We surveyed 501 broadcast engineers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Broadcast engineers are realistic and conventional

Broadcast engineers 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 conventional, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment.

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


Big Five

The top personality traits of broadcast engineers are openness and agreeableness

Broadcast engineers score highly on openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety. They also tend to be high on the measure of agreeableness, meaning that they are very sensitive to the needs of others and value harmony within a group.

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