Audiologists 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, audiologists rate their career happiness 2.9 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 23% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy audiologists 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
Radiologic technologist
Respiratory therapist
Ophthalmic medical technician
Cardiovascular technologist and technician
Orthotist and prosthetist

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

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

Are audiologists happy with their salary?