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Animal Nursery Worker Salary
in Irvine, California

$27,888 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$393

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for an Animal Nursery Worker is $27,888 a year and $13 an hour in Irvine, California, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Nursery Worker is between $24,959 and $32,400. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Animal Nursery Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Irvine, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Cares for newborn and young animals in zoo nursery and exhibit area.
  • Prepares liquid formula, cereal, and other foods for young animals according to direction of Zoo Veterinarian and prepares standard diet foods for mothers of newborn animals according to requirements of species.
  • Fills sterilized nursing bottles with formula and feeds animals that have been orphaned or deserted, or that require food in addition to that provided by mother.
  • Observes newborn animals to detect indications of abnormality or disease, and notifies zoo veterinarian when such indications are evident.
  • Periodically conducts physical examination of young animals, performing such tasks as taking temperatures, blood pressure, and pulse rate, and weighing and measuring animals.
  • Maintains records of animal weights, sizes, and physical conditions to be used in zoo account of animals born in captivity.
  • Adjusts humidity and temperature controls to maintain specified environmental conditions in nursery or exhibit area.
  • Installs equipment such as infrared light stands, cribs, or feeding devices in young animal exhibit area.
  • Explains to visitors procedures for care and feeding of young animals, and answers questions concerning factors such as native habitats and breeding habits.
  • Observes children petting or feeding animals in designated area and cautions children against activities that might be harmful to animals.
Animal Nursery Worker Job Prevalence in Irvine, California, United States

Job family: Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Job family population: 199,850

Estimated population of Animal Nursery Worker jobs: 22,253

Rate of error: 1.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,330
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Irvine () is a master-planned city in Orange County, California, United States in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The Irvine Company started developing the area in the 1960s and the city was formally incorporated on December 28, 1971. The 66-square-mile (170 km2) city had a population of 212,375 as of the 2010 census; in 2018 the California Department of Finance estimated the city's population at 276,176.A number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors, have their national or international headquarters in Irvine. Irvine is also home to several higher education institutions including...

Animal Nursery Worker Job Listings for Irvine, California

Veterinarian
Nov 26
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Academy West Animal Hospital
Our family owned animal hospital has been in business for over 50 years. State of the art equipment ... This includes evaluation, treatment plan and alteration of kitten nursery animals, isolation ...

The average pay for an Animal Nursery Worker is $27,888 a year and $13 an hour in Irvine, California, United States. The average salary range for an Animal Nursery Worker is between $24,959 and $32,400. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Animal Nursery Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Irvine, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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