We surveyed 1,610 postal service workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Postal service workers are conventional and realistic

Postal service workers 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 realistic, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a postal service worker. However, if you are investigative, 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 postal service worker break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of postal service workers are social responsibility and agreeableness

Postal service 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 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 postal service worker: