Remote sensing technicians 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, remote sensing technicians rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 23% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy remote sensing 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
Nanotechnology engineer
3.9
$101k
Photonics engineer
3.8
$101k
Remote sensing technician
3.6
$49k
Mechatronics engineer
3.5
$101k
Aviation inspector
3.5
$80k
Physicist
3.5
$152k

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

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

Are remote sensing technicians happy with their salary?

Remote sensing technicians rated their satisfaction with their salaries 3.5/5. Remote sensing technicians tend to be quite unhappy with their salary, with very few reporting satisfaction with their pay.

We asked remote sensing technicians how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

3.5 out of 5 stars

15 remote sensing technicians

5 Star
13%

13% of remote sensing technicians rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
33%

33% of remote sensing technicians rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
40%

40% of remote sensing technicians rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of remote sensing technicians rated their compensation 2 stars

Do remote sensing technicians find their jobs meaningful?

On average, remote sensing technicians rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.3/5. Most tend to be satisified with the level of meaning they find in their careers.

We asked remote sensing technicians how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.3 out of 5 stars

15 remote sensing technicians

5 Star
27%

27% of remote sensing technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
20%

20% of remote sensing technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
13%

13% of remote sensing technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
33%

33% of remote sensing technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of remote sensing technicians rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as remote sensing technicians?

Remote sensing technicians rated their personality fit with their work an average of 4.3/5. The majority of remote sensing technicians find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked remote sensing technicians how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

4.3 out of 5 stars

15 remote sensing technicians

5 Star
47%

47% of remote sensing technicians rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
33%

33% of remote sensing technicians rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
20%

20% of remote sensing technicians rated their career fit 3 stars

How enjoyable is a remote sensing technician’s work environment?

As a whole, remote sensing technicians rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.7/5. A solid majority of remote sensing technicians enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a remote sensing technician.

We asked remote sensing technicians how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.7 out of 5 stars

15 remote sensing technicians

5 Star
33%

33% of remote sensing technicians rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
27%

27% of remote sensing technicians rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
27%

27% of remote sensing technicians rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
7%

7% of remote sensing technicians rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of remote sensing technicians rated their work environment 1 stars

Are remote sensing technicians making the best use of their abilities?

Former remote sensing technicians on CareerExplorer have rated their skills utilization 3.5/5. Most remote sensing technicians surveyed find that they manage to use their abilities to their fullest as a remote sensing technician, which helps contribute to higher career satisfaction in the long term.

We asked remote sensing technicians how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.5 out of 5 stars

15 remote sensing technicians

5 Star
20%

20% of remote sensing technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
40%

40% of remote sensing technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
20%

20% of remote sensing technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
13%

13% of remote sensing technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of remote sensing technicians rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars