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Animal attendants and trainers

Animal attendants and trainers train, feed, groom and care for animals.

What do animal attendants and trainers do?

  • teach animals to obey verbal and non-verbal commands
  • train animals to accept riders, pull vehicles and perform in competitions
  • inspect, prepare, clean, disinfect and maintain comfortable animal cages and enclosures
  • maintain animal health records and treat minor injuries
  • exercise and play with animals
  • groom animals’ coats, nails and ears

Very low

projected job openings

$41-$52k

qualified full-time wage

46%

employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started