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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
$11.71 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  13.7%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Prepare foods or meals.
  • Train animals.
  • Clean tools or equipment.
  • Clean work areas or facilities.
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Job Title Examples:

Kennel Technician
Zookeeper
Groomer

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