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Animal Shelter Clerk Salary

$31,424 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

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The average pay for an Animal Shelter Clerk is $31,424 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Animal Shelter Clerk is between $24,264 and $37,243. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Animal Shelter Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assists public to adopt animals in animal shelter and compiles records of impounded animals.
  • Assists prospective owners in selection of animals for adoption and in preparation of adoption forms.
  • Explains pet-examination and neuterization services to new owners.
  • Keeps up list of prospective dog owners and contacts them when desired type of dog is available.
  • Prepares dog-license forms and collects fees.
  • Reviews shelter records of licensed-dog owners to identify owners of lost dogs; reviews other shelter records to help owners find lost pets.
  • Compiles daily records required by animal shelter describing stray animals found by shelter workers and animals turned in by public.
Animal Shelter Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Job family population: 190,520

Estimated population of Animal Shelter Clerk jobs: 3,227

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Animal Shelter Clerk Job Listings for United States

Jun 12
Kaneohe, HI, USA
U.S. Marine Corps
... animal shelter. - You will investigate reports of animal bites or aggression, immediately ... Clerk And Assistant - Requirements ----- ### Conditions of Employment - Must be a US Citizen. ...
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