Digital colorists 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, digital colorists rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 30% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy digital colorists 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
Talent director
3.6
$74k
Model maker
3.6
$59k
Film and video editor
3.6
$53k
Computer hardware engineer
3.5
$117k
Industrial designer
3.5
$67k
Talent agent
3.4
$74k

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

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

Are digital colorists happy with their salary?