We surveyed 111 shoemakers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.
Shoemakers are artistic and realistic
Shoemakers tend to be predominantly artistic individuals, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression. 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 shoemaker. However, if you are enterprising, 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 shoemaker break down:
The top personality traits of shoemakers are extraversion and conscientiousness
Shoemakers 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 conscientiousness, which means that they are methodical, reliable, and generally plan out things in advance.
Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average shoemaker: