Grain elevator workers 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, grain elevator workers rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 50% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy grain elevator workers 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
Rigger
3.3
$51k
Dairy farmer
3.2
$26k
Agricultural engineer
3.2
$81k
Grain elevator worker
3.2
$35k
Golf course superintendent
3.2
$34k
Agricultural worker
3.2
$28k
Wind turbine services technician
3.2
$53k
Extraction worker
3.2
$37k

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

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

Are grain elevator workers happy with their salary?