ISTJ Popular Careers
- About 44 percent of inspectors worked for local governments, primarily municipal or county building departments.
- Many home inspectors are self-employed.
- Training requirements vary widely; some States require a license or certificate.
- Opportunities should be best for those with construction-related work experience; training in engineering, architecture, construction technology, or related fields; or certification as a construction inspector.
- Most forest and conservation workers develop skills through on-the-job training.
- Seasonal demand for forest and conservation workers can vary by region and time of year.
- The best employment opportunities should continue to be in Maine, the Southeast, and the Pacific Northwest.
- Job prospects will be best for those with a college degree, the appropriate technical expertise, and the personal traits necessary for successful selling.
- Earnings usually are based on a combination of salary and commission.
- Employment opportunities and earnings may fluctuate from year to year because sales are affected by changing economic conditions.
- Employment is expected to grow much faster than average.
- Job opportunities will be best for technologists who are certified and for those who are willing to relocate.
- Training programs last 9 to 24 months and lead to a certificate, diploma, or associate’s degree.
- Hospitals will continue to be the primary employer, although much faster employment growth is expected in other healthcare industries.
- Employment is projected to grow faster than average; those with knowledge of more than one diagnostic imaging procedure will have the best employment opportunities.
- Formal training programs in radiography are offered in hospitals or colleges and universities and lead to a certificate, an associate degree, or a bachelor's degree.
- Most States require licensure, and requirements vary.
- Although hospitals will remain the primary employer, a number of new jobs will be found in physicians' offices and diagnostic imaging centers.
- About 22 percent of technicians worked in government agencies that enforce rules on safety, health, and the environment.
- Technicians attend postsecondary school or enter the occupation through work experience and training.
- Individuals with a well-rounded breadth of knowledge in more than one health and safety specialty will have the best job prospects.