Glaziers are one of the least happy careers in the United States.
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, glaziers rate their career happiness 2.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 6% of careers.
To put this into perspective, we compared how happy glaziers are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:
Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers
|Sheet metal worker||2.7||$49k|
|Tool and die maker||2.7||$54k|
|Mining machine operator||2.7||$55k|
|Fork lift operator||2.5||$35k|
|Petroleum pump system operator||2.3||$74k|
So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:
- Salary: Are glaziers happy with their salary?
- Meaning: Do glaziers find their jobs meaningful?
- Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as glaziers?
- Work environment: How enjoyable are glazier’s work environments?
- Skills utilization: Are glaziers making the best use of their abilities?