We surveyed 10,081 office clerks to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Office clerks are conventional and enterprising

Office clerks tend to be predominantly conventional individuals, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment. 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 an office clerk. 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 office clerk break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of office clerks are social responsibility and openness

Office clerks 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 office clerk: