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Animal Scientists

Conduct research on domestic farm animals.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$32.07 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  9.7%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Research genetic characteristics or expression.
  • Research livestock management methods.
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Develop agricultural methods.
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Beef Cattle Specialist
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