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Web Administrators

ANZSCO ID 313113

Overview

All ICT Support Technicians

  • $1,498 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Web Administrators

  • 2,700 workers Employment Size
  • High skill Skill level rating
  • 70% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 37 years Average age
  • 49% female Gender Share

Web Administrators design, build and maintain websites, and provide web technology solutions and services.

You need extensive experience, or a formal qualification in web-based or information technology to work as a Web Administrator. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Designs and maintains web sites.

Prospects

Pathways

You need extensive experience, or a formal qualification in web-based or information technology to work as a Web Administrator. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common 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 Information and Communications Technology VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for ICT Support Technicians who are reliable, work well in a team and have a strong work ethic.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Computers and electronics

    82% Skill level

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

  2. Clerical

    64% Skill level

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

  3. English language

    63% Skill level

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

  4. Customer and personal service

    58% Skill level

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

  5. Administration and management

    58% Skill level

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

  6. Mathematics

    58% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  7. Technical design

    57% Skill level

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

  8. Communications and media

    56% Skill level

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

  9. Education and training

    55% Skill level

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

  10. Sales and marketing

    55% Skill level

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

  11. Engineering and technology

    53% Skill level

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

  12. Telecommunications

    53% Skill level

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

  13. Law and government

    41% Skill level

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

  14. Psychology

    37% Skill level

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

  15. Personnel and human resources

    35% Skill level

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

  16. Sociology and anthropology

    32% Skill level

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

  17. Production and processing

    25% Skill level

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

  18. Public safety and security

    25% Skill level

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

  19. Economics and accounting

    25% Skill level

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

  20. Fine arts

    22% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    55% Skill level

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

  3. Operations analysis

    55% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  4. Instructing

    52% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  5. Complex problem solving

    50% Skill level

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

  6. Active listening

    50% Skill level

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

  7. Speaking

    50% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Active learning

    50% Skill level

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

  9. Quality control analysis

    50% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    48% Skill level

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

  11. Writing

    48% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  12. Judgment and decision making

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Systems analysis

    46% Skill level

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

  14. Coordination with others

    46% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  15. Systems evaluation

    46% Skill level

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

  16. Time management

    45% Skill level

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

  17. Troubleshooting

    45% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  18. Serving others

    43% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  19. Programming

    41% Skill level

    Writing computer programs.

  20. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    61% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Written comprehension

    61% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  3. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  4. Written expression

    57% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Near vision

    55% Skill level

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

  6. Deductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Inductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

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

  8. Problem spotting

    54% Skill level

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

  9. Sorting or ordering

    52% Skill level

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

  10. Categorising

    48% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  11. Originality

    48% Skill level

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

  12. Brainstorming

    45% Skill level

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

  13. Flexibility of closure

    43% Skill level

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

  14. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Speech clarity

    41% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  16. Finger dexterity

    41% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  17. Visualization

    41% Skill level

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

  18. Speech recognition

    39% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  19. Perceptual speed

    37% Skill level

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

  20. Far vision

    36% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

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. Working with computers

    81% Skill level

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

  3. Thinking creatively

    77% Skill level

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

  4. Planning and prioritising work

    73% Skill level

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

  5. Collecting and organising information

    70% Skill level

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

  6. Communicating within a team

    70% Skill level

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

  7. Looking for changes over time

    70% Skill level

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

  8. Researching and investigating

    68% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    68% Skill level

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

  10. Giving expert advice

    66% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  11. Making sense of information and ideas

    63% Skill level

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

  12. Scheduling work and activities

    60% Skill level

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

  13. Documenting or recording information

    60% Skill level

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

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    59% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  15. Checking compliance with standards

    57% Skill level

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

  16. Monitoring people, processes and things

    56% Skill level

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

  17. Communicating with the public

    56% Skill level

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

  18. Leading and encouraging a team

    53% Skill level

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

  19. Coming up with systems and processes

    53% Skill level

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

  20. Explaining things to people

    52% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

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, 15-1199.03 - Web Administrators.

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

    99% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Indoors, heat controlled

    97% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  3. Spend time sitting

    95% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  4. Telephone

    94% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    88% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Being exact or accurate

    86% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  7. Making repetitive motions

    85% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  8. Unstructured work

    84% Important

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

  9. Freedom to make decisions

    83% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  10. Time pressure

    83% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  11. Repeating same tasks

    81% Important

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

  12. Frequent decision making

    77% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  13. Impact of decisions

    77% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  14. Competition

    75% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  15. Teamwork

    75% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

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

    71% Important

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

  17. Letters and memos

    68% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  18. Contact with people

    65% Important

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

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    63% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Contact with the public

    61% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

Values

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

  1. Achievement

    81% Important

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

  2. Working conditions

    81% 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. 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.

  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

    71% 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

    52% 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

    90% Important

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

  2. Enterprising

    67% Important

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

  3. Analytical

    62% Important

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

  4. Practical

    57% Important

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

  5. Creative

    29% Important

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

  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, 15-1199.03 - Web Administrators.

