We surveyed 1,180 nursery workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Nursery workers are realistic and investigative

Nursery 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 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 nursery worker. However, if you are enterprising, 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 nursery worker break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of nursery workers are social responsibility and openness

Nursery workers score highly on social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others. 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 nursery worker: