Recipe developers 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, recipe developers rate their career happiness 4.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 5% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy recipe developers 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
Personal chef
3.6
$36k
Brewmaster
3.4
$41k

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

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