We surveyed 6,568 bookkeepers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.

Holland Codes

Bookkeepers are conventional and enterprising

Bookkeepers 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 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 bookkeeper. 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 bookkeeper break down: