Information About Animal Breeders

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Training

Animal breeders need work experience in a related occupation.

Degrees for Animal breeders
Training for Animal Breeders
Percent
Less than High School 56.8
High School 26.8
Some College 8.6
Associates Degree 3.0
Bachelors Degree 4.0
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 14,000 people in the United States- 60.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more animal breeders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, animal breeders make $18.11 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal breeders $8.69 $11.90 $16.70 $23.30 $28.40
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $8.23 $8.66 $9.36 $12.90 $18.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, animal breeders make $37,670 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal breeders $18,070 $24,900 $34,930 $48,650 $59,190
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $17,120 $18,020 $19,460 $27,000 $38,740
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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