Seamstresses 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, seamstresses rate their career happiness 3.7 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 21% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy seamstresses 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
Craft artist
4.0
$36k
Potter
4.0
$38k
Costume designer
4.0
$26k
Sewer
3.9
$30k
Shoemaker
3.8
$31k
Seamstress
3.7
$26k
Make-Up artist
3.7
$135k
Certified professional organizer
3.6
$44k
Fashion designer
3.6
$77k
American sign language interpreter
3.6
$49k

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

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

Are seamstresses happy with their salary?

Seamstresses rated their satisfaction with their salaries 2.7/5. Seamstresses tend to be quite unhappy with their salary, with very few reporting satisfaction with their pay.

We asked seamstresses how fairly compensated they are for their work.
Their response was:

2.7 out of 5 stars

208 seamstresses

5 Star
10%

10% of seamstresses rated their compensation 5 stars

4 Star
14%

14% of seamstresses rated their compensation 4 stars

3 Star
32%

32% of seamstresses rated their compensation 3 stars

2 Star
28%

28% of seamstresses rated their compensation 2 stars

1 Star
16%

16% of seamstresses rated their compensation 1 stars

Do seamstresses find their jobs meaningful?

On average, seamstresses rate the meaningfulness of their work a 3.2/5. Most tend to be satisified with the level of meaning they find in their careers.

We asked seamstresses how meaningful they found their work.
Their response was:

3.2 out of 5 stars

209 seamstresses

5 Star
22%

22% of seamstresses rated how meaningful they found their career 5 stars

4 Star
22%

22% of seamstresses rated how meaningful they found their career 4 stars

3 Star
25%

25% of seamstresses rated how meaningful they found their career 3 stars

2 Star
16%

16% of seamstresses rated how meaningful they found their career 2 stars

1 Star
15%

15% of seamstresses rated how meaningful they found their career 1 stars

How well are people’s personalities suited to everyday tasks as seamstresses?

Seamstresses rated their personality fit with their work an average of 3.9/5. The majority of seamstresses find their personalities quite well suited to their work, with relatively few having complaints about their fit.

We asked seamstresses how well their personalities fit into their careers.
Their response was:

3.9 out of 5 stars

227 seamstresses

5 Star
39%

39% of seamstresses rated their career fit 5 stars

4 Star
34%

34% of seamstresses rated their career fit 4 stars

3 Star
17%

17% of seamstresses rated their career fit 3 stars

2 Star
3%

3% of seamstresses rated their career fit 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of seamstresses rated their career fit 1 stars

How enjoyable is a seamstress’s work environment?

As a whole, seamstresses rated their enjoyment of their work environment 3.8/5. A solid majority of seamstresses enjoy their work environment, probably contributing to overall higher satisfaction with working as a seamstress.

We asked seamstresses how much they enjoyed their work environment.
Their response was:

3.8 out of 5 stars

227 seamstresses

5 Star
35%

35% of seamstresses rated their work environment 5 stars

4 Star
31%

31% of seamstresses rated their work environment 4 stars

3 Star
22%

22% of seamstresses rated their work environment 3 stars

2 Star
5%

5% of seamstresses rated their work environment 2 stars

1 Star
7%

7% of seamstresses rated their work environment 1 stars

Are seamstresses making the best use of their abilities?

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

We asked seamstresses how well their abilities were used in their careers.
Their response was:

3.5 out of 5 stars

229 seamstresses

5 Star
27%

27% of seamstresses rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 5 stars

4 Star
26%

26% of seamstresses rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 4 stars

3 Star
24%

24% of seamstresses rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 3 stars

2 Star
14%

14% of seamstresses rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 2 stars

1 Star
10%

10% of seamstresses rated their how well their skills were utilized in their career 1 stars