MBTI® Test ESTP Electrician

Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Realistic, Investigative, Conventional (RIC) (GOT)

Extroverted-Sensing-Thinking-Perceiving (ESTP) Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI test) personality types are often better suited for careers that play off of their strengths. For example, because of their skillful, problem-solving nature, Myers-Briggs test ESTP’s tend to demonstrate these as well as many other wanted characteristics and personality preferences for a promising career as electricians.

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Electricians’ days are often absorbed in the world of electrical wiring and electrical features, where they sustain, mount, and fix various electrical fittings and make sure that everything fulfills the guidelines and codes set out for the building and city. They are in charge of knowing, understanding, and working with the electrical work in the walls of various buildings or other structures, whether that means that they created the original layout or are just very familiar with the plans. Individuals in this occupation often use a wide breadth of equipment and tools, working with anything from power tools and measuring instruments to testing equipment and construction tools. Electricians act almost as doctors for electrical wiring systems, working to diagnose a problem when it arises and quickly finding a solution, so as to ensure the safety and functionality of the building.

In order to be successful, electricians need to be comfortable using a wide variety of hardware and tools, including cable reels, stripping tools, wire cutters, ammeters and voltmeters, plumb bobs, and many others. In addition, they use many kinds of software, such as accounting software for keeping track of expenses, CAD software for viewing and designing systems, analytical or scientific software to assist in calculations, and perhaps more.

Knowledge of how electrical systems work and how buildings are laid out is extremely important for those in an electrical career, but there are also less common areas of knowledge that electricians still need to be well versed in. For example, while electricians may spend a majority of their time working with wires, they still must have an overall proficiency with design, customer service, and physics – all of which are important to the job. Furthermore, several types of logical thought processes (judgment calls, complex problem solving, critical thinking) occur on the job in this occupation, so it’s important for electricians to have these abilities.

While electricians need to be able to do many different tasks and work with many different tools, most of this learning actually happens on-the-job. As a result, most electricians hold either a high school diploma or a post-secondary equivalent, though it is possible to become an electrician without a degree at all.

Below are some employment trends for electricians:

  • Median wage: $27.01 hourly, $56,180 annually
  • Employment: 715,400 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Faster than average (7 to 10%)
  • Projected job openings (2018-2028): 94,600

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ESTP Careers

Click on one of these corresponding popular ESTP Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Income Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education: Automotive Specialty Technician, Construction Laborer, Counter and rental clerk, Electrician, Farm and Ranch Managers, Firefighters, Freight Handler, Loan Officer, Restaurant Cook and Construction supervisors.

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    Discover which abilities and interests you feel best about so that you may apply them to your work and home life.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections Onetonline.org

MBTI® Type Tables for Occupations, 2nd Edition. Schaubhut, N. & Thompson, R. (CPP, 2008)