Stuntmen 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, stuntmen rate their career happiness 4.0 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 10% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy stuntmen 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
Choreographer
4.2
$46k
Dancer
4.0
$37k
Announcer
3.9
$34k
Talent director
3.6
$74k
Conductor
3.5
$52k

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

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

Are stuntmen happy with their salary?