MBTI Type & Temperament Frequency by Occupation (Data*)

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Type Code US General
Population

Writers
Tech
Writers
Graphic
Designers
Training
& Dev
HR
Assistants

Sales
Customer
Service
Marketing
Magrs
  HW
Engineers
SW
Engineers
Network
Systems Analysts
Network
Sys Admins
Computer
Operators
Computer
Support
Specialists
Sales
Engr
  Computer & Info Systems SAS
Prog. †
SW Eng (2)‡ Reception.
or Info
Clerks
pop size 269 109 735 1083 1980 79 2752 5274   190 2367 361 907 136 2638 426   783 56 100 603
ISTJ
12.5 3.0 7.3 5.2 10.2 12.3 1 10.5 9.6   19.9 17.4 14.7 16.6 11.8 16.1 10.6   12.8 18 24 8.8
ISFJ
11.5 4.8 6.4 5.6 3.9 12.3 3 11.8 1.9   1.6 4.3 5.5 4.4 11.8 6.1 1.4   4.7 14 2 11.8
ESTJ
10 3.7 7.3 3.0 12.3 12.2 10 9.0 14.6   14.2 12.2 14.1 12.9 7.4 10.5 20.9   12.3 11 15 8.3
ESFJ
10.5 4.1 4.6 2.9 8.0 11.3 13 11.6 4.4   3.2 2.5 4.2 3.5 5.1 4.4 6.1   1.5 9 4 11.6
ISTP
5 0.4 5.5 2.6 3.0 2.8 0 4.5 3.0   11.1 8.3 6.6 11.6 7.4 7.7 6.3   5.6 4 8 2.5
ISFP
7 1.1 1.8 3.5 1.8 5.9 0 8.1 0.9   0.5 2.6 6.1 2.3 7.4 4.9 1.2   2.0 9 5 9.5
ESTP
4.5 2.2 2.8 1.4 3.3 3.9 6 4.5 5.8   6.3 4.6 4.7 6.1 5.1 6.1 7.5   4.2 2 8 2.3
ESFP
6.5 3.3 1.8 3.0 3.6 8.1 6 8.4 2.0   1.1 1.8 3.9 2.6 4.4 3.8 4.2   2.3 4 1 11.9
INFJ
2 9.3 4.6 6.5 3.2 2.9 4 1.9 1.8   0.5 1.8 2.2 1.8 4.4 2.5 0.9   2.0 4 1 3.0
INFP
4.5 12.3 11.0 12.0 6.0 3.9 1 4.9 2.7   3.7 4.4 5.5 5.0 9.6 5.3 2.3   4.1 0 2 5.8
ENFJ
3.5 11.9 4.6 7.3 7.5 4.2 24 4.5 5.2   1.6 2.4 2.5 2.2 3.7 2.8 4.7   1.9 4 1 3.3
ENFP
7 15.6 5.5 17.8 13.9 10.4 24 9.4 7.8   2.6 4.2 5.5 4.3 8.8 7.6 6.6   4.0 4 3 14.1
INTJ
3 4.8 5.5 6.1 3.5 1.9 0 2.2 6.3   9.5 7.5 6.4 5.8 2.2 4.2 2.8   9.6 4 7 1.0
INTP
4 10.8 13.8 9.7 4.8 2.2 1 2.7 6.8   10.5 12.0 6.4 9.0 5.1 7.0 3.5   12.5 5 8 2.5
ENTJ
3.5 7.4 10.1 5.3 5.8 2.5 4 2.4 13.9   5.3 7.0 2.5 4.6 2.2 3.7 8.2   8.3 2 4 1.7
ENTP
3.5 5.2 7.3 8.2 9.1 3.3 4 3.6 13.4   9.5 7.2 9.1 7.2 3.7 7.3 12.7   1.2 9 7 2.0


* All data extracted from MBTI Type Tables for Occupations, 2nd Edition, 2012, by CPP lnc., with the following exceptions:

US General Population data from myersbriggs.org; averaged.

The Personality Types of SAS Programmers, Deborah Sims, 2004

Personality types in software engineering, by Luiz Fernando Capretz, 2002

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