We surveyed 180 animal behavioural specialists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical animal behavioural specialist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an animal behavioural specialist?

Low

High

Working as an animal behavioural specialist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become an animal behavioural specialist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an animal behavioural specialist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an animal behavioural specialist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as an animal behavioural specialist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for animal behavioural specialists.