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Animal Keeper Salary
in Regina, Saskatchewan

$26,663 (CAD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$365

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Keeper is $26,663 a year and $13 an hour in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The average salary range for an Animal Keeper is between $23,004 and $30,787. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Animal Keeper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cares for animals in zoo, circus, or menagerie by feeding, watering, and cleaning quarters of animals.
  • Prepares food for charges by chopping or grinding meat, fish, fruit, or vegetables; mixing prepared, dry, or liquid commercial feeds; or unbaling forage grasses.
  • Adds vitamins or medication to food as prescribed by Veterinarian.
  • Fills water containers and places food in cages as specified.
  • Cleans animals' quarters, using rake, water hose, and disinfectant.
  • Observes animals to detect illnesses and injuries and notifies animal keeper, head or veterinarian of findings.
  • Transfers animals from one enclosure to another for purposes such as breeding, giving birth, rearrangement of exhibits, or shipping.
  • Sets temperature and humidity controls of quarters as specified.
  • Answers visitors' questions concerning animals' habits or zoo operations.
  • Bathes and grooms animals as required.
  • May assist veterinarian in treatment of animals for illnesses and injuries.
  • May assist animal trainer or instructor in presentation of programs, shows, or lectures.
  • May assist maintenance staff in cleaning zoo facilities.
  • May be designated according to animal cared for as bear keeper; elephant keeper; monkey keeper; or according to species as bird keeper; mammal keeper.
  • May direct activities of other workers.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$30,910
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Regina () is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The city is the second-largest in the province, after Saskatoon, and a cultural and commercial centre for southern Saskatchewan. It is governed by Regina City Council. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Sherwood No. 159. Regina was previously the seat of government of the North-West Territories, of which the current provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta originally formed part, and of the District of Assiniboia. The site was previously called Wascana ("Buffalo Bones" in Cree), but was renamed to Regina (Latin for "Queen") in 1882...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Animal Keeper is $26,663 a year and $13 an hour in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The average salary range for an Animal Keeper is between $23,004 and $30,787. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Animal Keeper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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