Pet adoption counselors are one of the happiest 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, pet adoption counselors rate their career happiness 4.1 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 6% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy pet adoption counselors 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
Animal breeder

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

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

Are pet adoption counselors happy with their salary?