An IQ Score of 116 is Bright Normal Intelligence


The Wechsler Intelligence Scale classifies an IQ Score of 116 as bright normal intelligence. If you scored 116 on an IQ test, congratulations, you scored better than 85.7% of the general population! However, studies reveal that you can raise your IQ score even higher by as many as 15 IQ points. To raise your IQ score, try the following tips:

  • Tips To Raise Your IQ Score Above 116
  • Don't attempt any IQ test unless you have had plenty of rest.
  • Make sure you are calm and relaxed prior to testing.
  • Turn off all distractions including radio, TV and your cellphone.
  • Have a pen and paper ready to solve problems that can't be solved in your head.
  • Think positive and you will do well.


Double Check Your IQ Score
Did you receive an IQ score of 116 somewhere else but not sure if the score was accurate? Take our test and find out if your IQ score is really 116 or higher. This is a real IQ test developed by William A. McConochie, Ph.D.

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Typical Occupations for an IQ Score of 116


The following types of employment have a mean average IQ of 116:

  • Clerks
  • Office Workers
  • Stenographers
  • Typists
  • Receptionists
  • Telephone Operators

The IQ range for the professions noted above is in the range of approximately 88 - 138.

IQ Conversion Table


The table below demonstrates a cross reference of your IQ score. For example, an IQ score of 116 received by taking the Standford-Binet can be cross referenced to measure the same score in the Cattell Intelligence Test and the Wechsler Intelligence Tests. GRE and SAT scores can also be converted from an IQ score of 116. Finally, the IQ table gives you the rarity and percentile of your IQ score and it also demonstrates how your IQ score ranks against the general population.

IQ Score of 116
IQ Calculation
Standford-Binet
116
Cattell
124
Wechsler
115
Standard Deviation
1
GRE
1049
SAT
1095
Percentile
84.134
Rarity
6
An IQ Score of 116 is Higher Than
85.7% of the General Population
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