If you’ve been searching for a career that fits your personality, perhaps you’ve been looking in all the wrong places. Instead of putting boots on the ground, look up.
A 2008 survey of thousands of workers has found job placement and success results for all twelve astrological signs. The most successful (in terms of salary) are:
All of which were the most likely to earn over $100,000 annually. Capricorn and Aquarius must not put much stock in their careers, as they’re the most likely to have a salary under $35,000. While success shouldn’t be measured only in dollar signs, it is a big part of the vast majority of lives.
Each sign comes with unique personality quirks that lead to success in different fields. Find your sign below and check out what would be your perfect career match.
Aries – The ram’s bravery is overwhelming, leading to success in competitive or sales-based jobs. Best match: Sales, Military, Emergency Services
Taurus – Bulls love beauty and stability, making them ripe for jobs that have built in benefits. Their strong, commanding voices also do well in large groups. Best match: Teacher, Engineer, Lawyer
Gemini – The twins are tough to fulfill with a repetitive or tedious job, as their volatility needs change and stimulation. They work well in oft-changing roles, and take to travel easily. Best match: Tech Support, Architect, Emergency Services
Cancer – While these astrological mothers excel at jobs where they nurture children, they also can take companies to the next level. Executive positions are great fits. Best match: Social Worker, Teacher, CEO
Leo – The lion craves power and status more than anything else, making them an easy fit for leadership roles. Sometimes they can be a poor team-player, but it doesn’t bother them much. Best match: Real Estate, Performer, Politics
Virgo – If you’ve ever decided a server deserved a big tip, they were probably a Virgo. A passion for perfection make them ideal for detailed work, and they easily grasp new languages. Best match: Editor, Translator, Critic
Libra – Perhaps the easiest to find a matching career, Libras do well as long as they’re around people. Compromise, diplomacy and leadership are strong traits of the sign that keeps it all balanced. Best match: Travel Agent, Diplomat, Host
Scorpio – Independent to a fault, Scorpios are hyper-focused on the task at hand and complete it with amazing accuracy. Dangerous or important tasks should always be given to them. Best match: Surgeon, Lawyer, Physicist
Sagittarius – The most philosophical of the signs, the archer needs to do something that helps. While they can make great support staffs, leadership isn’t out of their capabilities as decisions come easy to them. Best match: Minister, Public Relations, Animal Trainer
Capricorn – Even though they rank low on the salary scale, Capricorns are hard-working and need challenges daily. Setting rules and following them is a key to their happiness. Best match: Administrator, Banker, IT
Aquarius – Always against a corporate structure, the water-bearer will create a job if they can’t find a fit. Humanitarian and charitable activities are right up their alley. Best match: Inventor, Musician, Designer
Pisces – The intuitive nature of the fish lends itself to creative and therapeutic careers, often for the benefit of others. Will find success in the arts without much practice, and can develop their skills with ease. Best match: Psychologist, Photographer, Physical Therapist