We surveyed 12,367 restaurant managers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Restaurant managers are enterprising and conventional

Restaurant managers tend to be predominantly enterprising individuals, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others. They also tend to be conventional, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a restaurant manager. 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 restaurant manager break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of restaurant managers are extraversion and social responsibility

Restaurant managers score highly on extraversion, meaning that they rely on external stimuli to be happy, such as people or exciting surroundings. They also tend to be high on the measure of social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average restaurant manager: