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Animal Control Workers

Investigate abandoned, neglected, or dangerous animals.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$27.49 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  10.5%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Maintain operational records.
  • Write operational reports.
  • Examine crime scenes to obtain evidence.
  • Interview people to gather information about criminal activities.
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Job Title Examples:

Animal Park Code Enforcement Officer
Community Service Officer
Animal Control Officer

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