Cake designers 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, cake designers rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 27% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy cake designers 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
Art director
3.8
$89k
Set designer
3.8
$28k
Exhibit designer
3.7
$55k
Fashion designer
3.6
$69k
Personal chef
3.6
$36k
Cake designer
3.6
$22k
Florist
3.5
$27k
Jeweler
3.4
$41k
Sommelier
3.4
$41k

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

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

Are cake designers happy with their salary?