Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

39-2011 Animal Trainers



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southeast Minnesota 201$18.80/hr$13.48/hr$14.62/hr$16.52/hr$19.63/hr$33.17/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities50$12.09/hr
Other ServicesN/A$17.45/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/A$12.89/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/A$16.69/hrN/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
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/A$16.84/hrN/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
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$16.52/hr26.7%
Minnesota 330$16.73/hr11.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Bartenders 17,970$11.37/hr-0.9%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,590$27.50/hr18.6%
Animal Control Workers 40$25.95/hr10.6%


  • Talk to or interact with animals to familiarize them to human voices or contact.
  • Observe animals' physical conditions to detect illness or unhealthy conditions requiring medical care.
  • Keep records documenting animal health, diet, or behavior.
  • Conduct training programs to develop or maintain desired animal behaviors for competition, entertainment, obedience, security, riding, or related purposes.
  • Feed or exercise animals or provide other general care, such as cleaning or maintaining holding or performance areas.
  • Cue or signal animals during performances.
  • Feed or exercise animals or provide other general care, such as cleaning or maintaining holding or performance areas.
  • Administer prescribed medications to animals.
  • Evaluate animals for trainability and ability to perform.
  • Administer prescribed medications to animals.