Environmental restoration planners 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, environmental restoration planners rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 32% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy environmental restoration planners 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
Conservation scientist
3.6
$64k
Greenhouse technician
3.6
$41k
Range manager
3.5
$64k
Animal scientist
3.5
$65k
Environmental restoration planner
3.5
$77k
Soil and plant scientist
3.4
$67k
Natural sciences manager
3.4
$138k
Aquacultural manager
3.4
$73k

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

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

Are environmental restoration planners happy with their salary?

Environmental restoration planners rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.4/5. The majority of environmental restoration planners are quite happy with their salaries, with very few having complaints about their income level.

We asked environmental restoration planners how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

3.4 out of 5 stars

29 environmental restoration planners

5 Star
10%

10% of environmental restoration planners rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
45%

45% of environmental restoration planners rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
31%

31% of environmental restoration planners rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
3%

3% of environmental restoration planners rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
10%

10% of environmental restoration planners rated their compensation 1 stars

Do environmental restoration planners find their jobs meaningful?

On average, environmental restoration planners rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.6/5. Unlike many careers, environmental restoration planners have little difficulty finding meaning in their work, and it likely constitutes one of the main reasons people become environmental restoration planners.

We asked environmental restoration planners how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.6 out of 5 stars

29 environmental restoration planners

5 Star
24%

24% of environmental restoration planners rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
41%

41% of environmental restoration planners rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
14%

14% of environmental restoration planners rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
14%

14% of environmental restoration planners rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of environmental restoration planners rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as environmental restoration planners?

Environmental restoration planners rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.8/5. The majority of environmental restoration planners find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked environmental restoration planners how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.8 out of 5 stars

33 environmental restoration planners

5 Star
18%

18% of environmental restoration planners rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
61%

61% of environmental restoration planners rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
9%

9% of environmental restoration planners rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
9%

9% of environmental restoration planners rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
3%

3% of environmental restoration planners rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is an environmental restoration planner’s work environment?

As a whole, environmental restoration planners rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.7/5. A solid majority of environmental restoration planners enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as an environmental restoration planner.

We asked environmental restoration planners how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.7 out of 5 stars

32 environmental restoration planners

5 Star
22%

22% of environmental restoration planners rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
47%

47% of environmental restoration planners rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
16%

16% of environmental restoration planners rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of environmental restoration planners rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
3%

3% of environmental restoration planners rated their work environment 1 stars

Are environmental restoration planners making the best use of their abilities?

Former environmental restoration planners on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.6/5. Most environmental restoration planners surveyed find that they manage to use their abilities to their fullest as an environmental restoration planner, which helps contribute to higher career satisfaction in the long term.

We asked environmental restoration planners how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.6 out of 5 stars

32 environmental restoration planners

5 Star
22%

22% of environmental restoration planners rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
34%

34% of environmental restoration planners rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
28%

28% of environmental restoration planners rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of environmental restoration planners rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
3%

3% of environmental restoration planners rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars