We surveyed 116 extraction workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Extraction workers are realistic and conventional

Extraction 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 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 an extraction worker. 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 extraction worker break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of extraction workers are extraversion and social responsibility

Extraction 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 extraction worker: