Career Matches by Personality Type

Listed below are possibly satisfying careers for each of the 16 Personality Types.

Take our Free Personality Test to learn your personality type and get career matches specific to your personal results.

SJ Career Matches (Protectors)

ESTJ Career Matches (Overseers)

  • Accountant
  • Senior Manager
  • Auditor
  • Military Officer
  • Banker
  • Financial Officer
  • Government Worker
  • Engineer
  • Police Officer
  • Business Administrator
  • Business Analyst
  • Computer Specialist
  • Detective
  • Scientist
  • Judge
  • Insurance Agent
  • Economist
  • Teacher
  • Editor
  • Technical Specialist
  • Nursing Administrator
  • Underwriter
  • Professor
  • Lecturer
  • Manager
  • Librarian
  • Researcher

ESFJ Career Matches (Supporters)

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Child Care
  • Church Worker
  • Human Resources
  • Counselor
  • Family Doctor
  • Homemaker
  • Nurse
  • Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Office Manager
  • Administrator
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Organization Leader
  • Receptionist

ISTJ Career Matches (Examiners)

  • Accountant
  • Military Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Administrator
  • Auditor
  • Medical Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Financial Officer
  • Detective
  • Scientist
  • Math Teacher
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Judge
  • Manager
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Specialist
  • Librarian
  • Executive
  • Steelworker
  • Electrician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Specialist
  • Technician

ISFJ Career Matches (Defenders)

  • Administrator
  • Career Counselor
  • Child Care
  • Police Officer
  • Church Worker
  • Clerical Supervisor
  • Counselor
  • Medical Doctor
  • Social Worker
  • Actor/Actress
  • Counselor
  • Human Resources
  • Medical Technologist
  • Office Manager
  • Shopkeeper
  • Researcher
  • Scientist
  • Senior Manager
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Librarian
  • Nurse
  • Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Analyst
  • Health Service
  • Homemaker
  • Writer
  • Military
  • Accountant
  • Administrative Assistant

SP Career Matches (Creators)

ESTP Career Matches (Persuaders)

  • Carpenter
  • Craftsman
  • Paramedic/EMT
  • Police Officer
  • Detective
  • Driver
  • Firefighter
  • Military
  • Farmer
  • Comedian
  • IT Support
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketer
  • Project Manager
  • Computer Technician
  • Sales Agent

ESFP Career Matches (Entertainers)

  • Athlete
  • Artist
  • Actor/Actress
  • Coach
  • Fashion Designer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Social Worker
  • Recreation Worker
  • Comedian
  • Interior Decorator
  • Marketer
  • Musician
  • Painter
  • Performer
  • Photographer
  • Public Relations
  • Receptionist
  • Supervisor
  • Broadcaster/Newscaster
  • Pediatrician
  • Singer
  • Nurse
  • Manager
  • Sales Agent
  • Teacher
  • Journalist
  • Shopkeeper
  • Animal Trainer
  • Firefighter
  • Dancer
  • Public Speaker
  • Events Coordinator

ISTP Career Matches (Craftsmen)

  • Athlete
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Worker
  • Mechanic
  • Military
  • Motorcyclist
  • Paramedic/EMT
  • Farmer
  • Firefighter
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Pilot
  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Detective
  • Driver
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Steelworker
  • Transportation Operative
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resources
  • Marketer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Agent
  • Scientist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Specialist
  • Business Analyst

ISFP Career Matches (Artists)

  • Artist
  • Carpenter
  • Teacher
  • Chef
  • Child Care
  • Pediatrician
  • Church Worker
  • Clerical Supervisor
  • Composer
  • Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Designer
  • Physical Therapist
  • Veterinarian
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Park Ranger
  • Librarian
  • Editor
  • Musician
  • Naturalist
  • Nurse
  • Mechanic
  • Writer
  • Personal Service Worker
  • X-Ray Technician
  • Medical Staff
  • Dental Staff
  • Homemaker

NT Career Matches (Intellectuals)

ENTJ Career Matches (Chiefs)

  • Business Administrator
  • Executive
  • Entrepreneur
  • Manager
  • Politician
  • Computer Consultant
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Judge
  • Scientist
  • Banker
  • Systems Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Professor

ENTP Career Matches (Originators)

  • Engineer
  • Computer Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Inventor
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Marketer
  • Politician
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Consultant
  • Scientist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Writer
  • Photographer
  • Sales Agent
  • Comedian
  • Actor/Actress
  • Musician

INTJ Career Matches (Strategists)

  • Systems Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Computer Specialist
  • Engineer
  • Corporate Strategist
  • Researcher
  • Scientist
  • Medical Doctor
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Professor
  • Psychologist
  • Business Administrator
  • Military Officer
  • Manager
  • Judge
  • Teacher
  • Organization Founder
  • Dentist

INTP Career Matches (Engineers)

  • Professor
  • Scientist
  • Archaeologist
  • Architect
  • Mathematician
  • Artist
  • Technical Writer
  • Philosopher
  • Strategic Planner
  • Systems Analyst
  • Computer Animator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Specialist
  • Economist
  • Engineer
  • Inventor
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Investigator
  • Teacher
  • Logician
  • Marketer
  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Musician
  • Network Specialist
  • Judge
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Legal Mediator
  • Project Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Banker
  • Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Photographer

NF Career Matches (Visionaries)

ENFJ Career Matches (Mentors)

  • Teacher
  • Professor
  • Social Worker
  • Career Counselor
  • Counselor
  • Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Church Worker
  • Trainer
  • Human Resources
  • Librarian
  • Writer
  • Nurse
  • Diplomat
  • Consultant
  • Artist
  • Editor
  • Administrator
  • Actor/Actress
  • Events Coordinator
  • Facilitator
  • Homemaker
  • Musician
  • Designer
  • Engineer
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Politician
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Agent
  • Senior Manager

ENFP Career Matches (Advocates)

  • Journalist
  • Social Worker
  • Conference Planner
  • Diplomat
  • Writer
  • Nurse
  • Public Relations
  • Politician
  • Housing Director
  • Editor
  • Broadcaster/Newscaster
  • Teacher
  • Professor
  • Musician
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Church Worker
  • Counselor
  • Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Art Director
  • Project Manager
  • Artist
  • Painter
  • Actor/Actress
  • Merchandise Planner
  • Career Counselor
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Human Resources
  • Consultant
  • Marketer
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Social Scientist

INFJ Career Matches (Confidants)

  • Counselor
  • Clergy
  • Therapist
  • Writer
  • Missionary
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Educational Consultant
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Church Worker
  • Teacher
  • Musician
  • Photographer
  • Professor
  • Librarian
  • Artist
  • Actor/Actress
  • Medical Doctor
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Designer
  • Human Resources
  • Trainer

INFP Career Matches (Dreamers)

  • Activist
  • Church Worker
  • Missionary
  • Educational Consultant
  • Social Worker
  • Physical Therapist
  • Fashion Designer
  • Counselor
  • Teacher
  • Musician
  • Therapist
  • Actor/Actress
  • Artist
  • Journalist
  • Professor
  • Minister
  • Filmmaker
  • Librarian
  • Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Writer
  • Psychologist
  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Social Scientist
  • Web Designer
  • Photographer
  • Human Resources
  • Video Editor
  • Holistic Health Practitioner
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Employee Development Specialist
  • Researcher

Note that each person, even of the same type, is different and no career in these lists should be considered as an automatic perfect match. These lists should be taken as suggestions for exploration.