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11-9039.02 - Fitness and Wellness Coordinators

Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.

Sample of reported job titles: Chief Wellness Officer, Executive Wellness Programs Director, Fitness and Wellness Director, Fitness Coordinator, Fitness Director, Fitness Supervisor, Fitness/Wellness Director, Group Fitness Manager (GFM), Recreational Sports Director, Wellness Director

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Tasks   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Importance
Category Task
89   Core
Manage or oversee fitness or recreation facilities, ensuring safe and clean facilities and equipment.
83   Core
Provide individual support or counseling in general wellness or nutrition.
83   Core
Supervise fitness or wellness specialists, such as fitness instructors, nutritionists, or health educators.
81   Core
Conduct needs assessments or surveys to determine interest in, or satisfaction with, wellness and fitness programs, events, or services.
80   Core
Develop or coordinate fitness and wellness programs or services.
78   Core
Prepare or implement budgets and strategic, operational, purchasing, or maintenance plans.
77   Core
Track cost-containment strategies and programs to evaluate effectiveness.
77   Core
Maintain wellness- and fitness-related schedules, records, or reports.
76   Core
Develop fitness or wellness classes, such as yoga, aerobics, strength training, or aquatics, ensuring a diversity of class offerings.
76   Core
Select or supervise contractors, such as event hosts or health, fitness, and wellness practitioners.
75   Core
Recommend or approve new program or service offerings to promote wellness and fitness, produce revenues, or minimize costs.
73   Core
Develop marketing campaigns to promote a healthy lifestyle or participation in fitness or wellness programs.
72   Core
Track attendance, participation, or performance data related to wellness events.
70   Core
Demonstrate proper operation of fitness equipment, such as resistance machines, cardio machines, free weights, or fitness assessment devices.
69   Core
Organize and oversee fitness or wellness programs, such as information presentations, blood drives, or training in first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
68   Core
Conduct or facilitate training sessions or seminars for wellness and fitness staff.
67   Core
Respond to customer, public, or media requests for information about wellness programs or services.
66   Core
Interpret insurance data or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) data to develop programs that address specific needs of target populations.
66   Core
Maintain or arrange for maintenance of fitness equipment or facilities.
64   Core
Organize and oversee health screenings or other preventive measures, such as mammography, blood pressure, or cholesterol screenings or flu vaccinations.
63   Core
Use computer skills and software to manage Web sites or databases, publish newsletters, or provide webinars.
61   Core
Teach fitness classes to improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, or general fitness of participants.
50   Core
Organize and oversee events such as organized runs or walks.

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Technology Skills   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

  • Calendar and scheduling software — Work scheduling software
  • Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software Hot technology ; MicroFit HealthWizard
  • Desktop publishing software — Microsoft Publisher Hot technology
  • Document management software — Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat Hot technology
  • Electronic mail software — Email software
  • Internet browser software — Web browser software
  • Office suite software — Microsoft Office
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel Hot technology
  • Time accounting software — Payroll software
  • Word processing software — Microsoft Word

Hot technology Hot Technology — a technology requirement frequently included in employer job postings.

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Tools Used   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

  • Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles — Automated external defibrillators AED
  • Bodyweight measuring scales — Weight measurement scales
  • Cross trainers — Elliptical trainers
  • Electronic blood pressure units — Automatic blood pressure cuffs
  • Emergency medical services first aid kits — Emergency medical aid kits
  • Fitness weights — Free weights
  • Laser printers — Computer laser printers
  • Lower body resistance machines — Lower body weight machines
  • Mercury blood pressure units — Manual blood pressure cuffs
  • Notebook computers — Laptop computers
  • Patient height rulers — Height measurement rulers
  • Personal computers
  • Skinfold calipers — Body fat calipers
  • Stationary bicycles — Stationary exercise bicycles
  • Tape measures — Measuring tapes
  • Teleconference equipment — Teleconferencing equipment
  • Treadmills — Exercise treadmills
  • Upper body resistance machines — Upper body weight machines

