Music librarians 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, music librarians rate their career happiness 3.3 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 41% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy music librarians 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
School counselor
3.5
$55k
Talent agent
3.4
$74k
Nurse educator
3.4
$75k
Library assistant
3.3
$27k
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 music librarians happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do music librarians find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as music librarians?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are music librarian’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are music librarians making the best use of their abilities?

Are music librarians happy with their salary?