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Farm Animal Caretakers


Take care of farm, ranch, or water animals.

Farm Animal Caretakers attend to farm, ranch, or water animals. This may include cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, fish, or bees. They may feed, water, herd, brand, or otherwise handle animals. They may maintain records.

Wages $12.81 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Fair
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Animal Systems
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