Animal Control Workers

4.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
48%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$38,430
or $18.47 hourly
VOLUME
11,580
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 48% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Animal Control Workers' job openings is expected to rise 10.5% by 2030
'Animal Control Workers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Animal Control Workers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Animal Control Workers' was $38,430, or $18.47 hourly
'Animal Control Workers' are paid 8.4% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 11,580 people employed as Animal Control Workers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Handle animals for the purpose of investigations of mistreatment, or control of abandoned, dangerous, or unattended animals.

SOC Code: 33-9011.00

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