Agronomists 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, agronomists rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 35% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy agronomists 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
Farmer
3.5
$23k
Animal scientist
3.5
$60k
Soil and plant scientist
3.4
$63k
Agronomist
3.4
$42k
Aquacultural manager
3.4
$71k
Gaffer
3.4
$36k

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

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

Are agronomists happy with their salary?