Mail superintendents 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, mail superintendents rate their career happiness 2.7 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 14% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy mail superintendents 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
Executive assistant
2.8
$48k
Medical secretary
2.8
$27k
Bank branch manager
2.8
$105k
Healthcare social worker
2.8
$57k
Printing worker
2.8
$35k
Mail superintendent
2.7
$77k
Logistician
2.7
$58k
Compensation and benefits manager
2.7
$115k
Recruiter
2.7
$55k
Meter reader
2.7
$42k

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

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

Are mail superintendents happy with their salary?