Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Animal Control Workers: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Animal Control Workers
What Animal control workers Do
Handle animals for the purpose of investigations of mistreatment, or control of abandoned, dangerous, or unattended animals.
Animal control worker Salaries
- 2014 employment: 15,000
- May 2015 median annual wage: $33,450
Job Outlook for Animal control workers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 900
- Growth rate: 6 percent (As fast as average)
How to Become an Animal control worker
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.