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About This Report
The data in this report are collected from the Rate Your Job form. People rate their jobs on scale one to five where one is worst and five is best. One of the questions we ask is: "How fun is your job?". Displayed below is a summary of the answers submitted by our users.

= 1        = 2        = 3        = 4        = 5

Fun Index (all jobs)

The fun index (all jobs) is 3.12

Most Boring Industries

Working in some industries can be more fun than others. The table below compares fun rate per industry as submitted by our users. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

Pet Care2.6
Telecommunications / Information Media2.9
Cleaning / Housekeeping / Waste Management2.94
Banking 2.95
Courier / Shipping / Delivery2.97
Security / Surveillance / Law Enforcement / Fire2.99
Storage / Warehousing3
Accounting / Finance / Auditing Services3.02
Government / Military / Defence3.02
Construction / Installation / Facilities / Maintenance3.02
Administrative / Management / Consulting / Support Services3.03
Insurance 3.03
Metals / Minerals / Steel / Iron 3.03
Automotive 3.07
Pharma / Biotech / Clinical Research 3.08
Electricity / Gas / Water 3.09
Import / Export / Wholesale Trade3.09
Industrial Products / Heavy Machinery 3.1
Petroleum / Energy / Oil and Gas / Chemicals3.1
Manufacturing and Factory3.11
Legal Services 3.11
Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Dairy / Gardening3.11
Public Administration / Environmental / Safety3.12
Information Technology / Information Systems 3.12
Travel / Transportation3.13
Hospitality / Hotels / Tourism / Catering3.15
Healthcare / Medical / Care Giving3.15
Engineering and Architectural3.15
Electronics and Electronics Trades3.16
Real Estate and Property Management 3.16
Retail 3.17
Food / Beverage Production 3.18
Business Services 3.21
Office Automation / Equipment - Stationery 3.23
Recreation and Sports3.23
Education / Training / Teaching / Child Care3.26
Accessories / Fashion / Clothing / Jewellery3.28
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace 3.28
Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising3.28
Recruitment and Employment3.3
Media / Publishing / Printing / Broadcasting3.31
Advertising / Marketing / Grapic Design / Public Relations3.32
Scientific and Technical Services3.33
Rental Services 3.34
Entertainment / Music / Film / Arts3.46
Beauty / Fitness / Hair3.46
Personal and Household Services 3.64

Fun Comparison by Company Size

Is it more exciting to work at a bigger company than a smaller one? Listed below is the fun comparison based purly on company size. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

Company SizeRating
Less Than 20 Employees3.15
Less Than 50 Employees3.17
Less Than 100 Employees3.1
Less Than 250 Employees3.14
Less Than 500 Employees3.12
Less Than 1000 Employees3.1
Less Than 5000 Employees3.09
Less Than 10000 Employees3.08
More Than 10000 Employees3.08

Most Boring Jobs

Listed below are the most boring jobs based on the answers submitted by our users. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

Job TitleRating
Six Sigma Black Belt2
Software Sales2.11
Records Clerk2.11
Warehouse Supervisor2.14
Financial Applications Specialist2.17
Painters and Decorators2.33
Assembly Foreman2.4
Pricing Assistant2.4
Regional Property Operations Manager2.4

Most Boring Job Categories

Some job categories can be more exciting than others. The table below compares how much people in different domains think their jobs are exciting. Clicking on any of them will display data only for the chosen item.

Job CategoryRating
Customer Service and Call Center2.86
Administration / Reception / Secretarial2.88
Cleaning and Housekeeping2.88
Import and Export2.94
Courier / Delivery / Transport / Drivers2.95
Real Estate2.98
Accounting and Finance2.98
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining3.02
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology3.05
Construction / Building / Installation3.06
Facilities / Maintenance / Repair3.06
Factory and Manufacturing3.06
Pet Care3.09
Purchasing and Inventory3.1
Sales Retail and Wholesale3.1
Quality Control and Compliance3.1
Law Enforcement / Security / Fire3.11
Gardening / Farming / Fishing3.12
Electrical and Electronics Trades3.13
Information Technology3.14
Human Resources3.15
Business Planning3.18
Health and Medical3.2
Government and Defence3.24
Food /Hospitality / Tourism / Catering3.25
Teaching / Education3.26
Advertising / Grapic Design / Event Management3.28
Publishing and Printing3.28
Public Relations3.31
Executive and Management3.35
Independent Jobs3.38
Science and Technical Services3.4
Airlines / Aviation / Aerospace / Defense3.42
Recreation and Sports3.47
Media / Broadcasting / Arts / Entertainment3.51
Fashion and Apparel3.52
Fitness / Hair / Beauty3.55
Fundraising and Non Profit3.56
Care Giving and Child Care3.59

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