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Nah, I don't really like when people look at MBTI too much through the lens of the functions. They're just a theory after all. Kiersey's system put the types into groups with specific, observable traits in common. Using my type as an example, an INFP will definitely have a lot more in common with an INFJ than with an ESTJ, even if, according to the functions theory, INFP and INFJ have different functions. And an INFP and an ESTJ definitely differ on a lot of things (politics, views on society, etc. - trust me, I know); even if they have the same functions according to that theory, the MBTI at its basic level is about four preferences, and those two types are opposite each other on all those preferences.
 
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The official MBTI folks put out Career Reports that show the popularity for each type of "22 broad occupational categories," based on "a sample of more than 92,000 people in 282 jobs who said they were satisfied with their jobs." The sample included 4,190 INTJs and 4,550 INTPs.

Here are the "Most Attractive Job Families" (= scores above 60) for INTJs and INTPs:

INTJs
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences [100]
--Biologist, chemist, economist, psychologist
Architecture and Engineering [92]
--Architect, surveyor, mechanical engineer, chemical engineer
Computers and Mathematics [76]
--Programmer, systems analyst, database administrator, mathematician
Legal [65]
--Lawyer, arbitrator, paralegal, court reporter

INTPs
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences [100]
--Biologist, chemist, economist, psychologist
Computers and Mathematics [88]
--Programmer, systems analyst, database administrator, mathematician
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media [85]
--Artist, coach, musician, reporter
Architecture and Engineering [77]
--Architect, surveyor, mechanical engineer, chemical engineer
Legal [72]
--Lawyer, arbitrator, paralegal, court reporter

(The Arts, Design, etc. category is in the "Moderately Attractive" group for INTJs, with a score of 54.)

It's kind of mind-boggling that the top job categories for INTJs and INTPs are so similar — since, as everybody knows, those two types have completely different functions.

And on the other hand, the same sample included 4,321 ESFPs, who are grouped with the INTJs in that "interesting article" you've linked to — because, hey, same functions, right? But here are the "Most Attractive Job Families" for the ESFPs:

ESFPs
Health Care Support [100]
--Nurse's aide, veterinary assistant, pharmacy aide, physical therapy aide
Food Preparation and Service [99]
--Chef, food service manager, bartender, host/hostess
Personal Care and Service [91]
--Lodging manager, personal trainer, hairdresser, child care provider
Office and Administrative Support [70]
--Bank teller, receptionist, clerical services, legal secretary
Sales and Advertising [62]
--Sales manager, real estate agent, insurance agent, salesperson
Building and Grounds Maintenance [60]
--Gardener, tree trimmer, housekeeping, lawn service supervisor

Dang. There's no overlap with INTJs at all!

Hmmm. Perhaps Keirsey's groupings aren't as "very incorrect" as that linked article would have us believe.
 
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