Illinois Employment Trends 39-2021.00 - Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

In Illinois:

Employment data for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers.

Employment (2018)
11,430 employees
Projected employment (2028)
12,770 employees
Projected growth (2018-2028)
12%
Projected annual job openings (2018-2028)
2,090

In the United States:

Employment data for Animal Caretakers.

Employment (2020)
272,400 employees
Projected employment (2030)
366,100 employees
Projected growth (2020-2030)
34% Much faster than average
Projected annual job openings (2020-2030)
56,400

Illinois source: Projections Central 2018-2028 long-term projections external site. United States source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020-2030 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period. "Projected annual job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.