Best Careers for People Who Like To Help Others

Stan T.

Are you someone who likes to help and provide a service to others?

You like working with others to help them learn and grow. You prefer working with people more than working with machines, objects or information.

You are sociable, friendly and understanding.

You like helping and teaching others
You like working with people and in teams
You like building relationships with others
You dislike practical hands-on work

If the above description fits your personality, here are some of the best careers that suit your Helper personality type.


Human Resources Managers

5 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.
Salary: $126700
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Nurse Midwives

diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.
Salary: $106910
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Physical Therapists

6 reviews
assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.
Salary: $88880
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Chiropractors

assess, treat, and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system. May provide spinal adjustment or address sacral or pelvic misalignment.
Salary: $85870
Education: Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Occupational Therapists

assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays.
Salary: $85350
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Emergency Management Directors

plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.
Salary: $82570
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction


Genetic Counselors

assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. Provide information to other healthcare providers or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions. Advise individuals and families to support informed decisionmaking and coping methods for those at risk. May help conduct research related to genetic conditions or genetic counseling.
Salary: $80860
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Registered Nurses

7 reviews
assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.
Salary: $75510
Education: Associate's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Orthotists and Prosthetists

design, measure, fit, and adapt orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses, such as limbs or facial parts for patients with disabling conditions.
Salary: $73860
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Arbitrators and Conciliators

facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution through dialogue. Resolve conflicts outside of the court system by mutual consent of parties involved.
Salary: $72760
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Instructional Coordinators

1 reviews
develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology in specialized fields that provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.
Salary: $67490
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Park Naturalists

plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.
Salary: $65320
Education: Bachelor's degree


Training Specialists

design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.
Salary: $65120
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Dietitians and Nutritionists

plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.
Salary: $61210
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Kindergarten Teachers

1 reviews
teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.
Salary: $58370
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Interpreters and Translators

6 reviews
interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.
Salary: $55230
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Exercise Physiologists

assess, plan, or implement fitness programs that include exercise or physical activities such as those designed to improve cardiorespiratory function, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility.
Salary: $54760
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Marriage and Family Therapists

diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.
Salary: $54150
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Recreational Therapists

plan, direct, or coordinate medically-approved recreation programs for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions. Activities include sports, trips, dramatics, social activities, and arts and crafts. May assess a patient condition and recommend appropriate recreational activity.
Salary: $50640
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Art Therapists

plan or conduct art therapy sessions or programs to improve clients' physical, cognitive, or emotional well-being.
Salary: $50640
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Fitness Trainers

9 reviews
instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.
Salary: $44580
Education: Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Community Health Workers

assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs.
Salary: $43480
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Rehabilitation Counselors

counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.
Salary: $39930
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Tour Guides and Escorts

4 reviews
escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
Salary: $29630
Education: No degree required


Childcare Workers

attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.
Salary: $24610
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth




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