U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
39-2011 Animal Trainers
Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact; and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.
Illustrative examples: Marine Mammal Trainer,
Guide Dog Trainer
Broad Occupation: 39-2010 Animal Trainers
Minor Group: 39-2000 Animal Care and Service Workers
Major Group: 39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010