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Animal Trainers

in Massachusetts

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.

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
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392011  Animal Trainers 359 401 42 11.70 % 17 13 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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