Career Outlook for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Also known as:  Animal Care Giver, Animal Care Technician, Animal Caregiver, Animal Daycare Provider, Animal Groomer, Animal Shelter Worker, Animal Sitter, Aquarist, Aquarium Tank Attendant, Cat and Dog Bather
The overall job outlook for Nonfarm Animal Caretaker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 66.53 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 11.09 percent per year. Demand for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers is expected to go up, with an expected 74,030 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.85 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Nonfarm Animal Caretakers in the following states
California 14,470
Texas 10,820
New York 8,600
Florida 7,830
Illinois 6,970
Virginia 4,870
Pennsylvania 4,830
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
District of Columbia 110
Puerto Rico 260
North Dakota 290
Wyoming 300
Alaska 300
Vermont 300
South Dakota 300