What is the average salary for an Animal Caretaker?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Animal Caretaker is $22,510. Salaries start from $16,580 and go up to $32,660. 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.

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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
Animal Caretaker Salary in District of Columbia 27,670 1
Animal Caretaker Salary in Washington 26,810 2
Animal Caretaker Salary in Hawaii 25,790 3
Animal Caretaker Salary in Oregon 25,580 4
Animal Caretaker Salary in California 25,170 5
Animal Caretaker Salary in Vermont 24,990 6
Animal Caretaker Salary in Massachusetts 24,840 7
Animal Caretaker Salary in Connecticut 24,590 8
Animal Caretaker Salary in New Jersey 24,410 9
Animal Caretaker Salary in Maryland 24,230 10
Animal Caretaker Salary in New York 23,880 11
Animal Caretaker Salary in Rhode Island 23,610 12
Animal Caretaker Salary in Iowa 23,550 13
Animal Caretaker Salary in Florida 22,700 14
Animal Caretaker Salary in Illinois 22,690 15
Animal Caretaker Salary in New Mexico 22,530 16
Animal Caretaker Salary in United States 22,510 17
Animal Caretaker Salary in Colorado 22,270 18
Animal Caretaker Salary in Nevada 22,200 19
Animal Caretaker Salary in Arizona 22,180 20
Animal Caretaker Salary in Alaska 22,030 21
Animal Caretaker Salary in Kentucky 21,890 22
Animal Caretaker Salary in Delaware 21,830 23
Animal Caretaker Salary in Virgin Islands 21,830 24
Animal Caretaker Salary in Nebraska 21,780 25
Animal Caretaker Salary in Michigan 21,700 26
Animal Caretaker Salary in Louisiana 21,670 27
Animal Caretaker Salary in Virginia 21,530 28
Animal Caretaker Salary in Indiana 21,530 29
Animal Caretaker Salary in Wisconsin 21,360 30
Animal Caretaker Salary in Wyoming 21,350 31
Animal Caretaker Salary in Ohio 21,260 32
Animal Caretaker Salary in Texas 21,240 33
Animal Caretaker Salary in North Dakota 21,220 34
Animal Caretaker Salary in Missouri 21,190 35
Animal Caretaker Salary in Tennessee 21,190 36
Animal Caretaker Salary in Maine 21,190 37
Animal Caretaker Salary in South Carolina 21,160 38
Animal Caretaker Salary in Montana 21,130 39
Animal Caretaker Salary in North Carolina 21,000 40
Animal Caretaker Salary in West Virginia 20,740 41
Animal Caretaker Salary in Georgia 20,730 42
Animal Caretaker Salary in Pennsylvania 20,680 43
Animal Caretaker Salary in South Dakota 20,660 44
Animal Caretaker Salary in Alabama 20,640 45
Animal Caretaker Salary in Kansas 20,600 46
Animal Caretaker Salary in Minnesota 20,590 47
Animal Caretaker Salary in New Hampshire 20,320 48
Animal Caretaker Salary in Oklahoma 20,280 49
Animal Caretaker Salary in Utah 20,240 50
Animal Caretaker Salary in Idaho 19,990 51
Animal Caretaker Salary in Mississippi 19,950 52
Animal Caretaker Salary in Arkansas 19,650 53
Animal Caretaker Salary in Puerto Rico 17,410 54

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics