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How Your Birth Order And Zodiac Sign Can Influence Your Career Choices

Birth Order Zodiac Sign Future Career Choices

I didn't always know I wanted to be a writer. I studied political science my whole time in college, but right before I graduated, I realized that if I wasn't doing something I really enjoyed (which was writing), then I was always going to feel like something was missing in my professional life.

Sure, I could always make writing a hobby or something I do in my own time, but that didn't really feel like the same thing.

I am, in fact, a huge believer in the adage "If you do what you love, then you'll never work a day in your life." And as a writer, I completely believe that.

But really, this saying is true for pretty much anyone, no matter what your career is.

If you love being a teacher or working in finance or being an engineer, then is doesn't feel like work; it feels like you're learning about one of your favorite things every day - whether that's numbers or teaching methods — and having fun doing it.

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I know from experience that a bad job (or a boring one) isn’t just bad, it's downright awful. I used to work in retail and let me tell you, I am NOT a people person.

But I gotta get that cash, so I do what I have to do, you know? Since I wasn't someone who wanted to learn more about the retail world and how to move up in it, I wasn't totally invested in it.

Plus, customers can be very mean when they don't get their way. I'm not complaining, but there are some days when I wanted to quit instead of deal with cranky people.

My point is, retail was not a career I could see myself in. But writing, yes. Absolutely. It's my calling!

A lot of people, maybe even you, don't know what their calling is yet or what their future holds for them. But did you know your horoscope and birth order can tell you a lot about your future career?

That, combined with your zodiac sign, can tell you a lot about what your career will be. For example, an only child is more likely than someone with siblings to earn six figures and hold a higher-level position, like CEO, CFO, or Senior VP.

That said, people with siblings tend to be more satisfied with their careers. These workers, the ones with siblings, also have different career paths based on their birth order.

Firstborn children, like only children, are more likely to hold those higher-level positions like CFO and CEO, as well as earn six figures.

As for last-born children, they are most likely to hold middle management positions.

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Middle children tend to excel at-entry-level positions. When it comes to the types of careers you are more likely to hold, your birth order and your zodiac sign can say a lot about that.

An only child is more likely to be in the healthcare or technical industries, while first-born children are drawn to government and science careers.

Middle children look for positions in public service and caretaking, and last born children are more creative and technological.

Then, your zodiac has a lot to say about your career choices, too. Of course, you might not totally agree with these careers, but there are reasons why these professions are more sign-centric than others.

Keep reading to find out how your birth order and zodiac sign can determine your future career choices, according to astrology.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Professions: Hotel/recreation, higher education, construction, engineering, government, information technology

Aries, you are one of the zodiac signs most likely to earn six figures in your career. You're also most likely to work in middle management, otherwise known as an intermediate position.

It's obviously not hard to see why you would be the one to earn six figures. I mean, hello, you're totally driven, but it's more than that.

You're the kind of person who likes learning new things and using those smarts to get ahead in life. There's nothing like earning your place in the world and being able to get to the top on your own merit in your opinion.

So, you work hard and know that the more you network and learn, the better your chances are of making a ton of money (because who doesn't love money?).

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Professions: Government, legal professionals, healthcare, art/design/architecture, marketing/public relations

Taurus, you are most likely to be the most satisfied with your job. There's no running around trying to do anything and everything for your boss, hoping you somehow convince them that you're putting in your all.

Being satisfied means you generally (and genuinely) like what you do, no matter what kind of stress you deal with on a daily basis. At the end of the day, you're happy.

You also love to be comfortable both at work and at home. Which means that there's no way you would let yourself suffer and stay at a job you hate just to get a paycheck. You either love what you do or you hunt for that perfect job until you do.

You know that life is too short to hate the things you can change; the only problem is when you know your time is up at your current job and it's time to move on. Change is difficult for you, especially when you're comfortable.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Professions: Social work, food preparation, information technology, sales, law enforcement, fire-fighting

Gemini, you've always dreamed about having a career that allows you to use your friendly personality to make the most out of your professional life. Whether you actively seek out these types of jobs or it's subconscious, you want a career where you can help others or make friends.

One of the worst things to you is being in a workplace where it's more like a hierarchy than a place to network and have fun. Think: working for people rather than with them.

To you, if you can't joke around at work and talk with others like you're old friends, then it isn't really a job to begin with; you need a dynamic relationship with everyone you work with, whether they're your boss or your equal.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Professions: Government, higher education, physicians, editing/writing, engineering

Judging by the types of professions that you're drawn most to, Cancer, it's necessary for you to work somewhere you can prove that you care about every aspect of your job.

Education, writing, and even government are all industries that demand an active interest in the job; you certainly can't be passive in these positions.

