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Animal Trainers (39-2011)

Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 79 88 11.39 5 7 13
United States 45300 51200 0.0 2700 4300 7600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 18.25 10.36 12.09 15.16 20.85 29.83

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.