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45-3021.00 - Hunters and Trappers

Hunt and trap wild animals for human consumption, fur, feed, bait, or other purposes.

Sample of reported job titles: Animal Control Expert, Animal Damage Control Agent, Deer Hunter, Fur Trapper, Hunter, Hunting Guide, Nuisance Trapper, Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator, Predator Control Trapper, Trapper

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Tasks  |  Tools & Technology  |  Knowledge  |  Skills  |  Abilities  |  Work Activities  |  Detailed Work Activities  |  Work Context  |  Job Zone  |  Education  |  Credentials  |  Interests  |  Work Styles  |  Work Values  |  Related Occupations  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings

Tasks

  • Maintain and repair trapping equipment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Patrol trap lines or nets to inspect settings, remove catch, and reset or relocate traps. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Obtain required approvals for using poisons or traps, and notify persons in areas where traps and poison are set. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Trap and capture quarry dead or alive for identification, relocation, or sale, using baited, scented, or camouflaged traps, snares, cages, or nets. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Scrape fat, blubber, or flesh from skin sides of pelts with knives or hand scrapers. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Kill or stun trapped quarry, using clubs, poisons, guns, or drowning methods. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Select, bait, and set traps, and lay poison along trails, according to species, size, habits, and environs of birds or animals and reasons for trapping them. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Skin quarry, using knives, and stretch pelts on frames to be cured. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Travel on foot, by vehicle, or by equipment such as boats, snowmobiles, helicopters, snowshoes, or skis to reach hunting areas. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Track animals by checking for signs such as droppings or destruction of vegetation. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Pack pelts in containers, load containers onto trucks, and transport pelts to processing plants or to public auctions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Participate in animal damage control, wildlife management, disease control, and research activities. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Teach or guide individuals or groups unfamiliar with specific hunting methods or types of prey. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Wash and sort pelts according to species, color, and quality. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Mix baits for attracting animals. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Decide where to set traps, using grid maps and aerial maps of hunting areas. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Remove designated parts such as ears or tails from slain quarry as evidence for killing bounty, using knives. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Train dogs for hunting. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Release quarry from traps or nets and transfer to cages. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Air rifles or air handguns — Tranquilizer guns See more occupations related to this tool.
  • All terrain vehicles tracked or wheeled — All terrain vehicles ATV See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Animal calls — Game calls See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Animal catching devices — Noose poles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Archery arm guards — Bow hunting arm guards See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Archery arrows — Crossbow broadheads; Hunting arrows; Quivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Archery bow strings — Bow stringers; Cocking aids; Mechanical releases; String silencers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Archery bows — Arrow rests; Bow stabilizers; Longbows; Recurve bows (see all 7 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Archery gloves — Bow hunting gloves; Finger tabs; Hand guards See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Assistive listening devices — Hearing enhancement aids See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Axes — Camp axes; Tactical axes; Throwing axes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bench vises — Bow presses; Gun vises See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Binoculars — Hunting binoculars See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Borescope inspection equipment — Bore lights; Rifle borescopes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Calipers — Reloading calipers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Camera tripods — Viewing equipment tripods See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Carts — Game carts; Game sleds See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Claw hammer — Claw hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cleaning brushes — Bore swabs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Commercial use cutlery — Bone saws; Boning knives See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Compressed air gun — Pneumatic hog ring tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Deburring tool — Arrow squaring devices See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Digital camcorders or video cameras — Bow cameras See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Direction finding compasses — Magnetic compasses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drain or pipe cleaning equipment — Pipe cleaners See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ear muffs — Hunting ear muffs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Electronic charts or maps or atlases — Garmin Topo U.S. 100K; Huntingsouth HuntSmart Software See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Emergency medical services first aid kits — Emergency first aid kits See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Fertilizer spreaders or distributors — Wildlife food plot spreaders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • First aid blankets — Space blankets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Flashlight — Hunting flashlights See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Flat nose pliers — Hunting pliers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Force or torque sensors — Trigger pull gauges See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Funnels — Reloading powder funnels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Global positioning system GPS receiver — Handheld global positioning system receivers GPS See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Goggles — Hunting goggles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Gun barrel — Choke tubes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Gun cases — Holsters; Hunting gun cases See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Handguns — Break-action pistols; Double-action revolvers; Hunting handguns; Single-action revolvers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hatchets — Hunting hatchets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoists — Cable hoists; Gambrels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Infrared imagers — Heatseekers; Infrared game cameras See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Instrument tripods — Bipods; Shooting sticks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • J hooks — J-hook tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Knife blades — Caper knives; Fixed-blade knives; Fleshing knives See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Laser measuring systems — Laser sights See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Leather straps — Game straps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Life vests or preservers — Personal floatation devices See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifelines or lifeline equipment — Climbing straps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lifting cables — Haul lines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Light enhancing cameras or vision devices — Night vision binoculars; Night vision goggles; Night vision scopes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Light trucks or sport utility vehicles — Hunting trucks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lighters — Fire starters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lighting pole or post and hardware — Propane lanterns See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Machetes — Hunting machetes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Magnifiers — Monoculars See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Metallic mirrors — Signal mirrors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Micrometers — Bullet micrometers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Mining headlamp — Headlamps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Notebook computers — Laptop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Paddles — Duck boat paddles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Parts of guns or pistols — Ammunition magazines; Cappers; Reloading