Animal control workers

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Total Workforce

11.1k

Average Age

41.8

Average Salary

$39,208

Average Male Salary

$36,791

Average Female Salary

$42,992

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Animal control workers are most often employed by the Other personal services industry. The average yearly wage for Animal control workers was $39,208 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Animal control workers by wage are Fishing and hunting workers, Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants, and Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Animal control workers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Animal control workers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Animal control workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Other personal services is the industry that employs the most Animal control workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Animal control workers, by average wage, is Justice, public order, & safety activities . Animal control workers are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,208

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,634

In 2018, Animal control workers earned an average of $39,208, $14,681 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic make somewhat more than Animal control workers while Fishing and hunting workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Animal control workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.22

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Animal control workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.22, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Animal control workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Animal control workers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Animal control workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Animal control workers, by number of employees, are Other personal services, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services.

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Industries by Share

11.1k

2018 Workforce

± 2,589

0.298%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 32.8%

The number of people employed as Animal control workers has been growing at a rate of 0.298%, from 11,090 people in 2017 to 11,123 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Animal control workers employed by various industries. Other personal services employs the largest share of Animal control workers at  63.1%, followed by Justice, public order, & safety activities  with 14.7% and Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services with 6.37%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Animal control workers in the US. The average age of male Animal control workers in the workforce is 42.9 and of female Animal control workers is 40, and the most common race/ethnicity for Animal control workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

6.79k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,023

4.34k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,616

61% of Animal control workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Animal control workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Animal control workers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

75.8% of Animal control workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.4% of Animal control workers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Animal control workers.

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Age by Gender

42.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.97

40

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.21

The median age of Animal control workers is 41.8, and Male employees are generally 2.88 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Animal control workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Animal control workers is Biology but a relatively high number of Animal control workers hold a major in Biology.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Animal control workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Animal control workers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Critical Thinking, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Animal control workers need more than the average amount of Persuasion, Service Orientation, and Active Listening.

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