Prestigious Occupations

Check back throughout the year for additional infographics celebrating more of these top jobs.

 

Video Game Developer/Designer

3 in 5 Adults Would Encourage a Child to Pursue a Career as a Video Game Developer/Designer

Just under 2 in 5 Americans consider video game developer/designer a prestigious occupation. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Hannah Pollack | September 12, 2016

 

Entrepreneur

2 in 3 Americans see Entrepreneur as a Prestigious Occupation

Men are more likely than women to see entrepreneurs as prestigious. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth | August 18, 2016

 

Chef

6 in 10 Americans say Chef is a Prestigious Occupation

3 in 4 adults would encourage a child to a career as a chef. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth & Elise Simon | August 17, 2016

 

Musician

Over 6 in 10 Americans say Musician is a Prestigious Occupation

About 6 in 10 adults would encourage a child to pursue a musical career. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth | June 21, 2016

 

Military Officer

78% of Americans see Military Officer as a Prestigious Occupation

64% of adults would encourage a child to become a military officer. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth | May 20, 2016

  

EMT

Over 7 in 10 Americans Say EMT is a Prestigious Occupation

Nearly 8 in 10 adults would encourage a child to pursue EMT as a career. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth | May 18, 2016

 

Nurse

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say Nurse is a Prestigious Occupation

Nearly 9 in 10 adults would encourage a child to pursue nursing. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth | May 9, 2016

 

Firefighter

8 in 10 Americans Consider Firefighter a Prestigious Occupation

7 in 10 adults would encourage a child to pursue becoming a Firefighter. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Hannah Pollack | May 4, 2016

 

Teacher

Nearly 8 in 10 Adults Would Encourage a Child to Pursue Becoming a Teacher

More than 6 in 10 Americans say teacher is a prestigious occupation. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Hannah Pollack | May 3, 2016

 

Journalist

Nearly 5 in 10 Americans see Journalist as a Prestigious Occupation

Nearly 6 in 10 adults would encourage a child to pursue journalism. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth | May 2, 2016

 

Veterinarian

86% of Adults Would Encourage Children To Become Veterinarians

7 in 10 Americans say veterinarian is a prestigious occupation, especially older adults. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Hannah Pollack | April 29, 2016

 

Lawyer

6 in 10 Americans say Lawyer is a Prestigious Occupation

70% of adults would encourage a child to pursue becoming a lawyer. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Hannah Pollack | April 12, 2016

 

Athlete

6 in 10 Americans say Athlete is a Prestigious Occupation

Most adults would encourage a child to pursue becoming an athlete. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Hannah Pollack | April 5, 2016

 

Doctor

Doctor Tops List of Prestigious Occupations

9 in 10 Americans see doctor as a prestigious occupation. See infographic.

Source: The Harris Poll | Allyssa Birth | March 29, 2016