Electronic equipment assemblers are one of the least happy careers in the United States.

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, electronic equipment assemblers rate their career happiness 2.8 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 17% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy electronic equipment assemblers 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
Boilermaker
2.9
$63k
Quarry rock splitter
2.9
$36k
Water treatment plant operator
2.9
$48k
Industrial production manager
2.8
$98k
Quality control inspector
2.8
$48k
Logistician
2.7
$58k
Sheet metal worker
2.7
$49k
Tool and die maker
2.7
$54k

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

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

Are electronic equipment assemblers happy with their salary?