Javascript developers 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, javascript developers rate their career happiness 3.5 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 28% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy javascript developers 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
Photonics engineer
3.8
$99k
Solution architect
3.7
$100k
Computer hardware engineer
3.5
$117k
UX designer
3.5
$65k
App developer
3.5
$71k
Full stack developer
3.4
$70k

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

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

Are javascript developers happy with their salary?