Acupuncturists rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, acupuncturists rate their career happiness 3.7 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 20% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy acupuncturists are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Art therapist
3.7
$48k
Massage therapist
3.4
$46k
Recreational therapist
3.4
$50k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are acupuncturists happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do acupuncturists find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as acupuncturists?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are acupuncturist’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are acupuncturists making the best use of their abilities?

Are acupuncturists happy with their salary?