We surveyed 254 potters to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical potter. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a potter?



Working as a potter typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a potter?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a potter typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a potter?



It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as a potter. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for potters.


Do potters work full-time or part-time?

29% of potters work in full-time roles while 71% work part-time.