Artillery crew members are one of the least happy careers in the United States.

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, artillery crew members rate their career happiness 2.8 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 20% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy artillery crew members 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
Radio frequency specialist
Armored assault vehicle crew member
Infantry soldier
Control center specialist
Artillery crew member
Security guard

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

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

Are artillery crew members happy with their salary?