Farmers 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, farmers rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 28% of careers.
To put this into perspective, we compared how happy farmers are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:
Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers
|Wildlife enforcement officer||3.6||$56k|
|Farm equipment mechanic||3.6||$42k|
|Soil and plant scientist||3.4||$63k|
So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:
- Salary: Are farmers happy with their salary?
- Meaning: Do farmers find their jobs meaningful?
- Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as farmers?
- Work environment: How enjoyable are farmer’s work environments?
- Skills utilization: Are farmers making the best use of their abilities?