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Animal Control Workers

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $25.95
Statewide median: $21.49


This career pays above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Animal Control Workers *

Area Low Median High
$14.90 $18.39 $23.19
$18.01 $25.95 $30.29
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$27.99 $30.40 $33.97

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 40 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Animal Control Workers most often work?


Current Demand

No data available.


Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 57 new Animal Control Workers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Animal Control Workers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 12,500 13,200 700 5.8%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 47 52 5 10.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 32 36 4 12.5%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.