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Careers for proficiency in pattern recognition

Pattern recognition is the ability to identify a pattern in information which may at first seem unrelated.

Strong pattern recognition skills are needed in order to appreciate art, music and poetry. They are also necessary in mathematics and when trying to find logical structures.

Here you will find suitable careers for when identifying patterns is your strongpoint.

There are also careers that are suitable for when proficiency at identifying patterns becomes a speed issue.

Pattern recognition

Pattern recognition involves the ability to anticipate patterns, recognize the underlying mechanisms in every situation, and understand the connection between things.

Possible careers

  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Forensic Science Technicians
  • Airline Pilots
  • Fire Investigators
  • Fire Inspectors
  • Geodetic Surveyors
  • Industrial Safety and Health Engineers
  • Microbiologists
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Archeologists

Pattern recognition (with a speed factor)

Proficiency at identifying information and organizing it into patterns quickly.

Possible careers

  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Physicists
  • Critical Care Nurses
  • Airline Pilots
  • Municipal Fire Fighting
  • Forensic Science Technicians
  • Hospitalists