Academic courses and earning potential of a taxidermist
What course should I do to become a taxidermist?
People who loves animals and possess a degree in veterinary usually turn into taxidermist. To start a career in Taxidermy you can do a graduate or maters degree in veterinary science referred to as BVSc or MVSc.
You can even take up a diploma course in veterinary science and animal husbandry after HSC. These courses equip you with the knowledge of dissection and anatomy.
To improve your artistic skills, you can pursue a course in sculpting and painting.
How much money can a taxidermy fresher expect to earn?
As a fresh taxidermist, you can expect to earn 20,000 – 25,000 Rs/- per month. The income increases with experience and is majorly dependent on the kind of animal you work on.