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Animal Behaviorists

Overview

Animal behaviorists are scientists who study and observe the ways animals behave. They determine what causes certain types of behavior in animals and find ways to change animal behavior. They may conduct research or teach. Some train or retrain animals. They also resolve behavior problems in companion animals.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Problem-Solving

Scientific

Career Ladder
Animal Behaviorist, Professor or Supervisor

Animal Behaviorist

Research Assistant