Occupation Happiness Ranking


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Rank Occupation Happiness Index
1 Clergyman 2.66
2 Actor 2.51
3 Architect 2.47
4 Firefighter 2.44
5 Police officer 2.40
6 Physician 2.39
7 Teacher 2.38
7 Economist 2.38
7 Real estate agent 2.38
10 Electrical engineer 2.37
10 College professor 2.37
12 Accountant 2.36
13 Sales representative 2.35
14 Dental hygienist 2.33
15 Civil engineer 2.31
15 Bricklayer 2.31
17 Computer systems analyst 2.30
17 Registered nurse 2.30
17 Insurance agent 2.30
17 Secretary 2.30
21 Attorney 2.29
21 Psychologist 2.29
21 Child care worker 2.29
24 Government official 2.28
24 Stockbroker 2.28
26 Social worker 2.27
26 Engineering technician 2.27
26 Bank teller 2.27
26 Receptionist 2.27
30 Bus driver 2.26
31 Author 2.25
31 Physical therapist 2.25
33 Maid 2.24
34 Computer programmer 2.23
34 Mechanical engineer 2.23
36 Mail carrier 2.22
36 Barber 2.22
36 Butcher 2.22
39 Stenographer 2.21
39 Electrician 2.21
41 Librarian 2.19
41 Retail salesman 2.19
41 Plumber 2.19
41 Tool-and-die maker 2.19
41 Taxi driver 2.19
41 Truck driver 2.19
47 Carpet and tile installer 2.17
47 Sheet metal worker 2.17
49 Artist (fine art) 2.16
49 Welder 2.16
51 Telephone operator 2.15
51 Waiter 2.15
51 Security guard 2.15
51 Painter 2.15
55 Licensed practical nurse 2.14
56 Aircraft mechanic 2.12
57 Forklift operator 2.09
58 Cashier 2.08
58 Automobile mechanic 2.08
60 Data entry clerk 2.07
61 Construction worker 1.98
62 Janitor 1.93
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: NORC General Social Survey
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 3, 2015

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