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19-1011 Animal Scientists



Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 18028$34.78/hr$24.64/hr$28.67/hr$32.70/hr$40.17/hr$51.82/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Manufacturing110$31.50/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services120$32.54/hr
Education and Health Services140$25.65/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$29.21/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$28.61/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$29.24/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 60$31.50/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 180$32.70/hr1.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 220$32.70/hrN/A
Minnesota 390$31.50/hr4.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 270$106,926.61/yrN/A
Soil and Plant Scientists 520$30.97/hr2.1%
Food Scientists and Technologists 930$48.13/hr2.5%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 1,690$40.44/hr4.4%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 400$84,061.40/yr2.6%
Agricultural Engineers 10$50.37/hrN/A
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 200$31.43/hr4.7%
Farm and Home Management Educators 60$30.68/hr-2.4%


  • Conduct research concerning animal nutrition, breeding, or management to improve products or processes.
  • Study effects of management practices, processing methods, feed, or environmental conditions on quality and quantity of animal products, such as eggs and milk.
  • Advise producers about improved products and techniques that could enhance their animal production efforts.
  • Develop improved practices in feeding, housing, sanitation, or parasite and disease control of animals.
  • Study nutritional requirements of animals and nutritive values of animal feed materials.
  • Advise producers about improved products and techniques that could enhance their animal production efforts.
  • Develop improved practices in feeding, housing, sanitation, or parasite and disease control of animals.
  • Write up or orally communicate research findings to the scientific community, producers, and the public.
  • Study effects of management practices, processing methods, feed, or environmental conditions on quality and quantity of animal products, such as eggs and milk.
  • Study nutritional requirements of animals and nutritive values of animal feed materials.