We surveyed 8,221 baristas to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Baristas are conventional and realistic

Baristas tend to be predominantly conventional individuals, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment. They also tend to be realistic, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project.

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