Kennel 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, kennel technicians rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 36% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy kennel 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
Animal scientist
3.5
$60k
Veterinary assistant
3.5
$23k
Veterinary technologist
3.4
$30k
Aquacultural manager
3.4
$71k
Animal control worker
3.4
$38k

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

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

Are kennel technicians happy with their salary?