J-1, Exchange Visitor
J-2 EAD (Dependent of a J-1 visa recipient with work authorization)
H1-B Specialty Occupations
H-4 EAD (dependent visa with work authorization)
EB-1 (Employment based)
O visas, Individuals with extraordinary ability or achievement (Note: spouse/dependents of O-visa holders are not authorized to work in the United States)
See Table 1 for brief comparison of J-1 and H-1B visas.
Other: In uncommon circumstances, a candidate may be eligible for employment under a different visa based on spouse employment status or bilateral treaties with other nations. Legal consultation is advised in these circumstances.