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
- 2020 employment: 11,800
- May 2021 median annual wage: $39,160
Job Outlook for Animal control workers
Projected employment change, 2020-30:
- Number of new jobs: 1,200
- Growth rate: 10 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.