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Animal Keeper Head Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$33,985 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Keeper Head is $33,985 a year and $16 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Keeper Head is between $25,584 and $40,969. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in care and exhibition of birds and animals at establishments, such as zoos or circuses.
  • Studies animals to detect signs of illness and consults with veterinarian to determine type of medication or treatment required.
  • Evaluates cages, grottos, and pens for cleanliness and structural defects.
  • Assigns workers to various tasks, and oversees treatment, preparation of food, feeding of animals, and maintenance and repair of animal quarters.
  • Specifies type of animal to exhibit in zoo and location of exhibit, according to weather, animal behavior characteristics, and physical condition.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
  • May hire, train, and discharge workers.
  • May keep time records and prepare supply requisitions and reports.
  • May coordinate training of animals for circus performance.
  • May give lectures to public to stimulate interest in animals.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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