Riggers are about average in terms of 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, riggers rate their career happiness 3.3 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 46% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy riggers 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
Motorcycle mechanic
3.5
$38k
Aviation inspector
3.5
$76k
Industrial designer
3.5
$67k
Faller
3.4
$45k
Rigger
3.3
$51k
Wind turbine services technician
3.2
$53k
Extraction worker
3.2
$37k
Radio mechanic
3.1
$55k
Welder
3.1
$38k

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

Are riggers happy with their salary?