Cardiologists 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, cardiologists rate their career happiness 4.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 5% of careers.
To put this into perspective, we compared how happy cardiologists are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:
Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers
|Sports medicine physician||4.3||$201k|
So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:
- Salary: Are cardiologists happy with their salary?
- Meaning: Do cardiologists find their jobs meaningful?
- Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as cardiologists?
- Work environment: How enjoyable are cardiologist’s work environments?
- Skills utilization: Are cardiologists making the best use of their abilities?