually on scheduled air carrier routes, for the transport of passengers and cargo. Requires Federal Air Transport Pilot certificate and rating for specific aircraft type used. Includes regional, National, and international airline pilots and flight instructors of airline pilots.
Salary: $186870
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction


Pharmacists

Andy Boysan from The Independent Online Pharmacy
Osas Nosa-Idahosa, MBA, BCPS, Pharm.D, BCGP, BCACP from Dignity Health
Melissa Sörgel from
6 reviews
dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.
Salary: $125460
Education: Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Quality Control Systems Managers

1 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.
Salary: $118190
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

Art Directors

formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
Salary: $114490
Education: Bachelor's degree


Transportation Managers

Alicia Xu from Canadian Alliance
1 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.
Salary: $105100
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

Lodging Managers

Izzy Defourny from Kafunta Safaris
Michael Ort from Hyatus
2 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.
Salary: $65270
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

Meeting, Convention and Event Planners

Linda Bluemel from Trafo Baden
Bill Elafros from BEAT esports
Avery Jones from AblazePR
Greg Jenkins from Bravo Productions
5 reviews
coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.
Salary: $55890
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Forest Fire Inspectors

enforce fire regulations, inspect forest for fire hazards and recommend forest fire prevention or control measures. May report forest fires and weather conditions.
Salary: $52130
Education: No degree required
High job satisfaction

Radio Operators

receive and transmit communications using radiotelephone equipment in accordance with government regulations. May repair equipment.
Salary: $49250
Education: No degree required

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

interview loan applicants to elicit information; investigate applicants' backgrounds and verify references; prepare loan request papers; and forward findings, reports, and documents to appraisal department. Review loan papers to ensure completeness, and complete transactions between loan establishment, borrowers, and sellers upon approval of loan.
Salary: $42780
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth


Dental Assistants

assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.
Salary: $42310
Education: Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Veterinary Technicians

Crystal Litzenberger from An emergency hospital in central New Jersey
Natasha Nanji from Small animal clinics
2 reviews
perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.
Salary: $37860
Education: Associate's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Orderlies

transport patients to areas such as operating rooms or x-ray rooms using wheelchairs, stretchers, or moveable beds. May maintain stocks of supplies or clean and transport equipment.
Salary: $31780
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth


Additional resources for extroverts

28 of the best jobs for introverts
Everything you need to know about extroversion
5 myths about introverts and extroverts
Are you an extrovert test?

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