Pet Shop Workers

Pet shop workers, from entry-level clerks to store managers, are involved in the daily upkeep of a pet store; theysell pets and pet supplies including food, medicine, toys, carriers, and educational books and videos. They work with customers, answering questions and offering animal care advice. They keep the store, aquariums, and animal cages clean, and look after the health of the pets for sale. They also stock shelves, order products from distributors, and maintain records on the animals and products.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Mathematics
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Math
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Enterprising
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification None