Bartenders 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, bartenders rate their career happiness 3.0 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 35% of careers.
To put this into perspective, we compared how happy bartenders are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:
Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers
|Food science technologist||3.1||$69k|
|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:
- Salary: Are bartenders happy with their salary?
- Meaning: Do bartenders find their jobs meaningful?
- Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as bartenders?
- Work environment: How enjoyable are bartender’s work environments?
- Skills utilization: Are bartenders making the best use of their abilities?