Spa managers 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, spa managers rate their career happiness 3.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 47% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy spa managers 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
Massage therapist
3.4
$46k
Skincare specialist
3.4
$32k
Flight attendant
3.3
$56k
Aesthetician
3.3
$34k
Spa manager
3.2
$38k
Tailor
3.2
$32k
Nail technician
3.1
$30k
Hairdresser
3.1
$29k
Travel agent
3.0
$40k

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

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

Are spa managers happy with their salary?