Information About Animal Control Workers

Training Requirements for Animal Control Workers

Animal control workers need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Animal control workers
Training for Animal Control Workers
Percent
Less than High School 2.7
High School 35.5
Some College 39.9
Associates Degree 10.2
Bachelors Degree 10.8
Masters Degree 1.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment outlook for Animal Control Workers

Represents about 15,000 people in the United States.

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


Hourly Income

On average, animal control workers make $17.60 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal control workers $10.31 $13.11 $16.61 $21.21 $26.73
Protective service occupations $9.74 $12.32 $18.59 $28.70 $39.42
Other protective service workers $8.95 $10.10 $12.48 $17.19 $22.99
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, animal control workers make $36,600 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal control workers $21,440 $27,280 $34,550 $44,110 $55,600
Protective service occupations $20,260 $25,630 $38,660 $59,700 $81,980
Other protective service workers $18,620 $21,000 $25,960 $35,750 $47,820
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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