R — The Realistic type

This type is one of "Holland's Vocational Personality Types".

frank, honest, humble, materialistic, modest, natural, persistent, physically strong, practical, reserved, robust, rugged, stable

Preferences & Values


  • mechanics
  • technical abilities
  • good physical skills

Common Vocational choices
agriculture, air traffic controller, car mechanic, construction work, electrician, some engineering specialties, farmer, fish and wildlife management, laboratory technician, some military jobs, skilled trades, surveyor

Negative Traits
  • can have trouble expressing themselves in words or in communicating their feelings to others
  • anti-social
  • aggressive in outlook