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29-9099.01 - Midwives

Provide prenatal care and childbirth assistance.

Sample of reported job titles: Certified Professional Midwife; Certified Professional Midwife, Licensed Midwife; Director of Midwifery/Staff Midwife; Lay Midwife; Licensed Direct Entry Midwife; Licensed Midwife; Licensed Midwife, Certified Professional Midwife; Midwife; Midwife and Birth Center Owner; Staff Midwife

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Tasks

  • Monitor maternal condition during labor by checking vital signs, monitoring uterine contractions, or performing physical examinations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Monitor fetal growth and well-being through heartbeat detection, body measurement, and palpation. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Identify, monitor, or treat pregnancy-related problems such as hypertension, gestational diabetes, pre-term labor, and retarded fetal growth. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Provide necessary medical care for infants at birth, including emergency care such as resuscitation. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Establish and follow emergency or contingency plans for mothers and newborns. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Identify tubal and ectopic pregnancies and refer patients for treatments. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Perform post-partum health assessments of mothers and babies at regular intervals. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Maintain documentation of all patients' contacts, reviewing and updating records as necessary. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Assess the status of post-date pregnancies to determine treatments and interventions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Counsel women regarding the nutritional requirements of pregnancy. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Suture perineal lacerations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Conduct ongoing prenatal health assessments, tracking changes in physical and emotional health. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Obtain complete health and medical histories from patients including medical, surgical, reproductive, or mental health histories. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set up or monitor the administration of oxygen or medications. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Estimate patients' due dates and re-evaluate as necessary based on examination results. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Provide information about the physical and emotional processes involved in the pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum periods. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Evaluate patients' laboratory and medical records, requesting assistance from other practitioners when necessary. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Assist maternal patients to find physical positions that will facilitate childbirth. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Complete birth certificates. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Provide comfort and relaxation measures for mothers in labor through interventions such as massage, breathing techniques, hydrotherapy, and music. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Refer patients to specialists for procedures such as ultrasounds and biophysical profiles. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Develop, implement, or evaluate individualized plans for midwifery care. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Test patients' hemoglobin, hematocrit, and blood glucose levels. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Recommend the use of vitamin and mineral supplements to enhance the health of patients and children. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Respond to breech birth presentations by applying methods such as exercises and external version. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Incorporate research findings into practice as appropriate. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Assess birthing environments to ensure cleanliness, safety, and the availability of appropriate supplies. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Provide, or refer patients to other providers for, education or counseling on topics such as genetic testing, newborn care, contraception, and breastfeeding. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Collect specimens for use in laboratory tests. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Provide postpartum patients with contraceptive and family planning information. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Inform patients of how to prepare and supply birth sites. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Treat patients' symptoms with alternative health care methods such as herbs and hydrotherapy. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Provide information about community health and social resources. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Compile and evaluate clinical practice statistics. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Acute care fetal or maternal monitoring units or accessories — External fetal monitors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles — Automated external defibrillators AED See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bedpans for general use — Bedpans See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Blood collection syringes — Blood drawing syringes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Desktop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Electronic blood pressure units — Automated blood pressure cuffs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Electronic medical thermometers — Digital medical thermometers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Fetal or gynecological ultrasound or echo units — Fetal doppler units See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Floor grade forceps or hemostats — Hemostats See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Glucose monitors or meters — Blood glucometers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Infant scales — Baby scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Intermittent positive pressure breathing IPPB machines — Mechanical intermittent positive pressure ventilators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Intravenous tubing with catheter administration kits — Intravenous IV sets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lancets — Sterile blood lancets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical acoustic stethoscope or accessory — Mechanical stethoscopes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical bulb syringes — Nasal syringes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical exam or non surgical procedure gloves — Medical examination protective gloves See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical gas cylinders or related devices — Oxygen cylinders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical oxygen masks or parts — Oxygen delivery masks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical syringe with needle — Hypodermic syringes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical tape measures — Medical measuring tapes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Medical ultrasound or doppler or pulse echo or echography units for general diagnostic use — Ultrasound imaging scanners See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mercury blood pressure units — Manual blood pressure cuffs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Notebook computers — Laptop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Patient floor scales — Medical scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Reflex hammers or mallets — Reflex hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories — Mosquito forceps; Surgical tissue forceps; Umbilical cord clamps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Surgical needle holders for general use — Straight needle holders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Surgical scissors — Episiotomy scissors; Umbilical cord scissors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Suturing kits or trays or packs or sets — Suture kits See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Therapeutic heating or cooling pads or compresses or packs — Therapeutic cold packs; Therapeutic hot packs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation units — Trancutaneous electrical nerve stimulation TENS units See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Urinalysis test strips See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Urinary catheterization kit — Urinary catheters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Vacuum blood collection tubes or containers — Evacuated blood collection tubes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Vaginal exam specula See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Electronic mail software — Email software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Internet browser software — Web browser software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Medical software — Patient electronic medical record EMR software; Private Practice See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Word processing software — Microsoft Word See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Therapy and Counseling — Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Biology — Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Sociology and Anthropology — Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public — Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others — Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing Administrative Activities — Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Record patient medical histories. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Diagnose medical conditions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Care for women during pregnancy and childbirth. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Treat patients using alternative medical procedures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Develop medical treatment plans. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Position patients for treatment or examination. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Treat medical emergencies. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Prepare official health documents or records. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide health and wellness advice to patients, program participants, or caregivers. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Consequence of Error — 94% responded “Extremely serious.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 87% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 82% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 86% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 79% responded “Very important results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 82% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 76% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity — 87% responded “Very close (near touching).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 52% responded “Some freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — 53% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Electronic Mail — 50% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 38% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Disease or Infections — 53% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 39% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With External Customers — 33% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 35% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Letters and Memos — 40% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 59% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 39% responded “Very high responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 38% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 35% responded “Moderate responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — 39% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 36% responded “Once a year or more but not every month.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Education Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Related Experience A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
Job Zone Examples Many of these occupations involve coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, database administrators, teachers, chemists, art directors, and cost estimators.
SVP Range (7.0 to < 8.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
27   Master's degree
20   Associate's degree
15   Bachelor's degree

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: SR

  • Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages data collected from Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other.
Employment data collected from Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other.
Industry data collected from Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other.

Median wages (2014) $23.76 hourly, $49,430 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 52,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Faster than average (15% to 21%) Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 22,800
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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