Fishery officers 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, fishery officers rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 32% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy fishery officers 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
Range manager
3.5
$64k
Farmer
3.5
$23k
Animal scientist
3.5
$65k
Environmental restoration planner
3.5
$77k
Soil and plant scientist
3.4
$67k
Agronomist
3.4
$42k
Kennel technician
3.4
$19k
Aquacultural manager
3.4
$73k

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

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

Are fishery officers happy with their salary?

Fishery officers rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.3/5. Few are explicitly unhappy with their salaries, with most fishery officers having generally positive views of their salary.

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

3.3 out of 5 stars

15 fishery officers

5 Star
20%

20% of fishery officers rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
20%

20% of fishery officers rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
33%

33% of fishery officers rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
20%

20% of fishery officers rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of fishery officers rated their compensation 1 stars

Do fishery officers find their jobs meaningful?

On average, fishery officers rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.4/5. While most fishery officers aren’t very fulfilled by their work, some people may still manage to find meaning in it.

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

3.4 out of 5 stars

15 fishery officers

5 Star
33%

33% of fishery officers rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
13%

13% of fishery officers rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of fishery officers rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
40%

40% of fishery officers rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

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

Fishery officers rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.6/5. The majority of fishery officers find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

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

3.6 out of 5 stars

17 fishery officers

5 Star
29%

29% of fishery officers rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
29%

29% of fishery officers rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
24%

24% of fishery officers rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
12%

12% of fishery officers rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
6%

6% of fishery officers rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a fishery officer’s work environment?

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

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

4.1 out of 5 stars

16 fishery officers

5 Star
38%

38% of fishery officers rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
44%

44% of fishery officers rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of fishery officers rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
6%

6% of fishery officers rated their work environment 2 stars

Are fishery officers making the best use of their abilities?

Former fishery officers on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.5/5. Most fishery officers are satisfied with how well their abilities are skills are made of use.

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

16 fishery officers

5 Star
31%

31% of fishery officers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
19%

19% of fishery officers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
25%

25% of fishery officers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
19%

19% of fishery officers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
6%

6% of fishery officers rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars