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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

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

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$16.67 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  34.4%    Read more about outlook


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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