Art teachers 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, art teachers rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 39% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy art teachers 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
Health educator
3.5
$53k
Physical education teacher
3.5
$63k
School counselor
3.5
$55k
Nurse educator
3.4
$75k
Library assistant
3.3
$27k

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

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

Are art teachers happy with their salary?