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Animal Care Supervisor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,146 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Care Supervisor is $46,146 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Care Supervisor is between $34,411 and $55,912. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Oversees and supervises an animal facility, such as a shelter, providing necessary services for humane feeding, watering, and caring for animals in the facility.
  • Supervises and coordinates the animal care staff; develops, plans, and schedules care and feeding programs; and assists in the development of policies and procedures for animal use.
  • Supervises Animal Care Technicians, community service workers, and volunteers, and assigns duties to them.
  • Sets standards for and monitors conduct of shelter employees to ensure that humane philosophy is projected to public and implemented in care of animals.
Animal Care Supervisor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

Job family population: 213,620

Estimated population of Animal Care Supervisor jobs: 7,175

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Animal Care Supervisor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Shift Leader: Patient Care Coordinator, Receptionist, CSR
Jun 14
Chicago, IL, USA
West Loop Veterinary Care
There is room to grow into a supervisory position for the right candidate with proven leadership ... small-animal clinic. · People leadership experience · Experience with practice management ...
Veterinary Technician
Jun 13
Chicago, Illinois, USA
VCA Lakeshore Animal Hospital-#190
VCA Lake Shore Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA-accredited, multi-doctor practice in ... Compassionate care for hospitalized patients QUALIFICATIONS: Must have documented previous ...
Veterinary Technician
Mar 25
Chicago Northwest, Illinois, USA
Care Animal Hospital
Skilled Veterinary Technician Wanted The veterinary technicians at CARE Animal Hospital enjoy working closely with veterinarians and developing their skills on a wide range of cases, including ...
Veterinary Technician
Apr 24
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Midwest Bird and Exotic Animal Hospital
... care at all times. Flexible hours including swing/overnight shifts and holidays with potential for ... animal health problems. * Administers emergency first aid, such as performing emergency ...
Veterinary Technician
Apr 26
Chicago North, Illinois, USA
VCA Hawthorn Animal Hospital #749
The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care with the know how to make them happen. Why we need you-- As a member of the VCA ...
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