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Animal Caretaker Salary

$30,633 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$456

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Caretaker is $30,633 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Animal Caretaker is between $23,747 and $36,212. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Animal Caretaker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cares for animals, such as dogs, cats, guinea pigs, and monkeys, in facilities, such as kennels, pounds, animal hospitals, pet shops, and laboratories.
  • Feeds and waters animals according to schedules.
  • Controls and restrains animals as required.
  • Cleans, changes, and disinfects cages, pens, yards; sanitizes animal rooms, hallways, and ancillary equipment; and sterilizes medical and lab tools and equipment.
Animal Caretaker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Job family population: 190,520

Estimated population of Animal Caretaker jobs: 22,281

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,512
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Animal Caretaker Job Listings for United States

Animal Caretaker
Jul 17
Stacyville, United States
Iowa Select Farms
Sow Farm Animal Caretaker REPORTS TO: Sow Farm Department Head PURPOSE OF POSITION: To work as a team member caring for and administering to sows and piglets to assure optimum productivity. This ...
ANIMAL CARETAKER
Jul 15
San Antonio, TX, USA
Air Education and Training Command
ANIMAL CARETAKER ===== ##### Department of the Air Force Air Education and Training Command Overview ----- - ##### Open & closing dates 07/10/2019 to 07/17/2019 - ##### Service Competitive ...
Animal Caretaker
Jul 16
Butler, PA, USA
Whispering Winds Kennel
Ensuring animal safety during stay/daycare
Animal Caretaker - GDU
Jul 12
Derby, United States
Iowa Select Farms
Adhere to ISF animal wellbeing policy at all times and know reporting procedures when incident occurs. * Adhere to ISF safety policies and procedures and wear appropriate safety equipment (PPE) for ...
Animal Caregiver
Jul 15
Aldie, VA, USA
FOHA (Friends of Homeless Animals
We are seeking an Animal Caregiver to join our team! You will be responsible for the overall care and well-being of the animals at our facility. Responsibilities: * Handle general care tasks such as ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Caretaker is $30,633 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Animal Caretaker is between $23,747 and $36,212. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Animal Caretaker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Animal Caretaker Job Listings for United States

Animal Caretaker
Jul 17
Stacyville, United States
Iowa Select Farms
Sow Farm Animal Caretaker REPORTS TO: Sow Farm Department Head PURPOSE OF POSITION: To work as a team member caring for and administering to sows and piglets to assure optimum productivity. This ...
ANIMAL CARETAKER
Jul 15
San Antonio, TX, USA
Air Education and Training Command
ANIMAL CARETAKER ===== ##### Department of the Air Force Air Education and Training Command Overview ----- - ##### Open & closing dates 07/10/2019 to 07/17/2019 - ##### Service Competitive ...
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