Radio mechanics 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, radio mechanics rate their career happiness 3.1 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 44% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy radio mechanics 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
Security engineer
3.2
$74k
Marine engineer
3.2
$93k
Wind turbine services technician
3.2
$56k
Extraction worker
3.2
$38k
Mining and geological engineer
3.1
$97k
Radio mechanic
3.1
$60k
Welder
3.1
$47k
Pump operator
3.1
$50k
Locksmith
3.1
$47k
Petroleum engineer
3.1
$131k

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

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

Are radio mechanics happy with their salary?

Radio mechanics rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.1/5. Few are explicitly unhappy with their salaries, with most radio mechanics having generally positive views of their salary.

We asked radio mechanics how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

3.1 out of 5 stars

101 radio mechanics

5 Star
13%

13% of radio mechanics rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
28%

28% of radio mechanics rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
27%

27% of radio mechanics rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
19%

19% of radio mechanics rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
14%

14% of radio mechanics rated their compensation 1 stars

Do radio mechanics find their jobs meaningful?

On average, radio mechanics rate the meaningfulness of their work a 2.9/5. While most radio mechanics aren’t very fulfilled by their work, some people may still manage to find meaning in it.

We asked radio mechanics how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

2.9 out of 5 stars

99 radio mechanics

5 Star
10%

10% of radio mechanics rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
21%

21% of radio mechanics rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
32%

32% of radio mechanics rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
21%

21% of radio mechanics rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
15%

15% of radio mechanics rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as radio mechanics?

Radio mechanics rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.8/5. The majority of radio mechanics find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked radio mechanics how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.8 out of 5 stars

105 radio mechanics

5 Star
19%

19% of radio mechanics rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
52%

52% of radio mechanics rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
17%

17% of radio mechanics rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
10%

10% of radio mechanics rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
2%

2% of radio mechanics rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a radio mechanic’s work environment?

As a whole, radio mechanics rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.6/5. A solid majority of radio mechanics enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a radio mechanic.

We asked radio mechanics how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.6 out of 5 stars

104 radio mechanics

5 Star
16%

16% of radio mechanics rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
45%

45% of radio mechanics rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
23%

23% of radio mechanics rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
12%

12% of radio mechanics rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
4%

4% of radio mechanics rated their work environment 1 stars

Are radio mechanics making the best use of their abilities?

Former radio mechanics on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.3/5. Most radio mechanics are satisfied with how well their abilities are skills are made of use.

We asked radio mechanics how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.3 out of 5 stars

106 radio mechanics

5 Star
14%

14% of radio mechanics rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
29%

29% of radio mechanics rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
30%

30% of radio mechanics rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
22%

22% of radio mechanics rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
5%

5% of radio mechanics rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars