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
Animal scientist
3.5
$60k
Legislator
3.5
$29k
Veterinary assistant
3.5
$23k
Arbitrator
3.5
$64k
Hearing officer
3.5
$98k
Forensic science technician
3.4
$59k

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?