Recreational vehicle service technicians are one of the least happy 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, recreational vehicle service technicians rate their career happiness 2.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 7% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy recreational vehicle service technicians 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
Aircraft mechanic
3.0
$49k
Industrial machinery mechanic
3.0
$54k
Elevator mechanic
2.9
$85k
Oil and gas rotary drill operator
2.9
$55k
Mining machine operator
2.7
$55k
Recreational vehicle service technician
2.6
$39k
Derrick operator
2.6
$47k
Machine assembler
2.4
$39k

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

  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as recreational vehicle service technicians?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are recreational vehicle service technician’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are recreational vehicle service technicians making the best use of their abilities?