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The Happiest Jobs in US

  1. 1. The Happiest Jobs in US By Tiuliuliuc Alina Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova FB Department, October 2009 Unievrsity Professor: Munca Daniela, PhD
  2. 2. Career Money Benefits Satisfaction Happiness
  3. 3. Do you enjoy your work? <ul><li>Do you get up in the morning glad to be heading out to another day of work? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you feel proud of what you have achieved or have you spent the day watching the clock wondering when this workday is going to end? </li></ul>
  4. 4. List of things you enjoy doing: <ul><li>being outside in the sun </li></ul><ul><li>spending time talking with people </li></ul><ul><li>working with your hands </li></ul><ul><li>being with animals </li></ul><ul><li>speaking to people and listening to their life stories </li></ul>
  5. 6. People are meant to be happy, and if they follow their heart and their inner guidance, they will always be led to what is best for them. 
  6. 7. A University of Chicago made a study about “Job Satisfaction in the United States” <ul><li>What are the most enjoyable jobs in the U.S.? </li></ul><ul><li>What is it about the most enjoyable jobs that contribute to ones overall happiness in life? </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Job Description : Conduct religious worship and perform spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. For clergy, job satisfaction is gained through intense faith, and the act of providing guidance and counsel to others. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 67.2% Median salary*: $44,102 </li></ul>1. Clergy Jobs
  8. 10. 2. Firefighter Jobs <ul><li>Job Description : Control and extinguish fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts. Firefighters live their lives on the call to public service. Although the hours are long, and risks are high, firefighters also experience high job satisfaction, and are held in high esteem by their communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 57.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Median salary: $45,553 </li></ul>
  9. 12. 3. Travel Agent Jobs <ul><li>Job Description: Travel agents plan and sell transportation and accommodations for travel agency customers. Imagine the job satisfaction of creating vacations for others. Everyone love a vacation, and the happiness rubs off on travel agents. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 56.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Median hourly rate (travel agents): $14.23 </li></ul>
  10. 14. 4. Architect Jobs <ul><li>Job Description: Plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property. Not only do Architects create the buildings we depend on to live and work in, but they also obtain job satisfaction from using creativity in their designs.   </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 53.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Median salary: $54,079 </li></ul>
  11. 16. 5. Special Education Teacher Jobs <ul><li>Job Description : Teach school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Teaching is not necessarily an easy thing. But most teachers have at least one story of connecting with a student, and the job satisfaction that comes with knowing they've helped someone. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 52.6% </li></ul><ul><li>Median salary (preschool, kindergarten or elementary school): $41,344 </li></ul><ul><li>Median salary (secondary school): $43,060 </li></ul>
  12. 18. 6. Professional Actor Jobs <ul><li>Job Description : Actors play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or motion picture productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Not only do actors experience job satisfaction from using creativity, but they also get to entertain people, and make them happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 51.0% </li></ul><ul><li>Salary varies greatly </li></ul>
  13. 20. 7. Science Technician Jobs <ul><li>Job Description : Use principles and theories of science and mathematics to solve problems in research and development, and to help invent and improve products and processes. Scientists experience the job satisfaction of contributing to people's health and the understanding of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 51.0% </li></ul><ul><li>Median salary (research scientists): $72,435 </li></ul>
  14. 22. 8. Automotive Technician Jobs <ul><li>Job Description : Automotive service technicians and mechanics diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles. With diagnosing and repairing vehicles comes the thrill of solving puzzles, and the job satisfaction of providing service to others.  </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 53.6%** </li></ul><ul><li>Median hourly rate (mechanics/auto tune up): $15.26 </li></ul>
  15. 24. 9. Industrial Engineer Jobs <ul><li>Job Description: Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes. Job satisfaction for industrial engineers comes from designing and managing systems that make jobs easier, and improve efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 48.4% </li></ul><ul><li>Median salary: $61,729 </li></ul>
  16. 26. 10. Airline Pilot Jobs <ul><li>Job Description : Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers pilot and navigate the flight of multi-engine aircraft in regularly scheduled service for transport of passengers and cargo. Pilots carry a lot of responsibility on their wings, but they also experience job satisfaction from having others depend on them for safe travel. </li></ul><ul><li>Very happy: 49.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Median hourly rate (airline pilots, copilots, or flight engineers): $63 </li></ul>
  17. 28. <ul><li>Tom W. Smith, director of the General Social Survey at the National Opinion Research Center at UC, elaborates : </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Happiness is determined by how much satisfaction you get from all domains of life-personal, the community you live in, and work is an important domain, so it's one of the major components of overall happiness.&quot; </li></ul>
  19. 31. Thank you