Your degree does not strictly determine your career, but it does point you in certain directions.

What job can you get with a zoology degree?

Most zoology graduates go on to become zoologists, zoo educators, and animal caretakers. Zoology grads also go on to become conservation scientists and veterinary technologists. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a zoology degree will be useful:

What is the job market for zoology degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for zoology graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of zoology graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 9% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Zoology Grads
Employed77.2%
Unemployed0.0%
Underpaid22.8%
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