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or $19.27 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
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Social Perceptiveness (40)
Assisting and Caring for Others (38)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (30)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Animal Breeders' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2031
'Animal Breeders' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Animal Breeders' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Animal Breeders' was $40,090, or $19.27 hourly
'Animal Breeders' are paid 12.4% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as animal breeders?
As of 2021 there were 950 people employed as Animal Breeders within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 148 thousand people are employed as Animal Breeders.
Select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree.
SOC Code: 45-2021.00
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