Animal caretaker

High Demand! A career that Kansas businesses are currently struggling to hire for because there aren't enough people who are trained for it, or interested in working in it, to fill all open positions.
SOC Code: 
39-2000

Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise and generally provide care to dogs, cats, race horses, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals or others. 

Kansas Career Cluster: 
Agriculture Food & Natural Resources

Job Growth & Salary Info

Kansas

Growth Projection: Extreme Growth

Median Salary: $22,010

National

Growth Projection: Extreme Growth

Median Salary: $26,080

Jobs labeled Growth or High Growth have promising projections for the future, meaning industry's need for the job will continue to increase.
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