presses; Trigger locks (see all 7 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pet grooming products — Fur combs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Phone headsets — Radio headsets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Picks — Nipple picks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pocket knives — Folding knives; Survival pocket knives See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Post hole digger — Stake pullers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Protective knee pads — Hunting knee pads See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Protective pants — Hunting waders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pull spring balances — Game scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pullers — Arrow pullers; Arrow straighteners; Bullet pullers; Patch pullers (see all 5 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Radios — Weather alert radios See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rangefinders — Digital laser rangefinders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Recreational motorboats — Hunting boats See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety glasses — Shooting glasses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety harnesses or belts — Hunting safety harnesses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety horns — Air horns See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Safety vests — Hunting vests See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Saws — Folding saws; Hand saws; Pack saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Screw hooks — Tree steps See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Screwdrivers — Gunsmith screwdrivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sharpening stones or tools or kits — Arrow sharpeners; Knife sharpeners See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Shears — Bone crushers; Game shears; Ratchet shears See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sifters — Dirt sifters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Skis — Cross country skis; Snowshoes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Slings — Wrist slings See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Snowmobiles or snow scooter — Hunting snowmobiles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Specialty wrenches — Broadhead wrenches; Choke tube wrenches; Nipple wrenches; Priming tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sporting decoys — Dog training dummies; Hunting decoys See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sporting rifles — Black powder pistols; Black powder revolvers; Pump action rifles; Semi-automatic rifles (see all 8 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sporting shotguns — Hunting shotguns See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sporting traps — Bodygrip traps; Snares; Trap triggers; Tunnel traps (see all 14 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Still cameras — Trail cameras See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Storm lights — Spotlights See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Stripping tools — Arrow stripping tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tablet computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Telescopes — Muzzleloader scopes; Rifle scopes; Shotgun scopes; Spotting scopes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tents — Blinds See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Threading taps — Thread cleaning tools See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tongs — Trap setters; Trap setting tongs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Trapshooting equipment — Dog training dummy launchers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Trowels — Hand trowels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tumblers or polishers — Case tumblers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Two way radios — Hand-held radios See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Ultrasonic cleaning equipment — Sonic cleaners See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Utility knives — Hunting utility knives; Skinning knives See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Water purification equipment — Water purifiers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Wire brushes — Bronze brushes; Chamber brushes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Wire or cable cutter — Cable cutters See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Analytical or scientific software — DeerDays software; Strat-Tech Deer Hunting Expert; Winchester Ammunition Ballistics Calculator See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Map creation software — Trimble MyTopo Terrain Navigator Pro See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Geography — Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Biology — Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Spatial Orientation — The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public — Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Maintain forestry, hunting, or agricultural equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Locate animals for fishing or hunting purposes. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Trim trees or other vegetation. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Capture or kill animals. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Sort forestry or agricultural materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Train workers in farming, forestry, or hunting techniques. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Remove skin or other body parts from animals. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Prepare materials or solutions for animal or plant use. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Position animal trapping or capture equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Transport animals, crops, or equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Plan trapping or hunting activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Load agricultural or forestry products for shipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Promote agricultural or hunting activities. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 97% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 94% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 91% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 52% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment — 71% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 71% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work Schedules — 58% responded “Seasonal (only during certain times of the year).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 41% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 31% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — 39% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 31% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 35% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 41% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 41% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 25% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Open Vehicle or Equipment — 29% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Level of Competition — 47% responded “Moderately competitive.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Disease or Infections — 31% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 50% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With External Customers — 31% responded “Fairly important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled — 34% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling — 38% responded “Less than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Contaminants — 28% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — 34% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 25% responded “Important results.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone One: Little or No Preparation Needed
Education Some of these occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate.
Related Experience Little or no previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a waiter or waitress even if he/she has never worked before.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
Job Zone Examples These occupations involve following instructions and helping others. Examples include taxi drivers, amusement and recreation attendants, counter and rental clerks, nonfarm animal caretakers, continuous mining machine operators, and waiters/waitresses.
SVP Range (Below 4.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
56   Less than high school diploma
22   High school diploma or equivalent Help
6   Post-secondary certificate Help

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: R

  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages data collected from Fishing and Hunting Workers.
Employment data collected from Fishing and Hunting Workers.
Industry data collected from Fishing and Hunting Workers.

Median wages (2014) $15.64 hourly, $32,530 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 31,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Decline (-3% or lower) Decline (-3% or lower)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 6,400
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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