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Bird Keeper Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$26,436 (CAD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$362

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bird Keeper is $26,436 a year and $13 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Bird Keeper is between $26,311 and $30,525. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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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 2023:
$30,647
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Bird Keeper Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

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