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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6466 3.13 47
United States 13,40014,600 8.5600 8001,510

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.0911.6714.64 18.0722.7828.66
Alaska 26.0618.7722.89 26.3629.8732.88
Balance of State 25.0816.5521.71 26.8229.4030.95

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
836 7.230.8 25.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation18
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation5
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 133
Number of job position postings 27
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.9

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