We surveyed 8,191 account managers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.
Account managers are enterprising and social
Account managers tend to be predominantly enterprising individuals, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others. They also tend to be social, meaning that they thrive in situations where they can interact with, persuade, or help people.
If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be an account manager. However, if you are realistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.
Here’s how the Holland codes of the average account manager break down:
The top personality traits of account managers are extraversion and openness
Account managers score highly on extraversion, meaning that they rely on external stimuli to be happy, such as people or exciting surroundings. They also tend to be high on the measure of openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety.
Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average account manager: