Information About Animal Control Workers

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Training

Animal control workers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Animal control workers
Training for Animal Control Workers
Percent
Less than High School 6.9
High School 37.0
Some College 34.4
Associates Degree 9.5
Bachelors Degree 10.3
Masters Degree 1.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 16,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more animal control workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, animal control workers make $16.54 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal control workers $9.49 $12.20 $15.60 $20.00 $25.50
Protective service occupations $9.08 $11.70 $17.60 $26.80 $36.00
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, animal control workers make $34,390 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal control workers $19,750 $25,570 $32,460 $41,770 $53,110
Protective service occupations $18,880 $24,480 $36,740 $55,790 $74,900
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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