Pets and Pet Supplies Salesperson

Sell pets and pet accessories, equipment, food, and remedies.
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Good

Salary Range
$16,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Pets and Pet Supplies Salespeople do?

Sells pets and pet accessories, equipment, food, and remedies: Advises customer on care, training, feeding, living habits, and characteristics of pets, such as dogs, cats, birds, fish, and hamsters. Explains use of equipment, such as aquarium pumps and filters. Feeds and provides water for pets. Performs other duties as described under SALESPERSON Master Title. May clean cages and tanks. May suggest remedies for certain animal diseases or recommend services of VETERINARIAN.


Should I be a Pets and Pet Supplies Salesperson?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Pet Counselor, Pet Supplies Salesperson, Salesperson, Pets and Pet Supplies, Sales Support Associate

    How to Become a
    Pets and Pet Supplies Salesperson

    Most Pets and Pet Supplies Salespeople have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9cagaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29||bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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