Fallers 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, fallers rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 41% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy fallers 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
Motorcycle mechanic
3.5
$38k
Aviation inspector
3.5
$80k
Leather and shoe worker
3.5
$26k
Woodworker
3.5
$28k
Brewmaster
3.4
$46k
Faller
3.4
$48k
Plasterer
3.3
$48k
Rigger
3.3
$48k
Dairy farmer
3.2
$26k

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

Are fallers happy with their salary?

Fallers rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.6/5. The majority of fallers are quite happy with their salaries, with very few having complaints about their income level.

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

3.6 out of 5 stars

16 fallers

5 Star
25%

25% of fallers rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
38%

38% of fallers rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of fallers rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
19%

19% of fallers rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
6%

6% of fallers rated their compensation 1 stars

Do fallers find their jobs meaningful?

On average, fallers rate the meaningfulness of their work a 2.8/5. While most fallers aren’t very fulfilled by their work, some people may still manage to find meaning in it.

We asked fallers how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

2.8 out of 5 stars

17 fallers

5 Star
18%

18% of fallers rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
6%

6% of fallers rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
29%

29% of fallers rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
29%

29% of fallers rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
18%

18% of fallers rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

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

Fallers rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.9/5. The majority of fallers find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

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

3.9 out of 5 stars

18 fallers

5 Star
39%

39% of fallers rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
22%

22% of fallers rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
33%

33% of fallers rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
6%

6% of fallers rated their career fit 2 stars

How enjoyable is a faller’s work environment?

As a whole, fallers rated their enjoyment of their work environment 4.1/5. A solid majority of fallers enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a faller.

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

4.1 out of 5 stars

18 fallers

5 Star
44%

44% of fallers rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
28%

28% of fallers rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
22%

22% of fallers rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
6%

6% of fallers rated their work environment 2 stars

Are fallers making the best use of their abilities?

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

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

3.1 out of 5 stars

18 fallers

5 Star
22%

22% of fallers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
17%

17% of fallers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
28%

28% of fallers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
11%

11% of fallers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
22%

22% of fallers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars