Marriage: Who you are most likely to tie the knot with based on your job

Here are the most common matchups for 23 jobs

Love and work — who knew the two were so intimately connected? Based on new research by Bloomberg Business, it turns out that your job could help you predict who you'll end up marrying. By scanning US Census Bureau data covering 3.5 million households, Bloomberg compiled this cool interactive chart that shows how people are pairing up by profession.

Here are the most common matchups for 23 jobs:


Elementary- and middle-school teachers

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Male elementary-school teachers are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male education administrators.

Female elementary-school teachers are most likely to marry male or female elementary- and middle-school teachers.

Male elementary-school teachers are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male education administrators.


Flight attendants

Female flight attendants are most likely to marry male managers or female flight attendants.

Male flight attendants are most likely to marry female flight attendants or male elementary- and middle-school teachers.


Physicians and surgeons

Female physicians and surgeons are most likely to marry male or female physicians and surgeons.

Male physicians and surgeons are most likely to marry female physicians and surgeons or male registered nurses.


Chefs and head cooks

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Female chefs and head cooks are most likely to marry male chefs

Female chefs and head cooks are most likely to marry male chefs and head cooks, or female maids and housekeeping cleaners.

Male chefs and head cooks are most likely to marry female waitresses, or male chefs and head cooks.


Construction workers

Female construction workers are most likely to marry female construction workers.

Male construction workers are most likely to marry female maids and housekeeping cleaners or male business-operations specialists.


Secretaries and administrative assistants

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Male secretaries and administrative assistants are most likely to marry male office and administrative-support supervisors.

Female secretaries and administrative assistants are most likely to marry male managers or female flight attendants.

Male secretaries and administrative assistants are most likely to marry male office and administrative-support supervisors.


Actors

Female actors are most likely to marry male actors or female designers.

Male actors are most likely to marry female actors or male TV, video, and motion-picture camera operators and editors.


Lawyers and judges

Female lawyers and judges are most likely to marry male lawyers and judges or female computer workers.

Male lawyers and judges are most likely to marry female or male lawyers and judges.


CEOs

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Male CEOs are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male CEOs.

Female CEOs are most likely to marry male CEOs or female managers.

Male CEOs are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male CEOs.


Maids and housekeeping cleaners

Female maids and housekeeping cleaners are most likely to marry male janitors and building cleaners or female chefs and head cooks.

Male maids and housekeeping cleaners are most likely to marry male waiters.


Registered nurses

Female registered nurses are most likely to marry male managers or female registered nurses.

Male registered nurses are most likely to marry female or male registered nurses.


Truck drivers

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Male truck drivers are most likely to marry female secretaries and administrative assistants or male managers.

Female truck drivers are most likely to marry female truck drivers.

Male truck drivers are most likely to marry female secretaries and administrative assistants or male managers.


Police officers

Female police officers are most likely to marry male police officers or female office and administrative-support supervisors.

Male police officers are most likely to marry female or male elementary- and middle-school teachers.


Marketing and sales managers

Female marketing and sales managers are most likely to marry male managers or female insurance claims and policy-processing clerks.

Male marketing and sales managers are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male business-operations specialists.


Customer-service representatives

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Male customer-service representatives are most likely to marry female or male customer-service representatives.

Female customer-service representatives are most likely to marry male truck drivers or female business-operations specialists.

Male customer-service representatives are most likely to marry female or male customer-service representatives.


Artists

Female artists are most likely to marry male or female artists.

Male artists are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male counselors.


Civil engineers

Female civil engineers are most likely to marry female hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists.

Male civil engineers are most likely to marry female or male elementary- and middle-school teachers.


Computer and information-systems managers

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Male computer and information-systems managers are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male production workers.

Female computer and information-systems managers are most likely to marry female database administrators.

Male computer and information-systems managers are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male production workers.


Psychologists

Female psychologists are most likely to marry male or female psychologists.

Male psychologists are most likely to marry female psychologists or male postsecondary teachers.

Musicians and singers

Female musicians and singers are most likely to marry male musicians and singers or female textile-machine operators.

Male musicians and singers are most likely to marry female musicians and singers or male retail supervisors.


Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

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Male aircraft pilots and flight engineers are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male human-resource workers.

Female aircraft pilots and flight engineers are most likely to marry female registered nurses.

Male aircraft pilots and flight engineers are most likely to marry female elementary- and middle-school teachers or male human-resource workers.


Dancers and choreographers

Female dancers and choreographers are most likely to marry male welding, soldering, and brazing workers or female lawyers and judges.

Male dancers and choreographers are most likely to marry female dancers and choreographers or male secretaries and administrative assistants.


Unemployed people with no work experience in the last five years

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Male unemployed people are most likely to marry female unemployed people or male eligibility interviewers for government programs.

Female unemployed people are most likely to marry male truck drivers or female licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.

Male unemployed people are most likely to marry female unemployed people or male eligibility interviewers for government programs.

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