Calling all folks interested in working in higher education: This list is for you!
Working at a university comes with its own perks — you get to be surrounded by people who value learning, progress and education. But not all universities are the same. Each has its own unique culture that will impact your day-to-day happiness.
If you need some help in researching universities, check out employee-submitted reviews on CareerBliss. Better yet, just browse our list of the top 10 happiest universities in the U.S. for employees (based on reviews submitted in 2012).
We did some serious data digging and analyzed thousands of university reviews written by actual employees. Reviews rank employee happiness based on a number of factors, such as coworkers, growth opportunities and compensation. Bliss Scores are on a scale of 1 to 5.
Here's the list:
Happiest Rated Universities for 2013*
|1||Texas Tech University||4.44|
|2||Carnegie Mellon University||4.39|
|3||University of Wisconsin||4.36|
|4||University of Houston||4.32|
|5||Rochester Institute of Technology||4.32|
|6||Cal Poly Pomona||4.30|
|8||Miami Dade College||4.15|