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.
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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


Growth Projection: Extreme Growth

Median Salary: $22,010


Growth Projection: Extreme Growth

Median Salary: $26,080

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