Health educators 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, health educators rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 31% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy health educators 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
Counseling psychologist
3.6
$78k
Professor
3.6
$65k
Clergy
3.6
$51k
Principal
3.5
$92k
Veterinary assistant
3.5
$23k
Health educator
3.5
$53k
Physical education teacher
3.5
$63k
School counselor
3.5
$55k

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

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

Are health educators happy with their salary?