Farm equipment mechanics 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, farm equipment mechanics rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 24% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy farm equipment mechanics 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
Commercial diver
3.7
$50k
Farm manager
3.7
$66k
Farm equipment mechanic
3.6
$42k
Conservation scientist
3.6
$63k
Motorcycle mechanic
3.5
$38k

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

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

Are farm equipment mechanics happy with their salary?