Bakers 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, bakers rate their career happiness 3.1 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 37% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy bakers 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
Baker
3.1
$28k
Food science technologist
3.1
$69k
Bartender
3.0
$38k
Culinary chef
2.9
$38k
Registered dietitian nutritionist
2.9
$61k

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

Are bakers happy with their salary?