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Animal Caretaker Salary
in Reno, Nevada

$31,620 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$471

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Caretaker is $31,620 a year and $15 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Caretaker is between $24,511 and $37,379. 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 Reno, Nevada.

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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 Reno, Nevada, 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:
$36,656
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Reno, Nevada

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Description: Reno ( REE-noh) is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is known for its casino industry. Reno is the county seat of Washoe County. The city sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is named after Union Major General Jesse L. Reno, who was killed in action during the American Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain on Fox's Gap. Reno, with an estimated population...

Animal Caretaker Job Listings for Reno, Nevada

Reliable, Loving Babysitter Needed For 1 Child In Reno
Jul 11
Reno, NV, USA
Care.com
Animal lovers please apply (we have pets)! Looking for a caregiver for my 10-year-old son. My schedule may vary.
Hands-on Care Needed For My Father In Reno
Jul 10
Reno, NV, USA
Care.com
Preferences for a caregiver who is a non-smoker and CPR / first-aid trained.
Energetic, Responsible Nanny Needed For 2 Children In Reno
Jul 7
Reno, NV, USA
Care.com
Animal lovers please apply (we have pets)! We ask that you handle pickups/drop-offs as needed. We require that you have your own car. Looking for a caregiver for my infant son and 1-year-old daughter.
Loving, Responsible Nanny Needed For 1 Child In Sparks
Jul 11
Sparks, NV, USA
Care.com
Animal lovers please apply (we have pets)! A car is not provided - please have your own. Looking for a caregiver for my infant son.
Nanny Needed For 2 Children In Reno
Jun 24
Reno, NV, USA
Care.com
We need a nanny to take care of 2 children in Reno. Some light tidying up would be part of our caregiver's responsibilities. Animal lovers please apply (we have pets)! Some help preparing meals would ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Caretaker is $31,620 a year and $15 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Caretaker is between $24,511 and $37,379. 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 Reno, Nevada.

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Animal Caretaker Job Listings for Reno, Nevada

Reliable, Loving Babysitter Needed For 1 Child In Reno
Jul 11
Reno, NV, USA
Care.com
Animal lovers please apply (we have pets)! Looking for a caregiver for my 10-year-old son. My schedule may vary.
Hands-on Care Needed For My Father In Reno
Jul 10
Reno, NV, USA
Care.com
Preferences for a caregiver who is a non-smoker and CPR / first-aid trained.
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