Library assistants are about average in terms of happiness.

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, library assistants rate their career happiness 3.3 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 44% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy library assistants 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
Nurse educator
3.4
$75k
Library assistant
3.3
$27k
Aesthetician
3.3
$34k
Nanny
3.3
$29k

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

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

Are library assistants happy with their salary?