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What is the average salary for an Animal Caretaker?

The average salary of an Animal Caretaker is $10.8. Salaries start from $8.0 and go up to $15.7. Please note that the average salary for an Animal Caretaker may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $15.7
Starting ($7.97)
Junior ($8.59)
Experienced ($9.57)
Senior ($11.85)
Highest ($15.7)
Highest

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

$15.7
Senior

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

$11.9
Experienced

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

$9.6
Junior

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

$8.6
Starting

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

$8.0

Historical salary

Animal Caretaker salary by state

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State Salary Rank
District of Columbia 13.3 1
Washington 12.9 2
Hawaii 12.4 3
Oregon 12.3 4
California 12.1 5
Vermont 12.0 6
Massachusetts 11.9 7
Connecticut 11.8 8
New Jersey 11.7 9
Maryland 11.7 10
New York 11.5 11
Rhode Island 11.4 12
Iowa 11.3 13
Florida 10.9 14
Illinois 10.9 15
New Mexico 10.8 16
United States 10.8 17
Colorado 10.7 18
Nevada 10.7 19
Arizona 10.7 20
Alaska 10.6 21
Kentucky 10.5 22
Delaware 10.5 23
Virgin Islands 10.5 24
Nebraska 10.5 25
Michigan 10.4 26
Louisiana 10.4 27
Virginia 10.4 28
Indiana 10.4 29
Wisconsin 10.3 30
Wyoming 10.3 31
Ohio 10.2 32
Texas 10.2 33
North Dakota 10.2 34
Maine 10.2 35
Tennessee 10.2 36
Missouri 10.2 37
South Carolina 10.2 38
Montana 10.2 39
North Carolina 10.1 40
West Virginia 10.0 41
Georgia 10.0 42
Pennsylvania 9.9 43
South Dakota 9.9 44
Alabama 9.9 45
Kansas 9.9 46
Minnesota 9.9 47
New Hampshire 9.8 48
Oklahoma 9.8 49
Utah 9.7 50
Idaho 9.6 51
Mississippi 9.6 52
Arkansas 9.5 53
Puerto Rico 8.4 54

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