Get To Know Each Other! Where Do Smiley Members Work?

With over 800,000 members it’s safe to say that the Smiley community is made up of many diverse people. While everyone is unique in their own way, we found out that there are a lot of things that our members have in common too. We asked our members what they did for a living–here’s what they had to say!


52% of people responded yes when asked if they were currently working/employed!


30% of you said you worked in sales and healthcare support followed by office and administrative support.


10% of our members said they worked in the education and training field


6% of members said they worked in food preparation and serving.


6% of members work in the business and finance field.


4% of member work as healthcare practitioners.


3% of members are stay at home parents.


3% work in cleaning and maintenance.



Other occupations mentioned include:

  • Personal care and service
  • Management
  • Legal
  • Production
  • Entertainment and media
  • Computer and mathematical
  • Community and social services
  • Transportation and material moving
  • Art and design
  • Architecture and engineering
  • Military
  • Protective services
  • Construction and extraction
  • Life, physical and social science
  • Installation, maintenance and repair
  • Farming, fishing and forestry


What do you do for a living? Tell us about your job in the comments below! 

40 thoughts on “Get To Know Each Other! Where Do Smiley Members Work?

  1. I am a chef and a MUA. I was in the military for 14 years but had 2 brain aneurysms and I have to medically retire

  2. I am a direct support professional. In home help for people with intellectual disabilities and/or physical disabilities

  3. I worked in the Bakery at Tops Markets until 5 years ago when i blew out my knee and now i am on Disability.

  4. I am disabled now, but I was once an administrative assistant/HR assistant, later an office manager at our local county historical museum, and finally a developmental therapy tech. I miss each one of those positions for different reasons.

  5. I’m disabled now, but in my past life (before being hit by drunk driver) I was a cook/manager.  I was the cook for a private school for almost 900 people for over 10 years.  I cooked from scratch and baked from scratch and loved everything about my job. Then for 2 years I became the personal cook for the Nuns.

  6. I used to be a Clinical Social worker. I provided therapy for children and families. I have been disabled for the past 12 years and no longer working.

  7. I work as a bedside nurse in a community hospital. I have been in this field of health care for 40 years

  8. I had a 23 year career as a Social Work case manager, working with the Elderly and various disabilities. I loved it! Due to chronic pain issues, I am no longer able to work. I now take care of my Elderly mother who has Dementia and Epilepsy. I have had no income for the last 4 years. Thank God for Obamacare!

  9. i work from home. i am a independent consultant. let me know if your looking for a job that you can do from anywhere, including the bathroom.

  10. I’m a homemaker now but used to work in civil service, heavy equipment operator, secretary at a water plant.  Now I help my husband on our farm as well as record keeping for our farm.

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