Animal Trainers

6.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
17%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
28.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$31,520
or $15.15 hourly
VOLUME
14,880
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 17% (No worries)

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

The number of 'Animal Trainers' job openings is expected to rise 28.5% by 2030
'Animal Trainers' is expected to be a very 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 Trainers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Animal Trainers' was $31,520, or $15.15 hourly
'Animal Trainers' are paid 24.9% 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 14,880 people employed as Animal Trainers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or for assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact, and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.

SOC Code: 39-2011.00

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wouldn'tyouliketoknow (No chance) says
robots will not be able to communicate with animals like humans
Oct 20, 2019 at 10:49 PM

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