Animal Scientists

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Occupation Description

Animal scientists manage research in genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of farm animals of a domestic nature.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

2120

Job Openings By 2020

1800

Growth Rate

12.8%

Required Education

Doctoral or professional degree
Specific Programs:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth