We surveyed 211 rail transportation workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Rail transportation workers are realistic and investigative

Rail transportation 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 rail transportation worker. 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 rail transportation worker break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of rail transportation workers are social responsibility and agreeableness

Rail transportation 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 rail transportation worker: