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What is a day in the life of a Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations like?


Fishing vessel deckhands prepare nets, lines, and other fishing tackle, and operate fishing gear to catch fish/other marine life.
They clean, sort, and pack fish; stow catch in holds; repair nets; splice ropes; and maintain fishing gear. They may also steer
vessels to and from fishing areas and cook meals for crew members.

Trappers set and position traps along trails; maintain trails for access to traplines; operate snowmobiles or travel on foot,
snowshoes, or skis to patrol traplines; kill/skin catch for pelts; and treat/market pelts. They also trap live animals for
sale/relocation purposes, and trap designated animals for bounty/other animal control programs. They may monitor animal
populations to ensure future sustainability.

Hunters operate boats/snowmobiles or travel on foot to reach hunting areas; kill wild animals with firearms/other weapons;
skin animals for pelts; and treat, pack, and transport pelts to processing plants/public auctions.

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  1. What education do you need to become a Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations?
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  2. What is the current Job Outlook for a Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations?
    The job outlook for Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations is considered Below Average because: 1. Employment grew... more
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    Your job outlook will continue to be Below Average because: 1. The employment growth rate will likely be below... more
  4. How much does a Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations make?
    The average hourly wages for Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations is $13.91/HR, which is below average for... more
  5. What is the currently unemployment rate for a Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations"?
    46% of Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations are unemployed. This rate is above the average for intermediate... more
  6. How many Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations are employed part-time?
    10% of Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations are employed only on a part-time basis. There were 5,100 workers... more
  7. How many Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations are self-employed?
    Roughly 10% of Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations are self-employed. This is considered Average for the... more
  8. What is the average age of a Other Fishing and Trapping Occupations?
    The retirement rate to 2009 will likely be below average because of a tendency to retire at an older-than-average age... more

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