All ICT Support Technicians

  • $1,498 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Web Administrators

  • 2,700 workers Employment Size
  • High skill Skill level rating
  • 70% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 37 years Average age
  • 49% female Gender Share

Web Administrators design, build and maintain websites, and provide web technology solutions and services.

You need extensive experience, or a formal qualification in web-based or information technology to work as a Web Administrator. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Designs and maintains web sites.

You need extensive experience, or a formal qualification in web-based or information technology to work as a Web Administrator. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common 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 Information and Communications Technology VET training pathways.

Employers look for ICT Support Technicians who are reliable, work well in a team and have a strong work ethic.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Computers and electronics

    82% Skill level

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

  2. Clerical

    64% Skill level

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

  3. English language

    63% Skill level

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

  4. Customer and personal service

    58% Skill level

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

  5. Administration and management

    58% Skill level

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

  6. Mathematics

    58% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  7. Technical design

    57% Skill level

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

  8. Communications and media

    56% Skill level

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

  9. Education and training

    55% Skill level

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

  10. Sales and marketing

    55% Skill level

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

  11. Engineering and technology

    53% Skill level

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

  12. Telecommunications

    53% Skill level

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

  13. Law and government

    41% Skill level

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

  14. Psychology

    37% Skill level

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

  15. Personnel and human resources

    35% Skill level

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

  16. Sociology and anthropology

    32% Skill level

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

  17. Production and processing

    25% Skill level

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

  18. Public safety and security

    25% Skill level

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

  19. Economics and accounting

    25% Skill level

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

  20. Fine arts

    22% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    55% Skill level

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

  3. Operations analysis

    55% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  4. Instructing

    52% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  5. Complex problem solving

    50% Skill level

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

  6. Active listening

    50% Skill level

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

  7. Speaking

    50% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Active learning

    50% Skill level

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

  9. Quality control analysis

    50% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    48% Skill level

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

  11. Writing

    48% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  12. Judgment and decision making

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Systems analysis

    46% Skill level

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

  14. Coordination with others

    46% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  15. Systems evaluation

    46% Skill level

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

  16. Time management

    45% Skill level

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

  17. Troubleshooting

    45% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  18. Serving others

    43% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  19. Programming

    41% Skill level

    Writing computer programs.

  20. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    61% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Written comprehension

    61% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  3. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  4. Written expression

    57% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Near vision

    55% Skill level

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

  6. Deductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Inductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

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

  8. Problem spotting

    54% Skill level

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

  9. Sorting or ordering

    52% Skill level

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

  10. Categorising

    48% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  11. Originality

    48% Skill level

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

  12. Brainstorming

    45% Skill level

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

  13. Flexibility of closure

    43% Skill level

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

  14. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Speech clarity

    41% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  16. Finger dexterity

    41% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  17. Visualization

    41% Skill level

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

  18. Speech recognition

    39% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  19. Perceptual speed

    37% Skill level

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

  20. Far vision

    36% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

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. Working with computers

    81% Skill level

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

  3. Thinking creatively

    77% Skill level

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

  4. Planning and prioritising work

    73% Skill level

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

  5. Collecting and organising information

    70% Skill level

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

  6. Communicating within a team

    70% Skill level

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

  7. Looking for changes over time

    70% Skill level

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

  8. Researching and investigating

    68% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    68% Skill level

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

  10. Giving expert advice

    66% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  11. Making sense of information and ideas

    63% Skill level

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

  12. Scheduling work and activities

    60% Skill level

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

  13. Documenting or recording information

    60% Skill level

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

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    59% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  15. Checking compliance with standards

    57% Skill level

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

  16. Monitoring people, processes and things

    56% Skill level

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

  17. Communicating with the public

    56% Skill level

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

  18. Leading and encouraging a team

    53% Skill level

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

  19. Coming up with systems and processes

    53% Skill level

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

  20. Explaining things to people

    52% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

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, 15-1199.03 - Web Administrators.

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

    99% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Indoors, heat controlled

    97% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  3. Spend time sitting

    95% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  4. Telephone

    94% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    88% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Being exact or accurate

    86% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  7. Making repetitive motions

    85% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  8. Unstructured work

    84% Important

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

  9. Freedom to make decisions

    83% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  10. Time pressure

    83% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  11. Repeating same tasks

    81% Important

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

  12. Frequent decision making

    77% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  13. Impact of decisions

    77% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  14. Competition

    75% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  15. Teamwork

    75% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

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

    71% Important

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

  17. Letters and memos

    68% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  18. Contact with people

    65% Important

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

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    63% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Contact with the public

    61% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

Values

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

  1. Achievement

    81% Important

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

  2. Working conditions

    81% 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. 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.

  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

    71% 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

    52% 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

    90% Important

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

  2. Enterprising

    67% Important

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

  3. Analytical

    62% Important

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

  4. Practical

    57% Important

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

  5. Creative

    29% Important

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

  6. Helping

    14% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

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