Pet Care Jobs
Dog Trainers, Groomers, Pet Walkers and More Wanted. You’ve worked hard to master your skills as a dog walker, pet groomer, or dog trainer, now find a job that lets you put your animal care skills to work.
Find Your Bliss Working with Animals
Pets are a big part of our lives. It’s estimated that for every 100 people in Australia there are 19 dogs and 13 cats. Thirty-nine percent of households have a pet dog or cat and in many cases multiples. Those stats shouldn’t be surprising, after all pets have been shown to provide a number of health benefits including stress relief. Some pets perform double duties as therapy and working dogs.
If you are as passionate about pets as we are then we suggest you use your skills to land a job working with animals. With 4.2 million pets in Australia there is a big demand for dog groomers, dog trainers, dog walkers and many other pet care related jobs. If you have worked to earn the skills needed to care for animals, then you deserve a job that will rewards those efforts. There are a number of pet care jobs in Australia that will suit entry-level workers to advanced skilled employees.
Common Pet Care Jobs in Australia:
- Dog Walkers
- Pet Groomers
- Dog Trainers
- Animal Lab Techs
- Pet Sitting
- Pet Pharmaceutical Sales Person
- Pet Retail Store Jobs (cashier, stocker, managers)
- Wildlife Rehabilitators
Rewarding Animal Care Jobs
Even at an entry level many of these jobs will allow pet care professionals to have a great quality of life. For example, groomers who are just getting started can make $31,000 and work their way up to about $46,000. Dog trainers are also pulling wages in that range. Many dog trainers go on to open their own business which can increase income and control over your work schedule. If you are passionate about science, getting a career as an animal lab tech could allow you to earn upwards towards $96,000 if you move into management.
Working with animals can be a financially rewarding job, but the payoff is not only in cold hard cash. Taking care of animals everyday has a way of soothing your soul. With their soft eyes, wagging tails, and muffin making paws they manage to bring a smile to our faces as we work tirelessly to improve their quality of life. We watch them grow from puppies and kittens into regal senior pets and we know that we played a role in making their lives better. Working with animals may be one of the most rewarding careers anyone would have.
Find an Animal Care Job Here
It’s time to turn your passion for pets into a rewarding career working with animals. Peruse our job board to uncover opportunities working as a pet groomer, dog trainer, dog walker, and more. There are plenty of pet stores, pet hotels, and laboratories looking for skilled and devoted pet care professionals like you. Don’t wait, apply today and love your job tomorrow.