What is the salary of an Animal Caretaker?

The average salary of an Animal Caretaker in United States is $22,510. Salaries start from around $16,580 and go up to $32,660. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$32,660
Starting ($16.6k)
Junior ($17.9k)
Experienced ($19.9k)
Senior ($24.7k)
Highest ($32.7k)
Highest

The top 10% of Animal Caretakers in United States earn:

$32,660
Senior

The top 25% of Animal Caretakers in United States earn:

$24,650
Experienced

The middle 50% of Animal Caretakers in United States earn:

$19,910
Junior

The bottom 25% of Animal Caretakers in United States earn:

$17,880
Starting

The bottom 10% of Animal Caretakers in United States earn:

$16,580

Historical salary

Animal Caretaker salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 20,600 44
Alaska 22,000 20
Arizona 22,200 19
Arkansas 19,700 52
California 25,200 5
Colorado 22,300 17
Connecticut 24,600 8
Delaware 21,800 22
District of Columbia 27,700 1
Florida 22,700 14
Georgia 20,700 41
Hawaii 25,800 3
Idaho 20,000 50
Illinois 22,700 15
Indiana 21,500 27
Iowa 23,600 13
Kansas 20,600 45
Kentucky 21,900 21
Louisiana 21,700 26
Maine 21,200 34
Maryland 24,200 10
Massachusetts 24,800 7
Michigan 21,700 25
Minnesota 20,600 46
Mississippi 20,000 51
Missouri 21,200 34
Montana 21,100 38
Nebraska 21,800 24
Nevada 22,200 18
New Hampshire 20,300 47
New Jersey 24,400 9
New Mexico 22,500 16
New York 23,900 11
North Carolina 21,000 39
North Dakota 21,200 33
Ohio 21,300 31
Oklahoma 20,300 48
Oregon 25,600 4
Pennsylvania 20,700 42
Rhode Island 23,600 12
South Carolina 21,200 37
South Dakota 20,700 43
Tennessee 21,200 34
Texas 21,200 32
Utah 20,200 49
Vermont 25,000 6
Virginia 21,500 27
Washington 26,800 2
West Virginia 20,700 40
Wisconsin 21,400 29
Wyoming 21,400 30
Puerto Rico 17,400 53
Virgin Islands 21,800 22

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