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Knowledge   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Importance
Knowledge
82 
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.
73 
English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
72 
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.
70 
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.
66 
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.
62 
Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
54 
Communications and Media — Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
53 
Personnel and Human Resources — Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
44 
Economics and Accounting — Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
44 
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.
43 
Biology — Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
43 
Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
43 
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.
42 
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.
42 
Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
42 
Sociology and Anthropology — Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
36 
Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
32 
Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
25 
Telecommunications — Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
21 
Philosophy and Theology — Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.
20 
Transportation — Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
19 
Food Production — Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
19 
Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
16 
Chemistry — Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
15 
Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
14 
Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
14 
Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
13 
Fine Arts — Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
13 
Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
11 
Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
11 
Foreign Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
11 
Geography — Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
8 
History and Archeology — Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.

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Skills   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Importance
Skill
72 
Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
72 
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
72 
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
72 
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
69 
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.
69 
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
66 
Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
63 
Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
63 
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
60 
Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
60 
Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
60 
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
60 
Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
56 
Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
56 
Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
56 
Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
53 
Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
53 
Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
50 
Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
47 
Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
44 
Management of Financial Resources — Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
44 
Management of Material Resources — Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
35 
Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.
31 
Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
25 
Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
25 
Technology Design — Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
22 
Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
19 
Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
19 
Programming — Writing computer programs for various purposes.
16 
Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
16 
Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
13 
Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
10 
Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
3 
Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
0 
Installation — Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

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Abilities   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Importance
Ability
75 
Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
75 
Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
75 
Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
72 
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.
72 
Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
72 
Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
72 
Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
69 
Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
69 
Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
66 
Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
63 
Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
63 
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).
56 
Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
53 
Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
44 
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.
44 
Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
44 
Time Sharing — The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).
44 
Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
41 
Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance.
41 
Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
41 
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.
41 
Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
38 
Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
38 
Memorization — The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.
38 
Number Facility — The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
38 
Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
35 
Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
35 
Speed of Closure — The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.
35 
Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
31 
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.
31 
Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.
31 
Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
31 
Gross Body Coordination — The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion.
31 
Gross Body Equilibrium — The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
28 
Depth Perception — The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
28 
Dynamic Strength — The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.
28 
Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
28 
Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
25 
Dynamic Flexibility — The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
25 
Wrist-Finger Speed — The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
22 
Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
22 
Speed of Limb Movement — The ability to quickly move the arms and legs.
22 
Visual Color Discrimination — The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
16 
Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
13 
Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
10 
Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
10 
Response Orientation — The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
10 
Spatial Orientation — The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.
3 
Peripheral Vision — The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.
0 
Glare Sensitivity — The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.
0 
Night Vision — The ability to see under low light conditions.
0 
Sound Localization — The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.

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Work Activities   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Importance
Work Activity
90 
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
85 
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
78 
Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
78 
Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
78 
Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
77 
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
75 
Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
75 
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
74 
Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
74 
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
72 
Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
71 
Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
71 
Selling or Influencing Others — Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods or to otherwise change their minds or actions.
70 
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.
69 
Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
68 
Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
68 
Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
66 
Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
66 
Performing Administrative Activities — Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
66 
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.
66 
Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.
65 
Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
65 
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.
65 
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
65 
Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
65 
Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
64 
Staffing Organizational Units — Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and promoting employees in an organization.
63 
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others — Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
62 
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.
61 
Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
60 
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
57 
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
50 
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
48 
Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
42 
Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
41 
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.
30 
Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
22 
Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.
19 
Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
13 
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.
12 
Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment — Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.

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Detailed Work Activities   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

  • Manage guest services.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Conduct opinion surveys or needs assessments.
  • Manage outreach activities.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Prepare operational budgets.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Maintain personnel records.
  • Schedule activities or facility use.
  • Hire personnel.
  • Recommend organizational process or policy changes.
  • Develop marketing plans or strategies.
  • Teach classes in area of specialization.
  • Train employees on environmental awareness, conservation, or safety topics.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Present information to the public.
  • Analyze data to inform personnel decisions.
  • Perform manual service or maintenance tasks.
  • Coordinate special events or programs.

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Work Context   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

Work Context

Percentage of Top Responses
Electronic Mail — How often do you use electronic mail in this job?


