Military tactical operations leaders 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, military tactical operations leaders rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 48% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy military tactical operations leaders 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
Remote sensing technician
3.6
$51k
Intelligence analyst
3.2
$77k
Radio frequency specialist
3.1
$106k

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

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

Are military tactical operations leaders happy with their salary?