Recreation workers rate their happiness above average.

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, recreation workers rate their career happiness 3.4 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 34% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy recreation workers 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
Arbitrator
3.5
$64k
Piano tuner
3.5
$37k
Recreation worker
3.4
$25k
Library assistant
3.3
$27k
Aesthetician
3.3
$34k

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

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

Are recreation workers happy with their salary?