Security architects are one of the happiest 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, security architects rate their career happiness 3.7 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 19% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy security architects 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
Photonics engineer
3.8
$99k

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

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

Are security architects happy with their salary?