Real estate appraisers 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, real estate appraisers rate their career happiness 2.9 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 22% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy real estate appraisers 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
Ambulance dispatcher
2.9
$40k
Barista
2.9
$25k
Maintenance worker
2.9
$39k
Probation officer
2.9
$55k
Social worker
2.9
$49k
Concierge
2.8
$28k
Highway maintenance worker
2.8
$41k
Family social worker
2.8
$42k

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

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

Are real estate appraisers happy with their salary?