INFJs are creative nurturers with a strong sense of personal integrity and a drive to help others realize their potential. Creative and dedicated, they have a talent for helping others with original solutions to their personal challenges. Strongly humanitarian in outlook, INFJs tend to be idealists, and they are generally doers as well as dreamers. They often choose careers that allow them to use their inner vision, their ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships, their creativity, and their strong oral and written communication skills.

INFJs only make up 1.5% of the US population. It is the least common personality type.



  • Most Value: Creativity

  • Appear to Others as: Inventive, idealistic, insightful

  • Strengths: Practical insight, compassion, keeping the peace, decisiveness

  • Areas for Growth: Overlooking details, intensely private, conflict averse, sensitive


Other Characteristics:

  • Quiet

  • Reflective

  • Strategic

  • Future-Oriented

  • Empathetic

  • Cooperative

  • Loyal

  • Decisive

  • Sticks to Plans

  • Rigid


Common Careers:


  • Physical Therapist

  • Public Health Educator

  • Family Physician

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Psychiatrist

  • Physician Assistant

  • Massage Therapist

  • Nutritionist

  • Medical Researcher

Counseling and Social Service

  • Clinical Psychologist

  • Counselor

  • Social Worker

  • Speech Pathologist

  • Clergy


  • Social Scientist

  • Genealogist

  • Food Scientist

  • Environmental Scientist

Business and Law

  • HR Manager

  • Corporate Trainer

  • Environmental Attorney

  • Legal Mediator




  • Elementary Teacher

  • Special Education Teacher

  • School Counselor

Language and Arts

  • Librarian

  • Translator

  • Editor

  • Technical Writer

  • Writer

  • Graphic Designer

  • Animator

  • Interior Designer


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