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Animal Keeper Head Salary
in Maryland, United States

$41,737 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$701

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Keeper Head is $41,737 a year and $20 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Keeper Head is between $31,420 and $50,315. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 2023:
$48,385
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Animal Keeper Head Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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