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Career and Education Opportunities for Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers in Wyoming

Wyoming has a population of 544,270, which has grown by 10.22% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Equality State," Wyoming's capital and biggest city is Cheyenne.

In general, animal husbandry and animal care workers directly supervise and coordinate activities of animal husbandry or animal care workers.

Animal husbandry and animal care workers earn approximately $22 hourly or $47,000 per year on average in Wyoming. Nationally they average about $19 per hour or $39,750 annually. Earnings for animal husbandry and animal care workers are the same as earnings in the general category of Farm and Forestry Management in Wyoming and the same as general Farm and Forestry Management category earnings nationally.

In 2008, there were a total of 404,855 jobs in Wyoming. The average annual income was $48,580 in 2008, up from $46,726 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Wyoming was 6.4% in 2009, which has grown by 3.2% since the previous year. Approximately 21.9% of Wyoming residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Wyoming include mining, mining (except oil), and crude petroleum gas extraction. Notable tourist destinations include the Cheyenne Storage LLC, the Nelson Museum of the West, and the Cheyenne Depot Museum.

CITIES WITH Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Worker OPPORTUNITIES IN Wyoming


JOB DESCRIPTION: Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Worker

In general, animal husbandry and animal care workers directly supervise and coordinate activities of animal husbandry or animal care workers.

Every day, animal husbandry and animal care workers are expected to be able to evaluate problems as they arise. It is also important that they articulate ideas and problems.

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LOCATION INFORMATION: Wyoming

Wyoming
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Wyoming has a population of 544,270, which has grown by 10.22% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Equality State," Wyoming's capital and most populous city is Cheyenne. In 2008, there were a total of 404,855 jobs in Wyoming. The average annual income was $48,580 in 2008, up from $46,726 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Wyoming was 6.4% in 2009, which has grown by 3.2% since the previous year. Roughly 21.9% of Wyoming residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Wyoming include mining, mining (except oil), and crude petroleum gas extraction. Notable tourist destinations include the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, the Nelson Museum of the West, and the Union Pacific Historical Society.