Oil and gas rotary drill operators are below average when it comes to 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, oil and gas rotary drill operators rate their career happiness 2.9 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 28% of careers.
To put this into perspective, we compared how happy oil and gas rotary drill operators are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:
Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers
|Automotive service technician||3.0||$40k|
|Sewing machine operator||3.0||$26k|
|Industrial machinery mechanic||3.0||$54k|
|Oil and gas rotary drill operator||2.9||$55k|
|Quarry rock splitter||2.9||$36k|
So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:
- Salary: Are oil and gas rotary drill operators happy with their salary?
- Meaning: Do oil and gas rotary drill operators find their jobs meaningful?
- Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as oil and gas rotary drill operators?
- Work environment: How enjoyable are oil and gas rotary drill operator’s work environments?
- Skills utilization: Are oil and gas rotary drill operators making the best use of their abilities?