Endoscopy 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, endoscopy technicians 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 endoscopy 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
Orthodontist
3.6
N/A
Nurse educator
3.4
$77k
Surgical assistant
3.4
$46k
Epidemiologist
3.4
$79k
Biomedical engineer
3.4
$97k
Endoscopy technician
3.4
$38k
Phlebotomist
3.3
$37k
Physical therapist
3.3
$96k
Paramedic
3.3
$35k
Internist
3.3
$194k

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

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

Are endoscopy technicians happy with their salary?

Endoscopy technicians rated their satisfaction with their salaries 2.6/5. Endoscopy technicians tend to be quite unhappy with their salary, with very few reporting satisfaction with their pay.

We asked endoscopy technicians how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

2.6 out of 5 stars

14 endoscopy technicians

5 Star
43%

43% of endoscopy technicians rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
7%

7% of endoscopy technicians rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
14%

14% of endoscopy technicians rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
36%

36% of endoscopy technicians rated their compensation 2 stars

Do endoscopy technicians find their jobs meaningful?

On average, endoscopy technicians rate the meaningfulness of their work a 2.9/5. While most endoscopy technicians aren’t very fulfilled by their work, some people may still manage to find meaning in it.

We asked endoscopy technicians how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

2.9 out of 5 stars

14 endoscopy technicians

5 Star
29%

29% of endoscopy technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
14%

14% of endoscopy technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
29%

29% of endoscopy technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
29%

29% of endoscopy technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as endoscopy technicians?

Endoscopy technicians rated their personality fit with their work an average of 4.4/5. The majority of endoscopy technicians find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked endoscopy technicians how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

4.4 out of 5 stars

15 endoscopy technicians

5 Star
47%

47% of endoscopy technicians rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
47%

47% of endoscopy technicians rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
7%

7% of endoscopy technicians rated their career fit 3 stars

How enjoyable is an endoscopy technician’s work environment?

As a whole, endoscopy technicians rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.9/5. A solid majority of endoscopy technicians enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as an endoscopy technician.

We asked endoscopy technicians how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.9 out of 5 stars

15 endoscopy technicians

5 Star
27%

27% of endoscopy technicians rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
47%

47% of endoscopy technicians rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of endoscopy technicians rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of endoscopy technicians rated their work environment 2 stars

Are endoscopy technicians making the best use of their abilities?

Former endoscopy technicians on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.3/5. Most endoscopy technicians surveyed find that they manage to use their abilities to their fullest as an endoscopy technician, which helps contribute to higher career satisfaction in the long term.

We asked endoscopy technicians how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.3 out of 5 stars

15 endoscopy technicians

5 Star
27%

27% of endoscopy technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
27%

27% of endoscopy technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of endoscopy technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of endoscopy technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
20%

20% of endoscopy technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars