Anesthesiologist assistants are about average in terms of 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, anesthesiologist assistants rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 46% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy anesthesiologist assistants 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
Radiation therapist
Community health worker
Medical assistant
Anesthesiologist assistant
Physical therapist assistant
Informatics nurse specialist
Family practitioner

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

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

Are anesthesiologist assistants happy with their salary?