Geospatial information scientists 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, geospatial information scientists rate their career happiness 3.3 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 44% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy geospatial information scientists 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
Biostatistician
3.3
$91k
Biochemist
3.3
$87k
Geodesist
3.3
$63k
Geologist
3.3
$92k

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

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

Are geospatial information scientists happy with their salary?