Bloggers are one of the happiest 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, bloggers rate their career happiness 3.8 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 14% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy bloggers 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
Author
4.1
$45k
Television writer
4.0
$62k
Sports writer
3.6
$25k

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

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

Are bloggers happy with their salary?