Hearing officers 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, hearing officers rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 33% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy hearing officers 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
Detective
3.6
$83k
Legislator
3.5
$29k
Arbitrator
3.5
$64k
Hearing officer
3.5
$98k
Forensic science technician
3.4
$59k
Transit police officer
3.2
$72k
Police officer
3.2
$57k

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

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

Are hearing officers happy with their salary?