92     Every day
Telephone — How often do you have telephone conversations in this job?


83     Every day
17     Once a week or more but not every day
Face-to-Face Discussions — How often do you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?


82     Every day
14     Once a week or more but not every day
Contact With Others — How much does this job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?


58     Constant contact with others
38     Contact with others most of the time
Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — How often does this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions?


70     Every day
22     Once a week or more but not every day
Structured versus Unstructured Work — To what extent is this job structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals?


46     A lot of freedom
50     Some freedom
Freedom to Make Decisions — How much decision making freedom, without supervision, does the job offer?


29     A lot of freedom
63     Some freedom
Work With Work Group or Team — How important is it to work with others in a group or team in this job?


39     Extremely important
30     Very important
22     Important
Letters and Memos — How often does the job require written letters and memos?


22     Every day
48     Once a week or more but not every day
26     Once a month or more but not every week
Deal With External Customers — How important is it to work with external customers or the public in this job?


29     Extremely important
33     Very important
21     Important
17     Fairly important
Physical Proximity — To what extent does this job require the worker to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people?


26     Very close (near touching)
39     Moderately close (at arm's length)
13     Slightly close (e.g., shared office)
17     I work with others but not closely (e.g., private office)
Coordinate or Lead Others — How important is it to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities in this job?


13     Extremely important
39     Very important
35     Important
13     Fairly important
Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — How much responsibility is there for the health and safety of others in this job?


17     Very high responsibility
33     High responsibility
38     Moderate responsibility
Frequency of Decision Making — How frequently is the worker required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization?


21     Every day
42     Once a week or more but not every day
17     Once a year or more but not every month
13     Never
Duration of Typical Work Week — Number of hours typically worked in one week.


33     More than 40 hours
50     40 hours
17     Less than 40 hours
Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — What results do your decisions usually have on other people or the image or reputation or financial resources of your employer?


46     Important results
21     Moderate results
21     Minor results
Spend Time Sitting — How much does this job require sitting?


38     More than half the time
50     About half the time
13     Less than half the time
Level of Competition — To what extent does this job require the worker to compete or to be aware of competitive pressures?


33     Highly competitive
46     Moderately competitive
13     Slightly competitive
Time Pressure — How often does this job require the worker to meet strict deadlines?


33     Once a week or more but not every day
46     Once a month or more but not every week
Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?


30     High responsibility
35     Moderate responsibility
17     Limited responsibility
Public Speaking — How often do you have to perform public speaking in this job?


25     Once a week or more but not every day
46     Once a month or more but not every week
25     Once a year or more but not every month
Frequency of Conflict Situations — How often are there conflict situations the employee has to face in this job?


29     Once a week or more but not every day
25     Once a month or more but not every week
38     Once a year or more but not every month
Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People — How frequently does the worker have to deal with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous individuals as part of the job requirements?


26     Once a week or more but not every day
43     Once a month or more but not every week
22     Once a year or more but not every month
Spend Time Standing — How much does this job require standing?


17     More than half the time
54     About half the time
25     Less than half the time
Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?


17     Very important
29     Important
46     Fairly important
Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — How often does this job require working exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable?


13     Every day
13     Once a week or more but not every day
17     Once a month or more but not every week
33     Once a year or more but not every month
25     Never
Spend Time Walking and Running — How much does this job require walking and running?


17     About half the time
63     Less than half the time
13     Never
Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body — How much does this job require bending or twisting your body?


58     Less than half the time
25     Never
Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled — How often does this job require working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions (e.g., warehouse without heat)?


13     Once a week or more but not every day
21     Once a month or more but not every week
54     Never
Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — How often does this job require working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions?


13     Once a week or more but not every day
17     Once a month or more but not every week
26     Once a year or more but not every month
43     Never
Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — How much does this job require making repetitive motions?


13     More than half the time
63     Less than half the time
25     Never
Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — How much does this job require using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?


50     Less than half the time
33     Never
Degree of Automation — How automated is the job?


21     Moderately automated
25     Slightly automated
46     Not at all automated
In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment — How often does this job require working in a closed vehicle or equipment (e.g., car)?


13     Once a month or more but not every week
21     Once a year or more but not every month
54     Never
Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?


42     Fairly important
42     Not important at all
Spend Time Keeping or Regaining Balance — How much does this job require keeping or regaining your balance?


42     Less than half the time
46     Never
Outdoors, Under Cover — How often does this job require working outdoors, under cover (e.g., structure with roof but no walls)?


13     Once a month or more but not every week
25     Once a year or more but not every month
54     Never
Deal With Physically Aggressive People — How frequently does this job require the worker to deal with physical aggression of violent individuals?


46     Once a year or more but not every month
46     Never
Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling — How much does this job require kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling?


42     Less than half the time
50     Never
Consequence of Error — How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?


13     Serious
29     Fairly serious
58     Not serious at all
Exposed to Disease or Infections — How often does this job require exposure to disease/infections?


21     Once a year or more but not every month
67     Never
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — How often does this job require working in cramped work spaces that requires getting into awkward positions?


21     Once a year or more but not every month
71     Never
Exposed to Contaminants — How often does this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)?


33     Once a year or more but not every month
63     Never
Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment — How important is it to this job that the pace is determined by the speed of equipment or machinery? (This does not refer to keeping busy at all times on this job.)


83     Not important at all
Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — How often does this job require working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures?


25     Once a year or more but not every month
71     Never
Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — How often does this job require exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings?


21     Once a year or more but not every month
75     Never
Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — How much does this job require wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets?


21     Once a year or more but not every month
75     Never
Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — How often does this job require working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions?


17     Once a year or more but not every month
79     Never
Work Schedules — How regular are the work schedules for this job?


13     Irregular (changes with weather conditions, production demands, or contract duration)
88     Regular (established routine, set schedule)
Exposed to Hazardous Conditions — How often does this job require exposure to hazardous conditions?


92     Never
Exposed to Whole Body Vibration — How often does this job require exposure to whole body vibration (e.g., operate a jackhammer)?


92     Never
In an Open Vehicle or Equipment — How often does this job require working in an open vehicle or equipment (e.g., tractor)?


96     Never
Spend Time Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, or Poles — How much does this job require climbing ladders, scaffolds, or poles?


96     Never
Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — How often does this job require exposure to hazardous equipment?


100     Never
Exposed to High Places — How often does this job require exposure to high places?


100     Never
Exposed to Radiation — How often does this job require exposure to radiation?


100     Never
Wear Specialized Protective or Safety Equipment such as Breathing Apparatus, Safety Harness, Full Protection Suits, or Radiation Protection — How much does this job require wearing specialized protective or safety equipment such as breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suits, or radiation protection?


100     Never

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Job Zone   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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, graphic designers, chemists, art directors, and cost estimators.
SVP Range (7.0 to < 8.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
71   Bachelor's degree
29   Master's degree

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Credentials

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Interests   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Occupational Interest
Interest
95 
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.
61 
Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
45 
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.
39 
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.
28 
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.
22 
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.

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Work Styles   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Importance
Work Style
90 
Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
89 
Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
89 
Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
86 
Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
86 
Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
85 
Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
78 
Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
78 
Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
74 
Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
74 
Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
72 
Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
72 
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.
71 
Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
71 
Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
67 
Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
62 
Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.

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Work Values   Save Table (XLS/CSV)


Extent
Work Value
83 
Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
83 
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.
78 
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.
72 
Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
64 
Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
50 
Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages data collected from Education Administrators, All Other.
Employment data collected from Education Administrators, All Other.
Industry data collected from Education Administrators, All Other.

Median wages (2015) $36.99 hourly, $76,930 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2014) 38,000 employees
Projected growth (2014-2024) Slower than average (2% to 4%) Slower than average (2% to 4%)
Projected job openings (2014-2024) 12,500
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2014)
Educational Services (58% employed in this sector)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data external site and 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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