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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 3.6%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 3,204
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $11.75 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $28,080 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Some of these occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. 
Education Available
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