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
Park naturalist
4.0
$63k
Forest and conservation worker
3.7
$30k
Horticulturist
3.6
$69k
Range manager
3.5
$63k
Soil and plant scientist
3.4
$63k
Forester
3.4
$62k

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?