Amusement attendants are below average when it comes to happiness.

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, amusement attendants rate their career happiness 3.0 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 33% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy amusement attendants 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
Engraver
3.1
$37k
Locksmith
3.1
$47k
Hairdresser
3.1
$30k
Upholsterer
3.1
$37k
Bartender
3.0
$26k
Amusement attendant
3.0
$24k
Travel agent
3.0
$44k
Landscaper
3.0
$49k
Sewing machine operator
3.0
$30k
Barista
2.9
$25k

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

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

Are amusement attendants happy with their salary?

Amusement attendants rated their satisfaction with their salaries 2.5/5. Most amusement attendants do not feel that their salaries adequately reflect their work, and are actively unhappy with their income.

We asked amusement attendants how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

2.5 out of 5 stars

229 amusement attendants

5 Star
6%

6% of amusement attendants rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
16%

16% of amusement attendants rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
26%

26% of amusement attendants rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
24%

24% of amusement attendants rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
27%

27% of amusement attendants rated their compensation 1 stars

Do amusement attendants find their jobs meaningful?

On average, amusement attendants rate the meaningfulness of their work a 2.3/5. The majority of amusement attendants struggle to find any sort of meaning in their work, likely resulting in less satisfaction with the career overall.

We asked amusement attendants how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

2.3 out of 5 stars

229 amusement attendants

5 Star
7%

7% of amusement attendants rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
10%

10% of amusement attendants rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
21%

21% of amusement attendants rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
27%

27% of amusement attendants rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
35%

35% of amusement attendants rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as amusement attendants?

Amusement attendants rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.7/5. The majority of amusement attendants find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked amusement attendants how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.7 out of 5 stars

248 amusement attendants

5 Star
30%

30% of amusement attendants rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
35%

35% of amusement attendants rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
18%

18% of amusement attendants rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
11%

11% of amusement attendants rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
5%

5% of amusement attendants rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is an amusement attendant’s work environment?

As a whole, amusement attendants rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.2/5. Most of them tend to enjoy, or at least not be actively bothered by, their work environment.

We asked amusement attendants how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.2 out of 5 stars

249 amusement attendants

5 Star
17%

17% of amusement attendants rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
26%

26% of amusement attendants rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
28%

28% of amusement attendants rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
18%

18% of amusement attendants rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
11%

11% of amusement attendants rated their work environment 1 stars

Are amusement attendants making the best use of their abilities?

Former amusement attendants on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 2.4/5. Most feel that their skills are being underutilized in the career, probably leading to more general dissatisfaction with being an amusement attendant.

We asked amusement attendants how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

2.4 out of 5 stars

249 amusement attendants

5 Star
8%

8% of amusement attendants rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
14%

14% of amusement attendants rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
19%

19% of amusement attendants rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
25%

25% of amusement attendants rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
33%

33% of amusement attendants rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars