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Is Your Job Typical of Your Astrological Sign?

Careerbuilder saw the signs and used them as the basis for its most recent survey. Between color tests and astrology, it seems the folks there believe career paths are more than just your college major. If you've ever wondered how your job field, salary, and satisfaction compare to other workers who share your sign, wonder no more. Here are the jobs certain signs are reportedly drawn to, along with some job satisfaction and salary patterns. How do your sign and job match up with their findings?

  • Aquarius: sales, military, engineering, mechanic, food preparation, facilities management, and transportation. Among the most likely to earn less than $35,000.
  • Pisces: social work, personal care, IT, facilities management, and mechanic. Among the most satisfied with their current jobs.
  • Aries: government, construction, hotel /recreation, IT, education, and transportation.
  • Taurus: nursing, engineering, attorney/judge, marketing/public relations, and higher education. Among the most likely to earn $100,000 or more.
  • Gemini: art/design/architecture, nursing and personal care, sales, law enforcement, firefighter, and machine operation. Among least satisfied with current job.
  • Cancer: government, legal services, advertising, higher education, machine operation, transportation, and military. Among the most likely to earn $100,000 or more, but among least satisfied with current job.

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  • Leo: government, legal services, art/design/architecture, engineering, entertainment, real estate, and education. Among the most likely to earn $100,000 or more.
  • Virgo: social work, sales, hotel/recreation, editing/writing, and food preparation.
  • Libra: social work, government, advertising, machine operation, law enforcement, firefighter, sales, and education.
  • Scorpio: legal services, engineering, science, education, construction, and skilled trades. Among the most likely to earn $100,000 or more.
  • Sagittarius: editing/writing, marketing/public relations, entertainment, hotel/recreation, IT, and military. Among the most satisfied with current job.
  • Capricorn: art/design/architecture, nursing, science, IT, sales, farming, and food preparation. Among the most likely to earn less than $35,000, but among those most satisfied with current job.


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kittykat12369 kittykat12369 8 years
my job isn't in any of the categories?
krae85 krae85 8 years
haha this seems really accurate.. wow
Blackwidowchick Blackwidowchick 8 years
I'm a pisces and don't even know what IT is. The mechanic part is laughable because the only thing I can fix is dinner. Pisces are supposed to be artistic people, and I am a dog groomer...don't know if that is artistic. My husband is a cancer and he is a mechanic for construction equipment, (don't know if that is considered machine operation), but my ex is an aquarius and yes he is an engineer. So that one was right.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
no they totally do not match up!!
devils devils 8 years
Nope lol. Either I should have been a capricorn, or I am in the wrong field of interest XD
shepptacular shepptacular 8 years
Mine doesn't work for me at all...and sales?! that's laughable..I'm too type B for sales
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 8 years
No, but interestingly enough, I am changing careers soon and my new career is more in the art and design category. But yes, I am unsatisfied with what I'm doing now.
rice-a-roni rice-a-roni 8 years
ditto daisy. I'm an aquarius accountant, and earn double the $35k. so yes, completely inaccurate.
daisy077 daisy077 8 years
This list is inaccurate and very disappointing! How could anyone determine that a sign alone would mean you will earn less than $35k? I am an aquarius, dont even have my BBA yet working on it and make far more than $35k... I am also not in any of those careers listed...inaccurate all the way!
k-squared k-squared 8 years
As an Aquarius, yep. As a student I definitely make less than $35,000 a year.
austerity austerity 8 years
I am a rather accurate Leo, though I am still in college. I'm very creative (write, paint, photograph) and I am deeply motivated by public/government issues. I've always read in other predictions though, that Leos are supposed to be great team leaders...don't think that's true for me, I'm introverted and keep a low profile in a large group. Hope the salary prediction comes true though ;)
zoorph zoorph 8 years
Scorpio in law school, so yeah, on the head. Also, even though my parents hated it when I used to (and still) say this, but I love working with my hands, like physical labor, so any of the skilled trades where I'd get to hang drywall or play with fuses would totally have been fun. As far as making $100K+, it's a plan. And I'll spend it shopping internationally.
georgie2 georgie2 8 years
I'm saggie and I work in IT, but not sure how satisfied I am as I only started at my current job last week!
redsilkshoes redsilkshoes 8 years
wrong, wrong, wrong.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
Not true for me...I'm a Pisces and I'm studying to become a teacher, but they say that education it is more for those who are Aries, Leo, Libra, or Scorpio. wtf? Horoscopes are usually hit-and-miss with my sign anyway.
graduatedsqueaks graduatedsqueaks 8 years
Totally not a match!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
although astrology always seems very general to me - it's right on for mine. i'm a cancer and my first job was in the government, and now i'm in advertising. go figure on how that works!
MandeeLei MandeeLei 8 years
It's way off for me. I'm a Gemini who is EXTREMELY unsatisfied with her job and trying to make a major change ASAP. I am working in sales, more or less, right now and hope to make a transition to working with animals especially dogs. So.. not so much on mine being accurate.
ellabeepr ellabeepr 8 years
WOW! So On Point! Im a Taurus and I'm just getting started to working in PR! I hope to make that much one day!
Molly Molly 8 years
Virgo = Editing/Writing. Sounds like me :)
emo_stacer emo_stacer 8 years
yeah, weird.
hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 8 years
Wow, I'm a Scorpio and I'm a high school science teacher, which matches two of mine! The "most likely to make over $100,000" will never pan out with my chosen profession though. Oh well. Good thing I don't teach for the money! :)
valancyjane valancyjane 8 years
Gemini here. I don't work in any of the fields listed for my sign, but "among least satisfied with current job" is definitely right! It's interesting that Gems (dual-natured) are supposed to be good at both concrete tasks (machine operation) and abstract ones (art/design). We are of two minds ... and always changing both of them! (Thus the dissatisfaction.)
shopgirl123 shopgirl123 8 years
i HOPE not!!!!!!!!!
cjcbsn cjcbsn 8 years
Wow! Mine perfectly fits! "Taurus: ... marketing/public relations, and higher education" I'm a Taurus and work in a university public relations office.
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