Career Outlook for Animal Control Workers

Also known as:  Animal Control Officer, Animal Cruelty Investigator, Animal Treatment Investigator, Animal Warden, Dog Catcher, Dog Warden, Humane Officer
The overall job outlook for Animal Control Worker careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 1.89 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.31 percent per year. Demand for Animal Control Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 3,980 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.68 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Animal Control Workers in the following states
California 2,110
Texas 1,410
New York 1,060
Florida 640
North Carolina 570
Illinois 540
Virginia 500
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Animal Control Workers
Vermont 30
Alaska 40
South Dakota 40
Nebraska 50
Montana 60
Rhode Island 70
Wyoming 70