Gaffers 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, gaffers rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 38% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy gaffers 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
Model maker
3.6
$59k
Film and video editor
3.6
$53k
Talent agent
3.4
$74k
Naval architect
3.4
$92k
Plasterer
3.3
$45k
Motion picture projectionist
3.3
$25k

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

Are gaffers happy with their salary?