Machine assemblers are one of the least happy careers in the United States.
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, machine assemblers rate their career happiness 2.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 4% of careers.
To put this into perspective, we compared how happy machine assemblers are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:
Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers
|Recreational vehicle service technician||2.6||$39k|
|Fork lift operator||2.5||$35k|
|Petroleum pump system operator||2.3||$74k|
|Drill press operator||2.3||$39k|
|Molding and casting worker||2.3||$34k|
|Dyeing machine operator||2.2||$29k|
So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:
- Salary: Are machine assemblers happy with their salary?
- Meaning: Do machine assemblers find their jobs meaningful?
- Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as machine assemblers?
- Work environment: How enjoyable are machine assembler’s work environments?
- Skills utilization: Are machine assemblers making the best use of their abilities?