Plasterers 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, plasterers 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 plasterers 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
Commercial diver
3.7
$50k
Naval architect
3.4
$92k
Plasterer
3.3
$45k
Building and construction inspector
3.1
$61k
Architect
3.1
$68k
Pipefitter
3.1
$54k

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

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

Are plasterers happy with their salary?