They are brilliant, perceptive, and hard working. They can be difficult, but only when they perceive a situation to be superficial or when dealing with silly people. They enjoy a quiet workplace that is free of distractions.
They are not temperamentally suited to a job that is highly visible and in front of the public, unless they are totally in charge. The Scorpion is motivated by being able to do good work and gaining a stellar reputation. This sign will wholeheartedly engage in all that they do, provided that they are able to do things their way.
Read on to see which careers are best suited to Scorpio:
1. Coroner/Forensics Expert
Scorpio is perfectly suited for this work, which could horrify others. They are not easily scared and will investigate tirelessly to determine the cause of death and other pertinent details. Scorpio has a surgeon's eye and a penchant for detective work that matches the qualities needed in a coroner. Because it is strictly science, but they would appreciate the lack of emotional obligations.
2. Private Investigator
The natives of this sign are naturally curious individuals who love to discover secrets but value their own privacy. All of this adds up to someone who is good at uncovering the crazy stuff that others want to hide. The Scorpion is also great at working undercover and quietly observing people and their activities. They are excellent researchers and won't give up until they have all the facts. A penchant for revenge sometimes comes in handy.
The chance to hear the dirty laundry of countless clients and figure out their issues is the kind of life that Scorpio relishes. Of course, there are also control issues involved and a healthy dose of transference. Scorpio psychiatrists may have to examine themselves first before pointing the finger.
With this career, Scorpios excel, not only because they are fascinated with the dead, but also because they are ambitious and hard working. This is a lifetime career that is demanding and stressful, but well suited to a Scorpio with endurance and fortitude. As with being a coroner, they are able to marry science and anatomy with work that takes a lot of dedication and a lack of squeamishness. This job also gives them the opportunity to work alone.
The Scorpion can be found in scientific labs, whether working for pharmaceutical companies or doing research for private industry or government agencies. They have the kind of mind that is able to penetrate the problem and come up with criteria to evaluate it and show results. An aspect of the Scorpion character wants to be the best, and when applied properly, will find a cure for a disease, the ultimate weight loss solution, or a new form of birth control. Whatever the problem, they will find the answer or improve on the solution.
The Scorpio native is intense and driven. They have a lot of endurance and a strong desire to excel. These qualities allow them to be outstanding surgeons who eventually achieve an impeccable reputation in the operating room. Inner strength and tenacity allow them to persevere when it seems like all is lost.
7. Sex Therapist
Of all the signs of the Zodiac, Scorpio is the obvious choice to work with people who have hang-ups and dysfunction in the bedroom. The airing of dirty little secrets, sexual fantasies, and embarrassing details does not deter dear Scorpio. In fact nothing is too shocking for this personality. They have the ability to get to the root of the matter and help their clients to make adjustments and work through problems.
This career is not for everyone, but for those Scorpios with a strong personality and lots of need for control, this job could be very lucrative and satisfying. There is the opportunity to work from home, wear an interesting uniform, and work out some aggression. This is not for the faint of heart or the passive, but can be a way to access the dark side without causing too much harm.
9. Bill Collector
Another job that allows the nasty side of Scorpio to emerge is in collections. They can get paid to abuse and cajole deadbeats and debtors eight hours a day and then go home to relax in front of the fire. Empty threats and daily harassment are the tools of the trade, requiring a lot of dogged determination and a will to succeed. They are not daunted at all by people who don't answer the phone or open their mail, and will find a way to get to them.
Scorpio loves being in control and is fascinated by the unconscious. When acting responsibly, this career could be perfect for them. Working with clients who want to shake bad habits, they are able to make hypnotic suggestions, which are effective in dealing with these problems. Some people are looking to remember past lives or hidden memories. The Scorpion is the master of secrets and hidden things.