Aviation inspectors 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, aviation inspectors rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 30% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy aviation inspectors 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
Commercial diver
3.7
$50k
Farm equipment mechanic
3.6
$42k
Motorcycle mechanic
3.5
$38k
Aviation inspector
3.5
$76k
Rigger
3.3
$51k
Wind turbine services technician
3.2
$53k
Extraction worker
3.2
$37k
Radio mechanic
3.1
$55k

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

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

Are aviation inspectors happy with their salary?