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.

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