CareerBuilder Survey Looks At Companion Animal Owners And Career Paths
A survey from CareerBuilder examines companion animal ownership in relation to chosen profession, compensation, and job satisfaction. This study found that dog owners were more likely to hold senior management positions, while those reptile owners were the most likely to earn six figures, and bird owners were the most likely to be satisfied with their jobs.
In additional findings, this CareerBuilder study found that certain companion animal owners were more likely to engage in specific professions, including:
- Dog owners – professors, nurses, information technology professionals, military professionals, entertainers
- Cat owners -physicians, real estate agents, lab technicians, machine operators, personal caretakers
- Fish owners – human resource professionals, financial professionals, hotel and leisure professionals, farming/fishing/forestry professionals, transportation professionals
- Bird owners – advertising professionals, sales reps, construction owners, administrative professionals
- Reptile owners – engineers, social workers, marketing and public relations professionals, editors or writers, police officers