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Someone might find a particular job sexy due to at least one of the following characteristics:
* ''Financial Security'': Knowing that a potential partner can provide for you long-term is a ''big'' plus. Their job might be high-paying (such as a corporate lawyer) and/or will always be in demand (such as a doctor).
* ''Services'': In keeping with the above, part of the appeal of dating someone who provides potentially expensive services (such as law or medicine) is that they can provide access to these for the family.
* ''Authority'': Some people are simply into people in positions of power, such as politicians, executives, military commanders. An added bonus is that these people can protect the family as well. Depending on how it's played, this may overlap with UnequalPairing.
* ''Intelligence'': Some people find [[NerdsAreSexy brains attractive]], and so their type is someone whom Hollywood stereotypes as smart, or is surrounded by intelligence -- see the HotScientist, the HotTeacher, and the HotLibrarian. Of course, due to HollywoodBeautyStandards they usually look like the HollywoodNerd.
* ''Caregiving'': There's something innately attractive about offering physical or emotional support or needs -- even when it's all part of the job description. People like caregivers and nurses fall into this category -- see HospitalHottie, and potentially FlorenceNightingaleEffect -- as do people with "assistant" roles -- see SexySecretary and GirlFriday. Even the HookerWithAHeartOfGold might qualify if she offers the protagonist solace in ThisBedOfRoses.
* ''Uniforms'': Not only does this usually tie in with Caregiving via public service and Authority, something about an official uniform just does it for some people. See GoodLookingPrivates, FairCop, HotMenAtWork, and FiremenAreHot.
* ''Entertainment'': Singing, acting, dancing, playing an instrument, stand-up comedy... having the talent, skills, and confidence to entertain people is very attractive to some. The celebrity that is often associated with being an entertainer can be a draw as well, and is why TheRockStar or IdolSinger tend to draw the GroupieBrigade. See ElegantClassicalMusician for when playing an instrument is seen as attractive. Singers may have overlap with ArousedByTheirVoice.
* ''Artistry'': Similar to Entertainment, but with a specific focus on creating art, as this might mark someone as sensitive and in tune with the world around them. Artists, writers, and sometimes singers fall into this category. Usually mutually exclusive with Job Security due to the StarvingArtist trope. See ArtistsAreAttractive.
* ''Athleticism'': Knowing someone is physically capable might be attractive to some. Athletes are counted here for a variety of reasons (some might want the sheer strength of a boxer or the flexibility of a gymnast). Dancers can overlap with Entertainment as well.
* ''Being Good-Looking'': Sometimes, the appeal of going after a particular profession ''is'' attractiveness in the physical sense. Jobs like the FashionModel or the [[SexyStewardess flight attendant]] have a reputation for being populated by pretty young women, for example.

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