We surveyed 42 hearing officers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Hearing officers are enterprising and investigative

Hearing officers tend to be predominantly enterprising individuals, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others. They also tend to be investigative, which means that they are quite inquisitive and curious people that often like to spend time alone with their thoughts.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a hearing officer. However, if you are realistic, 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 hearing officer break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of hearing officers are conscientiousness and agreeableness

Hearing officers score highly on conscientiousness, which means that they are methodical, reliable, and generally plan out things in advance. 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 hearing officer: