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Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

ANZSCO ID 2612

Overview

All Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

  • $1,596 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • 10,000 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 80% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 33 years Average age
  • 17% female Gender Share

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files for multimedia presentations, games, motion pictures, CD-ROMs, information kiosks and the web, and plan, produce and maintain websites and web applications using web programming, scripting, authoring, content management and file transfer software.

You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a relevant information technology field to work as a Multimedia Specialist or Web Developer. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications. There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications.

Tasks
  • analysing, designing and developing Internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments
  • designing and developing digital animations, imaging, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and Internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages
  • communicating with network specialists regarding web-related issues, such as security and hosting web sites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, web site backup and disaster recovery planning
  • designing, developing and integrating computer code with other specialised inputs, such as image files, audio files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support web sites
  • assisting in analysing, specifying and developing Internet strategies, web-based methodologies and development plans

Prospects

Pathways

You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a relevant information technology field to work as a Multimedia Specialist or Web Developer. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications. There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Printing & Graphic Arts and Information and Communications Technology VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers who can communicate clearly, work well in a team and have strong interpersonal skills.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Computers and electronics

    81% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  2. English language

    64% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  3. Education and training

    58% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  4. Mathematics

    57% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Clerical

    56% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  6. Customer and personal service

    56% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  7. Technical design

    54% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  8. Administration and management

    50% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  9. Communications and media

    49% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  10. Sales and marketing

    48% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  11. Engineering and technology

    37% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  12. Telecommunications

    36% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  13. Psychology

    35% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  14. Personnel and human resources

    33% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  15. Law and government

    31% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  16. Production and processing

    29% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  17. Economics and accounting

    28% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  18. Fine arts

    27% Skill level

    Compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.

  19. Sociology and anthropology

    26% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  20. Public safety and security

    14% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Programming

    59% Skill level

    Writing computer programs.

  2. Operations analysis

    59% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  3. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  4. Critical thinking

    55% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  5. Active learning

    54% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  6. Complex problem solving

    52% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  7. Monitoring

    52% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  8. Writing

    52% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  9. Active listening

    50% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  10. Judgment and decision making

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  11. Speaking

    48% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  12. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  13. Persuasion

    48% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  14. Systems evaluation

    48% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  15. Instructing

    46% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Systems analysis

    46% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  17. Learning strategies

    45% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  18. Time management

    45% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  19. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  20. Negotiation

    39% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Deductive reasoning

    59% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  2. Near vision

    57% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  3. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  5. Sorting or ordering

    55% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  6. Brainstorming

    54% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  7. Categorising

    52% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  8. Problem spotting

    52% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  9. Speech recognition

    52% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  10. Written comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  11. Written expression

    52% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  12. Visualization

    52% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  13. Selective attention

    50% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  14. Flexibility of closure

    50% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  15. Originality

    50% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  16. Inductive reasoning

    48% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  17. Speed of recognition

    46% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  18. Speech clarity

    45% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Finger dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  20. Perceptual speed

    45% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    82% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  2. Thinking creatively

    79% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  3. Working with computers

    75% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  4. Collecting and organising information

    70% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  5. Planning and prioritising work

    70% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  6. Researching and investigating

    68% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Giving expert advice

    67% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  8. Communicating within a team

    67% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  9. Looking for changes over time

    64% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    64% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Making sense of information and ideas

    61% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  12. Building good relationships

    60% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  13. Scheduling work and activities

    58% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  14. Communicating with the public

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  15. Training and teaching others

    57% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    52% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Coming up with systems and processes

    52% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  18. Explaining things to people

    51% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  19. Documenting or recording information

    50% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  20. Leading and encouraging a team

    45% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 15-1134.00 - Web Developers.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Indoors, heat controlled

    97% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  2. Electronic mail

    96% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  3. Spend time sitting

    96% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  4. Telephone

    88% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    87% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Making repetitive motions

    84% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  7. Repeating same tasks

    82% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  8. Face-to-face discussions

    81% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  9. Freedom to make decisions

    81% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  10. Unstructured work

    79% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  11. Teamwork

    78% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  12. Time pressure

    76% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  13. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    73% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  14. Competition

    72% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  15. Contact with people

    71% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  16. Frequent decision making

    70% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  17. Impact of decisions

    67% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  18. Letters and memos

    61% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  19. Contact with the public

    59% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  20. Lead or coordinate a team

    59% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Independence

    81% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  2. Working conditions

    76% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  3. Achievement

    71% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Recognition

    71% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  6. Relationships

    57% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Administrative

    76% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  2. Analytical

    71% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  3. Practical

    62% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Creative

    57% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  5. Enterprising

    48% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  6. Helping

    14% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 15-1134.00 - Web Developers.

All Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

  • $1,596 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • 10,000 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 80% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 33 years Average age
  • 17% female Gender Share

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files for multimedia presentations, games, motion pictures, CD-ROMs, information kiosks and the web, and plan, produce and maintain websites and web applications using web programming, scripting, authoring, content management and file transfer software.

You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a relevant information technology field to work as a Multimedia Specialist or Web Developer. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications. There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications.

Tasks
  • analysing, designing and developing Internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments
  • designing and developing digital animations, imaging, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and Internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages
  • communicating with network specialists regarding web-related issues, such as security and hosting web sites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, web site backup and disaster recovery planning
  • designing, developing and integrating computer code with other specialised inputs, such as image files, audio files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support web sites
  • assisting in analysing, specifying and developing Internet strategies, web-based methodologies and development plans

You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a relevant information technology field to work as a Multimedia Specialist or Web Developer. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications. There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Printing & Graphic Arts and Information and Communications Technology VET training pathways.

Employers look for Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers who can communicate clearly, work well in a team and have strong interpersonal skills.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Computers and electronics

    81% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  2. English language

    64% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  3. Education and training

    58% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  4. Mathematics

    57% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Clerical

    56% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  6. Customer and personal service

    56% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  7. Technical design

    54% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  8. Administration and management

    50% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  9. Communications and media

    49% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  10. Sales and marketing

    48% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  11. Engineering and technology

    37% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  12. Telecommunications

    36% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  13. Psychology

    35% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  14. Personnel and human resources

    33% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  15. Law and government

    31% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  16. Production and processing

    29% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  17. Economics and accounting

    28% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  18. Fine arts

    27% Skill level

    Compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.

  19. Sociology and anthropology

    26% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  20. Public safety and security

    14% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Programming

    59% Skill level

    Writing computer programs.

  2. Operations analysis

    59% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  3. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  4. Critical thinking

    55% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  5. Active learning

    54% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  6. Complex problem solving

    52% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  7. Monitoring

    52% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  8. Writing

    52% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  9. Active listening

    50% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  10. Judgment and decision making

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  11. Speaking

    48% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  12. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  13. Persuasion

    48% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  14. Systems evaluation

    48% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  15. Instructing

    46% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Systems analysis

    46% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  17. Learning strategies

    45% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  18. Time management

    45% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  19. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  20. Negotiation

    39% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Deductive reasoning

    59% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  2. Near vision

    57% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  3. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  5. Sorting or ordering

    55% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  6. Brainstorming

    54% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  7. Categorising

    52% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  8. Problem spotting

    52% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  9. Speech recognition

    52% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  10. Written comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  11. Written expression

    52% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  12. Visualization

    52% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  13. Selective attention

    50% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  14. Flexibility of closure

    50% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  15. Originality

    50% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  16. Inductive reasoning

    48% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  17. Speed of recognition

    46% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  18. Speech clarity

    45% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Finger dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  20. Perceptual speed

    45% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    82% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  2. Thinking creatively

    79% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  3. Working with computers

    75% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  4. Collecting and organising information

    70% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  5. Planning and prioritising work

    70% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  6. Researching and investigating

    68% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Giving expert advice

    67% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  8. Communicating within a team

    67% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  9. Looking for changes over time

    64% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    64% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Making sense of information and ideas

    61% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  12. Building good relationships

    60% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  13. Scheduling work and activities

    58% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  14. Communicating with the public

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  15. Training and teaching others

    57% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    52% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Coming up with systems and processes

    52% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  18. Explaining things to people

    51% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  19. Documenting or recording information

    50% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  20. Leading and encouraging a team

    45% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

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Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Indoors, heat controlled

    97% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  2. Electronic mail

    96% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  3. Spend time sitting

    96% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  4. Telephone

    88% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    87% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Making repetitive motions

    84% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  7. Repeating same tasks

    82% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  8. Face-to-face discussions

    81% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  9. Freedom to make decisions

    81% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  10. Unstructured work

    79% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  11. Teamwork

    78% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  12. Time pressure

    76% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  13. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    73% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  14. Competition

    72% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  15. Contact with people

    71% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  16. Frequent decision making

    70% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  17. Impact of decisions

    67% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  18. Letters and memos

    61% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  19. Contact with the public

    59% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  20. Lead or coordinate a team

    59% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Independence

    81% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  2. Working conditions

    76% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  3. Achievement

    71% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Recognition

    71% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  6. Relationships

    57% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Administrative

    76% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  2. Analytical

    71% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  3. Practical

    62% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Creative

    57% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  5. Enterprising

    48% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  6. Helping

    14% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 15-1134.00 - Web Developers.
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