Careers for Aspergers

People with aspergers do best in careers that allow concentration on one task at a time, emphasize accuracy and quality over speed, and provide structure and quantifiable performance expectations.

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1. Photographer

Photographer

Photographer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$52k
Growth
-5.6%
Satisfaction
4.0 / 5

A photographer is a professional that focuses on the art of taking photographs with a digital or film camera.

2. Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$59k
Growth
-7.2%
Satisfaction
3.3 / 5

A computer programmer, or coder, is someone who writes computer software.

3. Animal Trainer

Animal Trainer

Animal Trainer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$35k
Growth
+11.1%
Satisfaction
4.3 / 5

An animal trainer is someone who will get an animal accustomed to human contact in order for it to behave in a certain way and to respond to specific commands.

4. Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant

Veterinary Assistant

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$23k
Growth
+19.3%
Satisfaction
3.6 / 5

Veterinary assistants look after non-farm animals in laboratories, animal hospitals, and clinics.

5. Auto Body Repairer

Auto Body Repairer

Auto Body Repairer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$35k
Growth
+8.5%
Satisfaction
3.0 / 5

An auto body repairer is someone who works in the automotive industry.

6. Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$34k
Growth
+14.0%
Satisfaction
2.9 / 5

A medical and clinical laboratory technician is someone who conducts lab tests ordered by doctors and other healthcare providers.

7. Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$54k
Growth
+10.9%
Satisfaction
2.8 / 5

A technical writer is someone who transforms complex and technically difficult written material into clear and concise documentation that will be read by target audiences.

8. Engineer

Engineer

Engineer

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$70k
Growth
??
Satisfaction
3.2 / 5

An engineer uses science, technology and math to solve problems.

9. Computer & Information Research Scientist

Computer & Information Research Scientist

Computer & Information Research Scientist

Your Match?
Avg Wage
$120k
Growth
+19.0%
Satisfaction
3.5 / 5

Computer & information research scientists invent and design new technology and find new uses for existing technology.