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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Feed, water, groom, bathe, and exercise pets and other nonfarm animals.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well below the statewide median
$12.38 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  16%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Discuss service options or needs with clients.
  • Clean facilities or work areas.
  • Clean tools or equipment.
  • Perform housekeeping duties.
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Job Title Examples:

Kennel Technician
Zookeeper
Groomer

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