We surveyed 839 cabinetmakers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.

Holland Codes

Cabinetmakers are realistic and artistic

Cabinetmakers 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 artistic, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression.

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

Big Five

The top personality traits of cabinetmakers are extraversion and openness

Cabinetmakers 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 cabinetmaker: