We surveyed 56 bailiffs to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Bailiffs are realistic and enterprising

Bailiffs tend to be predominantly realistic individuals, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project. They also tend to be enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a bailiff. However, if you are artistic, 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 bailiff break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of bailiffs are extraversion and social responsibility

Bailiffs 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 social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average bailiff: