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Farm Animal Caretakers

Take care of farm, ranch, or water animals.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$17.03 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -8.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Clean equipment or facilities.
  • Prepare materials or solutions for animal or plant use.
  • Transport animals, crops, or equipment.
  • Package agricultural products for shipment or further processing.
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Job Title Examples:

Livestock Handler
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Tractor Operator

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