Becoming a Dog Breeder via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Penn Foster Career School, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering animal care courses to train individuals to become top-notch animal care supervisors, veterinarians, animal trainers, animal behavioralists, animal caregivers, animal nutritionists, small animal veterinarians, large animal veterinarians, animal control officers, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 1,700 people employed as animal breeders alone in America, and their average annual salary is $35,210. Colleges and universities like Penn Foster Career School that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Dog Breeder Salary Information

Category: Animal breeders

Total # Employed in the US 1,700
Average Hourly Wage: $16.93/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$8.66 $10.63 $14.27 $20.84 $29.03
Average Yearly Salary $35,210
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$18,020 $22,110 $29,680 $43,350 $60,390
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
56.8% 26.8% 8.6% 3.0% 4.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Animal breeders — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Colorado $20.01/hr $41,620
Wyoming $16.13/hr $33,550
Louisiana $14.92/hr $31,040
Oregon $13.7/hr $28,500
Kentucky $13.61/hr $28,310
Alabama $13.6/hr $28,280
Maryland $13.02/hr $27,090
Hawaii $12.7/hr $26,420
New Hampshire $12.06/hr $25,080
South Dakota $11.95/hr $24,850
Kansas $10.79/hr $22,450


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