Energy auditors 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, energy auditors rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 49% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy energy auditors 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
Ski patroller
3.9
$29k
Shoemaker
3.8
$31k
Leather and shoe worker
3.5
$26k
Wind energy engineer
3.4
$101k
Computer repair technician
3.3
$47k
Energy auditor
3.2
$75k
Agricultural engineer
3.2
$83k
Industrial ecologist
3.2
$77k
Wind turbine services technician
3.2
$56k
Radio mechanic
3.1
$60k

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

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

Are energy auditors happy with their salary?

Energy auditors rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.2/5. Few are explicitly unhappy with their salaries, with most energy auditors having generally positive views of their salary.

We asked energy auditors how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

3.2 out of 5 stars

65 energy auditors

5 Star
12%

12% of energy auditors rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
26%

26% of energy auditors rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
32%

32% of energy auditors rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
23%

23% of energy auditors rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
6%

6% of energy auditors rated their compensation 1 stars

Do energy auditors find their jobs meaningful?

On average, energy auditors 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 energy auditors how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

66 energy auditors

5 Star
14%

14% of energy auditors rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
20%

20% of energy auditors rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
35%

35% of energy auditors rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
27%

27% of energy auditors rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
5%

5% of energy auditors rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as energy auditors?

Energy auditors rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.7/5. The majority of energy auditors find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked energy auditors how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.7 out of 5 stars

75 energy auditors

5 Star
17%

17% of energy auditors rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
45%

45% of energy auditors rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
27%

27% of energy auditors rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
11%

11% of energy auditors rated their career fit 2 stars

How enjoyable is an energy auditor’s work environment?

As a whole, energy auditors rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.6/5. A solid majority of energy auditors enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as an energy auditor.

We asked energy auditors how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.6 out of 5 stars

76 energy auditors

5 Star
16%

16% of energy auditors rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
41%

41% of energy auditors rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
33%

33% of energy auditors rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
8%

8% of energy auditors rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
3%

3% of energy auditors rated their work environment 1 stars

Are energy auditors making the best use of their abilities?

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

We asked energy auditors how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

75 energy auditors

5 Star
13%

13% of energy auditors rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
25%

25% of energy auditors rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
29%

29% of energy auditors rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
24%

24% of energy auditors rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
8%

8% of energy auditors rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars