We surveyed 8,489 construction workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.
Construction workers are realistic and enterprising
Construction workers 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 construction worker. 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 construction worker break down:
The top personality traits of construction workers are extraversion and social responsibility
Construction workers 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 construction worker: