Clowns are about average in terms of 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, clowns rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 40% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy clowns 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
Announcer
3.9
$34k
Talent director
3.6
$74k
Conductor
3.5
$52k
Talent agent
3.4
$74k
Costume attendant
3.4
$41k

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

Are clowns happy with their salary?