Computer repair technicians 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 repair technicians rate their career happiness 3.3 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 45% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy computer repair technicians 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
Computer and information research scientist
3.3
$118k
Web designer
3.3
$37k
Data scientist
3.3
$88k
Web developer
3.3
$69k
Disaster recovery specialist
3.3
$41k
Computer repair technician
3.3
$47k
Front-End developer
3.3
$51k
Energy auditor
3.2
$71k
Computer programmer
3.2
$85k
Network administrator
3.2
$47k

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

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

Are computer repair technicians happy with their salary?