We surveyed 342 drywall installers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.

Holland Codes

Drywall installers are realistic and conventional

Drywall installers 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 drywall installer. 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 drywall installer break down:

Big Five

The top personality traits of drywall installers are extraversion and openness

Drywall installers 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 drywall installer: