Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Ohio Annual Salary- $29,590
Ohio Hourly Wage- $14.22
Education-High School Diploma
Feed, water, and examine pets and other non-farm animals for signs of illness, disease, or injury in laboratories and animal hospitals and clinics. Clean and disinfect cages and work areas, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment. May provide routine postoperative care, administer medication orally or topically, or prepare samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal technologists or technicians, veterinarians, or scientists.
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
Ohio Annual Salary- $63,750
Ohio Hourly Wage- $30.65
Education- Bachelor’s Degree
Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management. May collect and analyze biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water habitats.
Ohio Annual Salary- $65,090
Ohio Hourly Wage- $31.29
Education- Doctoral Degree
Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.