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Right Career For You

Much of life is spent at work, so it's important to find a job that's right for you — a job that fits your personality, is rewarding and helps you meet your financial and career goals.

Make an appointment with an academic advisor at your college to help clarify your interests and talents and plan a rewarding career. These online resources can help you get started.

Find the Right Career for You

Find out your interests and then explore further. Career clusters are 16 groups of career areas of interest. 

First, take a quiz about your abilities, values and interests

Then, start exploring careers

Consider Job Trends and Salaries

Find which jobs are in demand and the typical salaries at Washington Career Bridge. The Career Bridge labor market data comes from the Washington Employment Security Department.

How much do I need to earn?

See the minimum salary you'll need to make to pay for basic everyday needs, without public assistance, visit Washington state's Self-Sufficiency Calculator.

In-Demand List

Discover which occupations are "in demand" or not. Click on an occupation title to get a job description, wages, employment projections and educational requirements. Be sure to sort by region, because demand for certain occupations varies by location.

Explore Our Colleges

Our colleges offer hundreds of degrees and certificates for today's careers. Find the colleges that offer what you want and then go check out a college.

Earn While You Learn

Joining an apprenticeship program is a great way to get the experience and training needed to get established in a skilled-trades career.  

Explore Careers Before and During College

The career and employment centers at Washington state's community and technical colleges can help you figure out what you want to do and the education it will take to get there. 

Finding a Job After College

You're close to graduating or already have. The next challenge? Landing that first job after college. We have resources and services to help.

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Last Modified: 2/7/24, 9:14 PM

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