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The Top 15 Jobs With the Highest Satisfaction in the UK

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Many times, when evaluating a new job opportunity, people tend to focus on factors such as salary and benefits. However, just as important (if not more so!) is how satisfied you’ll be in the position. But which jobs tend to lead to the greatest satisfaction? Using Glassdoor data, we were able to identify the top 15.

“The good news for job seekers is that jobs with high levels of satisfaction can be found in a wide variety of industries and seniority levels. As a result, these roles are well-suited for many different types of people,” said Economic Research Analyst Amanda Stansell.

If you’re ready to kick start a rewarding, meaningful career, check out the results below!

1. Customer Success Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.9

Median Base Salary: £40,000

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2. Sales Development Representative

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.6

Median Base Salary: £27,000

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3. Audit Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.5

Median Base Salary: £52,000

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4. Managing Partner

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.4

Median Base Salary: £40,000

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5. Recruiter

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.4

Median Base Salary: £25,000

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6. Marketing Assistant

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.4

Median Base Salary: £20,000

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7. Recruiting Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.3

Median Base Salary: £40,000

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8. Engagement Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.3

Median Base Salary: £48,000

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9. Research Fellow

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.3

Median Base Salary: £34,000

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10. Hotel Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.3

Median Base Salary: £25,000

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11. Campaign Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.3

Median Base Salary: £30,000

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12. Service Delivery Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.3

Median Base Salary: £42,099

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13. Operations Assistant

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.2

Median Base Salary: £18,000

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14. Regional Manager

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.2

Median Base Salary: £50,000

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15. Management Consultant

Job Satisfaction Score: 4.2

Median Base Salary: £55,000

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Methodology: Glassdoor’s Jobs With the Highest Satisfaction in the UK report identifies jobs with the highest overall job satisfaction rating, leveraging data from Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in the UK for 2019 report. For a job title to be considered, it must receive at least 30 salary reports and at least 30 job satisfaction ratings shared by UK-based employees from 02/01/2018-01/01/2019. This report takes into account job title normalisation that groups similar job titles. C-suite and intern level jobs were excluded from this report.