Gemologists 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, gemologists rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 36% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy gemologists 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
Environmental restoration planner
3.5
$71k
Soil and plant scientist
3.4
$63k
Agronomist
3.4
$42k
Natural sciences manager
3.4
$129k
Hydrologist
3.4
$81k
Gaffer
3.4
$36k
Systems architect
3.4
$102k

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

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

Are gemologists happy with their salary?