You also gravitate towards thoughtful careers with a lot of experience. You not only want to show your superiors and coworkers that you care about what you do, but that you are always willing to learn more about the position.

You genuinely care how you can make the most out of your time working there. It's all about showing that you're worth it, Cancer.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Professions: Nursing, legal services, information technology, education, real estate

Leo, you are most likely to hold a senior position at your job — I'm talking about VP positions and above. You are very familiar with climbing the corporate ladder.

You know exactly what it takes to get to that position, meaning you won't back down just because the job gets demanding. No matter what you do in life, you want to succeed; anything less than "amazing" is not worth your time.

You will constantly push yourself to reach the next level of your career, not because you want the corner office and the fancy title, but because you know that you can achieve that high level. Plus, you do like being called the boss.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Professions: Editing/writing, education, social work, military, sales

You are another zodiac sign most likely to earn six figures. Not only that, but you're also one of the few who are the most satisfied with their jobs. How is this possible?

Well, if you know yourself, then you know that anything is possible when you put your mind to something. And you, my friend, are no stranger to hard work.

You constantly look for jobs with meaning and satisfaction, whether it's a part time job after school or your lifelong career. Of course, you know that your career is much more important than a part-time job to love for life.

Since you plan on being there for a long time, so you always try to make an effort as an individual and for the team at your job.

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Professions: Engineering, machine operation, healthcare, art/design/architecture, finance, education

Libra, you are most likely to be the most satisfied with your job. You tend to work your butt off no matter what position you hold, but even then, you still find satisfaction at work.

For you, finishing a project or getting a promotion is your excuse to be your own cheerleader and tell yourself that you're doing the best possible work to succeed. You tend to look for jobs where you can have a good work-life balance. If you can work hard and play hard, you're incredibly happy.

With so many jobs in the arts and design, finance, and engineering fields appreciating work-life balance as much as you do, you know that there are plenty of opportunities to find that perfect career.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Professions: Science, attorney/judge, hotel/recreation, machine operation, education

Scorpio, it should come as no surprise to you that you are one of the signs most likely to earn six figures. You're incredibly driven and determined to not only wow everyone you work with (and for), but wow yourself, too.

It's always such a nice surprise to be able to look back at the end of the year and see just how much you've accomplished. When you think about your future career, you often think about a highly successful job with lots of privileges.

It's not so much that you feel like you need these perks to keep you motivated to do your job, but you do like being rewarded for your work. And when you work hard in your high-paying job, you're definitely rewarded for it.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 19)

Professions: Information technology, editing/writing, lab technician, social work, education

You might have a long wish list of the kinds of things you could do in your future career, but your biggest thing is making sure you work somewhere you'll never get bored. And that goes for the city you live in as well as your actual job.

You want a job where you can travel, if possible, because the fun should never stop even when you're at work. There's just something so exciting to you about having a profession where they encourage their employees to explore the world and get inspired by their surroundings.

The duties might not always be fun, and it'll definitely be hard work, but you're willing to put in the effort.

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CAPRICORN (December 20 - January 19)

Professions: Engineering, sales, food preparation, law enforcement, skilled trades

Capricorn, you are most likely to secure a VP position or higher in your future career. You are always attracted to very successful jobs and you know how to network with people to find out what your next best move is regarding your future.

With positions in engineering, sales, and even skilled trades, you're not only sure of your future, you’re sure you'll be successful no matter what. You want a profession with room to grow and learn more. There's nothing less attractive to you about a job that has a limit to what you can learn.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Professions: Sales, machine operation, military, construction, education, personal care

Aquarius, you are the zodiac sign most likely to hold an entry-level job. That means that, while all of your peers are looking for their first permanent career, you've already snagged your first job and are probably doing an amazing job at it.

Your future career is something you want to excel at, no matter what industry strikes your fancy, so you always bring 100 percent to your profession.

You tend to gravitate towards jobs where you can make a difference and never get bored with your day to day duties, which you can most definitely find in a sales position, education, or personal care.

As someone who loves to help others, these industries can help you bring your personal passions together with your professional ones.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Professions: Government, finance, mechanics, skilled trades, law enforcement, fire-fighting

When thinking about your future career, Pisces, you need to look for a position that requires a lot of skill and a lot of smarts. Being the smarty-pants that you already are, your career should complement your personality and interests.

It'll definitely make it easier for you to succeed this way. Skilled trades, government, and law enforcement all require skill, but they also require passion.

You can't expect to get into a profession that only needs you to half-ass everything because chances are, you won't enjoy anything you do. If you're passionate about your work, you'll feel like you're never "working" a day in your life.

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Emily Ratay is a full-time writer living in Pittsburgh. She's passionate about the environment and feminism, and knows that anything is possible in the right pair of shoes. She plans on writing a book in the future.