Careers for Shy People

If you’re shy and interested in finding a job, you should pick work where you don’t interact a lot with others. There are several career fields and jobs with minimal human interaction.

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1. Archivist

Archivist

Archivist

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$36k
Growth
+14.7%
Satisfaction
3.3 / 5

An archivist is someone who assesses whether a given piece of information is of value, then maintains and stores the information in the appropriate manner.

2. Animal Caretaker

Animal Caretaker

Animal Caretaker

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$24k
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+24.2%
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3.8 / 5

An animal caretaker is someone who cares for the needs of animals.

3. Animal Trainer

Animal Trainer

Animal Trainer

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$35k
Growth
+11.1%
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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. Court Reporter

Court Reporter

Court Reporter

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$149k
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+3.6%
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3.1 / 5

A court reporter is someone who uses a stenotype machine to capture verbatim everything that is said during a court proceeding, and who then delivers the transcripts of the proceedings.

5. Geologist

Geologist

Geologist

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$58k
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+14.1%
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3.3 / 5

Geology is a study that encompasses all the materials that make up the earth, the forces that act upon the earth, as well as the biology of ancestral inhabitants based on fossil records.

6. Social Media Manager

Social Media Manager

Social Media Manager

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$37k
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N/A
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3.2 / 5

A social media manager is someone who makes social media decisions for a company, and is considered the voice of a company on social and digital media sites.

7. Archaeologist

Archaeologist

Archaeologist

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$65k
Growth
+3.9%
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3.7 / 5

Archaeology is defined as 'the science of the treatment of the material remains of the human past' or as a 'systematic and descriptive study of antiquities'.

8. Accountant

Accountant

Accountant

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$52k
Growth
+10.0%
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2.6 / 5

An accountant is one of the main players in any business that he or she works for, whether it is a large corporation or a small business.

9. Author

Author

Author

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$32k
Growth
+7.6%
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4.1 / 5

An author is someone who loves to think creatively, loves language, and loves the art of writing.