Distance learning coordinators 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, distance learning coordinators rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 48% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy distance learning coordinators 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
Disaster recovery specialist
3.3
$41k
Librarian
3.3
$59k
Content manager
3.2
$40k
Childcare program administrator
3.2
$47k
Education administrator
3.2
$48k
Distance learning coordinator
3.2
$91k
Desktop publisher
3.2
$47k
Online merchant
3.2
$75k
Search marketing strategist
3.2
$90k
Social media manager
3.1
$31k

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

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

Are distance learning coordinators happy with their salary?

Distance learning coordinators rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.0/5. Few are explicitly unhappy with their salaries, with most distance learning coordinators having generally positive views of their salary.

We asked distance learning coordinators how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

3.0 out of 5 stars

69 distance learning coordinators

5 Star
9%

9% of distance learning coordinators rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
26%

26% of distance learning coordinators rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
38%

38% of distance learning coordinators rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
14%

14% of distance learning coordinators rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
13%

13% of distance learning coordinators rated their compensation 1 stars

Do distance learning coordinators find their jobs meaningful?

On average, distance learning coordinators rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.1/5. Most tend to be satisified with the level of meaning they find in their careers.

We asked distance learning coordinators how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

68 distance learning coordinators

5 Star
19%

19% of distance learning coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
21%

21% of distance learning coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
28%

28% of distance learning coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of distance learning coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
19%

19% of distance learning coordinators rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as distance learning coordinators?

Distance learning coordinators rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.8/5. The majority of distance learning coordinators find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked distance learning coordinators how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.8 out of 5 stars

82 distance learning coordinators

5 Star
33%

33% of distance learning coordinators rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
30%

30% of distance learning coordinators rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
26%

26% of distance learning coordinators rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
10%

10% of distance learning coordinators rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
1%

1% of distance learning coordinators rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a distance learning coordinator’s work environment?

As a whole, distance learning coordinators rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.8/5. A solid majority of distance learning coordinators enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a distance learning coordinator.

We asked distance learning coordinators how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.8 out of 5 stars

81 distance learning coordinators

5 Star
33%

33% of distance learning coordinators rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
30%

30% of distance learning coordinators rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
21%

21% of distance learning coordinators rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
11%

11% of distance learning coordinators rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
5%

5% of distance learning coordinators rated their work environment 1 stars

Are distance learning coordinators making the best use of their abilities?

Former distance learning coordinators on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.1/5. Most distance learning coordinators are satisfied with how well their abilities are skills are made of use.

We asked distance learning coordinators how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

82 distance learning coordinators

5 Star
18%

18% of distance learning coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
20%

20% of distance learning coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
29%

29% of distance learning coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
22%

22% of distance learning coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
11%

11% of distance learning coordinators rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars