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Animal Caretaker Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$29,964 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$446

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Caretaker is $29,964 a year and $14 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Caretaker is between $23,228 and $35,421. 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 Kansas City, Missouri.

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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 Kansas City, Missouri, 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:
$34,736
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Kansas City, Missouri

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Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

Animal Caretaker Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Pet Sitter Wanted - Skilled Petsitter Needed
Jun 20
Independence, United States
PetSitter
I'm hiring an animal caregiver living in Independence, Missouri. I have a large dog and 2 cats. The dog would need to be let out into the yard 3 times a day. All of them need fresh food and water ...
Kennel Attendant
Jul 2
Kansas City, MO, USA
Kansas City Veterinary Care
Seeking animal lovers! Kansas City Veterinary Care is an exceptional 6 doctor practice located in the heart of Waldo. We are seeking a highly motivated, responsible, part-time kennel attendant to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Caretaker is $29,964 a year and $14 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Caretaker is between $23,228 and $35,421. 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 Kansas City, Missouri.

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Animal Caretaker Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Pet Sitter Wanted - Skilled Petsitter Needed
Jun 20
Independence, United States
PetSitter
I'm hiring an animal caregiver living in Independence, Missouri. I have a large dog and 2 cats. The dog would need to be let out into the yard 3 times a day. All of them need fresh food and water ...
Kennel Attendant
Jul 2
Kansas City, MO, USA
Kansas City Veterinary Care
Seeking animal lovers! Kansas City Veterinary Care is an exceptional 6 doctor practice located in the heart of Waldo. We are seeking a highly motivated, responsible, part-time kennel attendant to ...
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