Air crew officers 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, air crew officers rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 36% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy air crew officers 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
Remote sensing technician
3.6
$51k
Ship captain
3.5
$72k
Air traffic controller
3.3
$115k
Flight attendant
3.3
$56k
Transit police officer
3.2
$72k

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

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

Are air crew officers happy with their salary?