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Animal Scientists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.89
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Animal Scientists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$22.89 $29.29 $39.26
Minnesota
$24.50 $30.89 $40.22
Southwest Minnesota
$26.89 $31.85 $47.88
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$22.57 $27.69 $33.96

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 200 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Animal Scientists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 259 new Animal Scientists to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Animal Scientists
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 2,700 2,800 200 7.2%
Minnesota 2018 2028 Number Percent
Statewide 222 230 8 3.6%
Southwest Minnesota 19 19 0 0%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.