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Other Visual Arts or Crafts Professionals

ANZSCO ID 211499

Overview

All Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Other Visual Arts or Crafts Professionals

  • 1,800 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 49% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 47 hours Average full-time
  • 46 years Average age
  • 61% female Gender Share

Other Visual Arts or Crafts Professionals include jobs like Leadlighter, Multimedia Artist, Quilter, and Textile Artist.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Conceives and develops ideas, designs and styles for artistic works.
  • Arranges objects, positions models, and selects landscapes and other visual forms according to chosen subject matter.
  • Selects artistic media, method and materials.
  • Applies media to surfaces using appropriate techniques.

Prospects

Pathways

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

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 Creative Arts and Culture VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals who have strong interpersonal skills, can communicate well with diverse audiences and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Fine arts

    69% Skill level

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

  2. Sales and marketing

    67% Skill level

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

  3. Customer and personal service

    58% Skill level

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

  4. Technical design

    57% Skill level

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

  5. Production and processing

    54% Skill level

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

  6. Mechanical

    52% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  7. Administration and management

    49% Skill level

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

  8. Clerical

    49% Skill level

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

  9. Mathematics

    47% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Computers and electronics

    46% Skill level

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

  11. Engineering and technology

    41% Skill level

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

  12. Economics and accounting

    38% Skill level

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

  13. Transportation

    36% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  14. Chemistry

    35% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  15. English language

    35% Skill level

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

  16. Communications and media

    35% Skill level

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

  17. Building and construction

    31% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  18. History and archeology

    28% Skill level

    Events of the past, their causes, how we learn about them, and how they influence the way we live today.

  19. Education and training

    27% Skill level

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

  20. Public safety and security

    18% 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. Critical thinking

    45% Skill level

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

  2. Complex problem solving

    41% Skill level

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

  3. Persuasion

    41% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  4. Serving others

    41% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  5. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  6. Speaking

    41% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  7. Active listening

    39% Skill level

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

  8. Monitoring

    39% Skill level

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

  9. Reading comprehension

    39% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  10. Active learning

    37% Skill level

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

  11. Judgment and decision making

    37% Skill level

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

  12. Writing

    37% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  13. Quality control analysis

    36% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  14. Operations analysis

    34% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  15. Learning strategies

    32% Skill level

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

  16. Coordination with others

    30% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  17. Equipment selection

    30% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  18. Management of material resources

    30% Skill level

    Providing the right equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do work.

  19. Time management

    30% Skill level

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

  20. Management of financial resources

    29% Skill level

    Figuring out how money is needed to do something, and keeping track of the money that's being spent.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Arm-hand steadiness

    55% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  2. Finger dexterity

    55% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  3. Originality

    55% Skill level

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

  4. Visualization

    55% Skill level

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

  5. Brainstorming

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Near vision

    50% Skill level

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

  7. Categorising

    50% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  8. Colour discrimination

    50% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  9. Manual dexterity

    48% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  10. Control precision

    46% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  11. Multilimb coordination

    45% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  12. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  13. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  14. Oral comprehension

    43% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  15. Oral expression

    43% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  16. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  17. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  18. Speech clarity

    41% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Inductive reasoning

    39% Skill level

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

  20. Problem spotting

    36% Skill level

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

Activities

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

  1. Thinking creatively

    81% Skill level

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

  2. Handling and moving objects

    79% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  3. Planning and prioritising work

    68% Skill level

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

  4. Working with the public

    62% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  5. Doing physically active work

    62% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  6. Influencing people

    59% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  7. Managing payments and orders

    59% Skill level

    Monitoring and controlling resources and the spending of money.

  8. Controlling equipment or machines

    55% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  9. Monitoring people, processes and things

    55% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    54% Skill level

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

  11. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    54% Skill level

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

  12. Scheduling work and activities

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Communicating with the public

    54% Skill level

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

  14. Providing office support

    53% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  15. Building good relationships

    51% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  16. Researching and investigating

    49% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  17. Assessing and evaluating things

    44% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  18. Working with computers

    43% Skill level

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

  19. Coming up with systems and processes

    42% Skill level

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

  20. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    41% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

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, 27-1012.00 - Craft Artists.

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.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

  1. Electronic mail

    92% Important

    Use electronic mail.

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

    90% Important

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

  3. Being exact or accurate

    84% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  4. Unstructured work

    81% Important

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

  5. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    79% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  6. Freedom to make decisions

    78% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  7. Making repetitive motions

    78% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  8. Telephone

    78% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  9. Competition

    74% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  10. Exposure to contaminants

    72% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  11. Time pressure

    72% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  12. Face-to-face discussions

    71% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  13. Contact with the public

    70% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  14. Dangerous equipment

    69% Important

    Work near dangerous equipment like saws, machinery with open moving parts, or moving traffic.

  15. Indoors, not heat controlled

    69% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  16. Indoors, heat controlled

    68% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  17. Repeating same tasks

    66% Important

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

  18. Spend time sitting

    65% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  19. Spend time standing

    65% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  20. Contact with people

    62% Important

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

Values

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

  1. Achievement

    86% Important

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

  2. Independence

    76% 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.

  3. Working conditions

    52% Important

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

  4. Recognition

    43% 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

    29% 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

    24% 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. Creative

    100% Important

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

  2. Practical

    81% Important

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

  3. Enterprising

    76% Important

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

  4. Analytical

    29% Important

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

  5. Helping

    24% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Administrative

    19% Important

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

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, 27-1012.00 - Craft Artists.

All Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Other Visual Arts or Crafts Professionals

  • 1,800 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 49% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 47 hours Average full-time
  • 46 years Average age
  • 61% female Gender Share

Other Visual Arts or Crafts Professionals include jobs like Leadlighter, Multimedia Artist, Quilter, and Textile Artist.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Conceives and develops ideas, designs and styles for artistic works.
  • Arranges objects, positions models, and selects landscapes and other visual forms according to chosen subject matter.
  • Selects artistic media, method and materials.
  • Applies media to surfaces using appropriate techniques.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

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 Creative Arts and Culture VET training pathways.

Employers look for Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals who have strong interpersonal skills, can communicate well with diverse audiences and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Fine arts

    69% Skill level

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

  2. Sales and marketing

    67% Skill level

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

  3. Customer and personal service

    58% Skill level

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

  4. Technical design

    57% Skill level

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

  5. Production and processing

    54% Skill level

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

  6. Mechanical

    52% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  7. Administration and management

    49% Skill level

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

  8. Clerical

    49% Skill level

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

  9. Mathematics

    47% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Computers and electronics

    46% Skill level

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

  11. Engineering and technology

    41% Skill level

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

  12. Economics and accounting

    38% Skill level

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

  13. Transportation

    36% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  14. Chemistry

    35% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  15. English language

    35% Skill level

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

  16. Communications and media

    35% Skill level

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

  17. Building and construction

    31% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  18. History and archeology

    28% Skill level

    Events of the past, their causes, how we learn about them, and how they influence the way we live today.

  19. Education and training

    27% Skill level

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

  20. Public safety and security

    18% 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. Critical thinking

    45% Skill level

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

  2. Complex problem solving

    41% Skill level

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

  3. Persuasion

    41% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  4. Serving others

    41% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  5. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  6. Speaking

    41% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  7. Active listening

    39% Skill level

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

  8. Monitoring

    39% Skill level

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

  9. Reading comprehension

    39% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  10. Active learning

    37% Skill level

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

  11. Judgment and decision making

    37% Skill level

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

  12. Writing

    37% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  13. Quality control analysis

    36% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  14. Operations analysis

    34% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  15. Learning strategies

    32% Skill level

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

  16. Coordination with others

    30% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  17. Equipment selection

    30% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  18. Management of material resources

    30% Skill level

    Providing the right equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do work.

  19. Time management

    30% Skill level

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

  20. Management of financial resources

    29% Skill level

    Figuring out how money is needed to do something, and keeping track of the money that's being spent.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Arm-hand steadiness

    55% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  2. Finger dexterity

    55% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  3. Originality

    55% Skill level

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

  4. Visualization

    55% Skill level

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

  5. Brainstorming

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Near vision

    50% Skill level

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

  7. Categorising

    50% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  8. Colour discrimination

    50% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  9. Manual dexterity

    48% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  10. Control precision

    46% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  11. Multilimb coordination

    45% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  12. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  13. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  14. Oral comprehension

    43% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  15. Oral expression

    43% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  16. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  17. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  18. Speech clarity

    41% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Inductive reasoning

    39% Skill level

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

  20. Problem spotting

    36% Skill level

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

Activities

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

  1. Thinking creatively

    81% Skill level

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

  2. Handling and moving objects

    79% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  3. Planning and prioritising work

    68% Skill level

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

  4. Working with the public

    62% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  5. Doing physically active work

    62% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  6. Influencing people

    59% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  7. Managing payments and orders

    59% Skill level

    Monitoring and controlling resources and the spending of money.

  8. Controlling equipment or machines

    55% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  9. Monitoring people, processes and things

    55% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    54% Skill level

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

  11. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    54% Skill level

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

  12. Scheduling work and activities

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Communicating with the public

    54% Skill level

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

  14. Providing office support

    53% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  15. Building good relationships

    51% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  16. Researching and investigating

    49% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  17. Assessing and evaluating things

    44% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  18. Working with computers

    43% Skill level

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

  19. Coming up with systems and processes

    42% Skill level

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

  20. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    41% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

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, 27-1012.00 - Craft Artists.

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.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

  1. Electronic mail

    92% Important

    Use electronic mail.

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

    90% Important

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

  3. Being exact or accurate

    84% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  4. Unstructured work

    81% Important

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

  5. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    79% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  6. Freedom to make decisions

    78% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  7. Making repetitive motions

    78% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  8. Telephone

    78% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  9. Competition

    74% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  10. Exposure to contaminants

    72% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  11. Time pressure

    72% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  12. Face-to-face discussions

    71% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  13. Contact with the public

    70% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  14. Dangerous equipment

    69% Important

    Work near dangerous equipment like saws, machinery with open moving parts, or moving traffic.

  15. Indoors, not heat controlled

    69% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  16. Indoors, heat controlled

    68% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  17. Repeating same tasks

    66% Important

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

  18. Spend time sitting

    65% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  19. Spend time standing

    65% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  20. Contact with people

    62% Important

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

Values

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

  1. Achievement

    86% Important

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

  2. Independence

    76% 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.

  3. Working conditions

    52% Important

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

  4. Recognition

    43% 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

    29% 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

    24% 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. Creative

    100% Important

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

  2. Practical

    81% Important

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

  3. Enterprising

    76% Important

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

  4. Analytical

    29% Important

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

  5. Helping

    24% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Administrative

    19% Important

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

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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, 27-1012.00 - Craft Artists.
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