How to Use Astrology to Guide Your Career Choices

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Knowing that specific zodiac signs are prone to certain traits and that people perform best in careers that suit their personalities, it only seems logical that astrology can help guide you to the career that’s best for you.

What should you look for in a career based on your zodiac sign

So many people start one career only to find out later that it really doesn’t suit them. Sometimes people pursue a certain career based upon money, and quickly find they are extremely unhappy. Why? Because, quite often, people who leave a career come to discover that it doesn’t align with their core personality traits.

Personal fulfillment: Money isn’t everything

People often leave careers when they realize that it just doesn’t fit them and they feel miserable. Some people leave high-paying jobs for low-paying jobs that make them feel more fulfilled – jobs or careers where the work has meaning.

The best careers for each zodiac sign

Below, is a list of some of the positive traits for each Zodiac Sign. These traits are matched with the types of careers that align best with the personalities of these Zodiac Signs.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Aries are bold leaders who are independent. They love a challenge, enjoy competition, and do well in fast-paced environments.

Careers best suited for Aries: Law enforcement, military, firefighting, EMT, athletics, entrepreneur, any occupation involving challenges outdoors, medical, public relations and entertainment.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Taurus are very practical, grounded and place a lot of importance on security and stability.

Careers best suited for Taurus: They do well in careers such as the financial sector or accounting, real estate, medicine, restaurant and the food industry, infrastructure and construction. Essentially, Taurus does well in any industry that is practical and tends to be stable.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Gemini has a very curious nature, is very social and communicative, can become bored easily, goes with the flow and prefers flexibility.

Careers best suited for Gemini: Travel, journalist or writer, advertising, entertainer, radio/podcast/TV host, photographer, sales, marketing.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Cancers are very sensitive, emotional, caring, kind and tend to be home-oriented.

Careers best suited for Cancer: They do well in nursing, medicine or healthcare, counseling, real estate, interior design, teaching, social work, or professional organizer.

Leo (July 23-August 22)

Leos are natural leaders who love the spotlight and are warm, creative, entertaining, supportive and generous.

Careers suited for Leo: They do well in leadership roles in a number of industries, acting, music, entertainment, writing, host, spokesperson, design, advertising, politics, architecture and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Virgo (August 23-September 22)

Virgos are very observant, analytical, detail-oriented perfectionists.

Careers suited for Virgo: They do well as accountants, researchers, data analysts, investigators, auditors, psychologists/psychiatrist, librarians, technical writers, inspectors, engineers and technicians.

Libra (September 23-October 22)

Libras are very diplomatic, sociable, fair and idealistic.

Careers suited for Libra: Politics, diplomacy, representatives, spokespersons, public relations, human resources, mediators, psychologists, counselors, psychiatrists, lawyers, judges, social workers.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21)

Scorpios are very tenacious, investigative, intuitive, creative and resourceful.

Careers suited for Scorpio: Detective/investigator, researcher, analyst, politician, surgeon, medical examiner, advisor, astrologer, psychic, shaman, sex therapist.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)

Sagittarians are adventurous, curious, enthusiastic and optimistic. They love freedom and are easily bored.

Careers suited for Sagittarius: They do well in occupations requiring constant travel, travel agent, counselor, advisor, tour guide, occupations involving the outdoors, salesperson, trainer, athletics, or spokesperson.

Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

Capricorns are leaders who are very hard-working, methodical, practical and creative.

Careers suited for Capricorn: Builder, construction, architect, teacher, manager, planner, organizer, medical, real estate, or industries involving outdoor work.

Aquarius (January 20-February 18)

Aquarians are very innovative, “out-of-the-box” creative thinkers who tend to be ahead of the curve. There are also very idealistic and intellectual.

Careers suited for Aquarius: Professor, teacher, inventor, engineer, programmer, astrologer, astronomer, researcher, Doctor, surgeon, poet, musician, artist, writer, hypnotherapist, or entrepreneur.

Pisces (February 19-March 20)

Pisces are very creative, intuitive, sensitive, emotional, empathetic and spiritual.

Careers suited for Pisces: Psychic, medium, artist, writer, musician, poet, entertainer, healer, medicine/healthcare, guru, minister, counselor, or caretaker.