Greenhouse technicians 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, greenhouse technicians rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 27% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy greenhouse technicians 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
Organic farmer
3.8
$24k
Forest and conservation worker
3.7
$31k
Park ranger
3.6
$28k
Horticulturist
3.6
$73k
Conservation scientist
3.6
$64k
Greenhouse technician
3.6
$41k
Range manager
3.5
$64k
Environmental restoration planner
3.5
$77k
Soil and plant scientist
3.4
$67k

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

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

Are greenhouse technicians happy with their salary?

Greenhouse technicians rated their satisfaction with their salaries 2.8/5. Greenhouse technicians tend to be quite unhappy with their salary, with very few reporting satisfaction with their pay.

We asked greenhouse technicians how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

2.8 out of 5 stars

114 greenhouse technicians

5 Star
11%

11% of greenhouse technicians rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
25%

25% of greenhouse technicians rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
21%

21% of greenhouse technicians rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
21%

21% of greenhouse technicians rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
22%

22% of greenhouse technicians rated their compensation 1 stars

Do greenhouse technicians find their jobs meaningful?

On average, greenhouse technicians rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.2/5. Most tend to be satisified with the level of meaning they find in their careers.

We asked greenhouse technicians how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.2 out of 5 stars

115 greenhouse technicians

5 Star
23%

23% of greenhouse technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
23%

23% of greenhouse technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
19%

19% of greenhouse technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
20%

20% of greenhouse technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
15%

15% of greenhouse technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as greenhouse technicians?

Greenhouse technicians rated their personality fit with their work an average of 4.1/5. The majority of greenhouse technicians find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked greenhouse technicians how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

4.1 out of 5 stars

118 greenhouse technicians

5 Star
44%

44% of greenhouse technicians rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
29%

29% of greenhouse technicians rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
18%

18% of greenhouse technicians rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
8%

8% of greenhouse technicians rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
1%

1% of greenhouse technicians rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a greenhouse technician’s work environment?

As a whole, greenhouse technicians rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.9/5. A solid majority of greenhouse technicians enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a greenhouse technician.

We asked greenhouse technicians how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.9 out of 5 stars

120 greenhouse technicians

5 Star
38%

38% of greenhouse technicians rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
33%

33% of greenhouse technicians rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
17%

17% of greenhouse technicians rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
7%

7% of greenhouse technicians rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
6%

6% of greenhouse technicians rated their work environment 1 stars

Are greenhouse technicians making the best use of their abilities?

Former greenhouse technicians on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.1/5. Most greenhouse technicians are satisfied with how well their abilities are skills are made of use.

We asked greenhouse technicians how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

121 greenhouse technicians

5 Star
24%

24% of greenhouse technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
17%

17% of greenhouse technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
22%

22% of greenhouse technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
21%

21% of greenhouse technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
15%

15% of greenhouse technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars