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Bird Keeper Salary
in Idaho, United States

$21,293 (USD)

Average Salary

$10/hr

Average Hourly

$292

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bird Keeper is $21,293 a year and $10 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Bird Keeper is between $17,005 and $24,587. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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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.
Bird Keeper Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Job family population: 190,520

Estimated population of Bird Keeper jobs: 21,308

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$24,685
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Bird Keeper Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Mobile Service Diesel Technician
Jan 16
Boise, ID, USA
Rush Enterprises
Our franchises include Peterbilt International Hino Isuzu Ford IC Bus and Blue Bird.Whether you ... Manage inventory control on the service truck and for keeping the vehicle properly stocked. Report ...
Mobile Service Diesel Technician
Jan 3
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
Rush Enterprises
Our franchises include Peterbilt International Hino Isuzu Ford IC Bus and Blue Bird.Whether you ... Manage inventory control on the service truck and for keeping the vehicle properly stocked. Report ...
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