Computer network architects 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, computer network architects 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 computer network architects 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
Full stack developer
3.4
$70k
Back-End developer
3.4
$67k
Technical product manager
3.4
$78k
Systems architect
3.4
$102k
Computer systems engineer
3.4
$90k
Computer network architect
3.4
$109k
Database architect
3.3
$90k
Broadcast and sound engineering technician
3.3
$41k
Computer and information research scientist
3.3
$118k
Web designer
3.3
$37k

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

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

Are computer network architects happy with their salary?