Entomologists 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, entomologists rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 26% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy entomologists 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
Animal caretaker
3.7
$22k
Veterinarian
3.7
$95k
Animal scientist
3.5
$60k

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

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

Are entomologists happy with their salary?