Animal Control Workers (33-9011)

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

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 6568 4.60 22
United States 15,00015,900 5.890 340430

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 17.6010.3113.11 16.6121.2126.73
Alaska 20.2111.3814.93 20.6125.8028.98

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
784 5.131.6 25.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation19
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation4
UI claimants previously working in occupation10
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 125
Number of job position postings 13
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.6

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training