Food market analysts are about average in terms of happiness.

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, food market analysts rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 48% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy food market analysts 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
Green product marketer
3.6
$127k
Sommelier
3.4
$41k
Nutritionist
3.3
$32k
Food science technologist
3.1
$78k
Registered dietitian
2.9
$62k
Caterer
2.9
$28k
Food safety and quality technician
2.9
$36k

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

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

Are food market analysts happy with their salary?

Food market analysts rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.1/5. Food market analysts tend to be quite unhappy with their salary, with very few reporting satisfaction with their pay.

We asked food market analysts how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

13 food market analysts

5 Star
15%

15% of food market analysts rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
8%

8% of food market analysts rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
38%

38% of food market analysts rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
38%

38% of food market analysts rated their compensation 2 stars

Do food market analysts find their jobs meaningful?

On average, food market analysts rate the meaningfulness of their work a 2.6/5. While most food market analysts aren’t very fulfilled by their work, some people may still manage to find meaning in it.

We asked food market analysts how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

2.6 out of 5 stars

13 food market analysts

5 Star
15%

15% of food market analysts rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
8%

8% of food market analysts rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
31%

31% of food market analysts rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
23%

23% of food market analysts rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
23%

23% of food market analysts rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as food market analysts?

Food market analysts rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.7/5. The majority of food market analysts find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked food market analysts how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.7 out of 5 stars

14 food market analysts

5 Star
14%

14% of food market analysts rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
43%

43% of food market analysts rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
43%

43% of food market analysts rated their career fit 3 stars

How enjoyable is a food market analyst’s work environment?

As a whole, food market analysts rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.3/5. Some food market analysts are happy with their work environment, but it does not seem to be a meaningful contributer to career satisfaction for most.

We asked food market analysts how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.3 out of 5 stars

14 food market analysts

5 Star
21%

21% of food market analysts rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
29%

29% of food market analysts rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
29%

29% of food market analysts rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
21%

21% of food market analysts rated their work environment 2 stars

Are food market analysts making the best use of their abilities?

Former food market analysts on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.1/5. Food market analysts tend to feel that they don’t manage to use their abilities to their fullest, when compared to other careers.

We asked food market analysts how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

13 food market analysts

5 Star
23%

23% of food market analysts rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
15%

15% of food market analysts rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
23%

23% of food market analysts rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
15%

15% of food market analysts rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
23%

23% of food market analysts rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars