Naval architects rate their happiness above average.

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, naval architects rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 39% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy naval architects 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
Biochemical engineer
3.5
$99k
Woodworker
3.5
$28k
Industrial designer
3.5
$67k
Aerospace engineer
3.4
$110k
Wind energy engineer
3.4
$99k
Naval architect
3.4
$92k
Explosives worker
3.4
$50k
Air traffic controller
3.3
$115k
Non-Destructive testing specialist
3.3
$63k
Geodesist
3.3
$63k

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

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

Are naval architects happy with their salary?