Farriers 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, farriers rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 27% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy farriers 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
Veterinarian
3.7
$95k
Animal scientist
3.5
$60k
Veterinary assistant
3.5
$23k

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

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

Are farriers happy with their salary?