Do you love animals? Is it time for a career change? You don’t have to settle for just any “normal” job — and there are plenty of options out there for animal lovers of all skill levels. These unique jobs let you work or on behalf of the animals you want to have the best, happiest lives possible — and you can be happy while doing your job, too. Number 15 on the list is a dream job for many kids.
1. Wildlife rehabilitator
- Average annual salary: $21,000
Wildlife rehabilitation involves caring for and treating wild animals who have been displaced, orphaned, or injured. The ultimate goal is to eventually release these animals back into the wild. If that isn’t possible, they’re often used for educational purposes while kept in a safe and suitable environment.
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