Explosives workers 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, explosives workers 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 explosives workers 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
Ship captain
3.5
$72k
Aerospace engineer
3.4
$110k
Air crew officer
3.4
$66k
Wind energy engineer
3.4
$99k
Naval architect
3.4
$92k
Explosives worker
3.4
$50k
Plasterer
3.3
$45k
Air traffic controller
3.3
$115k
Agricultural engineer
3.2
$81k
Marine engineer
3.2
$92k

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

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

Are explosives workers happy with their salary?