Extraction 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, extraction workers rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 46% of careers.
To put this into perspective, we compared how happy extraction workers are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:
Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers
|Wind turbine services technician||3.2||$53k|
|Auto body repairer||3.0||$40k|
So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:
- Salary: Are extraction workers happy with their salary?
- Meaning: Do extraction workers find their jobs meaningful?
- Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as extraction workers?
- Work environment: How enjoyable are extraction worker’s work environments?
- Skills utilization: Are extraction workers making the best use of their abilities?