Career Attributes

  • $20,005
  • 4.4
  • Animal Sciences
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How much does a Wildlife Rehabilitator make in the United States?

Average Wildlife Rehabilitator Yearly Salary in the United States

Wildlife Rehabilitators earn an average yearly salary of $20,005. Salaries typically start from $10,400 and go up to $27,040.

Average Wildlife Rehabilitator Hourly Wage in the United States

Wildlife Rehabilitators earn an average hourly wage of $9.62. Hourly wages typically start from $5.00 and go up to $13.00.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

30%
Full-Time
70%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.5
SCORE
60
RATINGS
Wildlife Rehabilitators average a score of 2.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Wildlife Rehabilitators in the 5th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Wildlife Rehabilitator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Wildlife Rehabilitator Earnings

The highest earning Wildlife Rehabilitators in the United States earn:

$13.00
an hour
$27,040
per year
Senior Wildlife Rehabilitator Earnings

Senior Wildlife Rehabilitators in the United States earn:

$12.50
an hour
$26,000
per year
Experienced Wildlife Rehabilitator Earnings

Experienced Wildlife Rehabilitators in the United States earn:

$10.00
an hour
$20,800
per year
Junior Wildlife Rehabilitator Earnings

Junior Wildlife Rehabilitators in the United States earn:

$5.00
an hour
$10,400
per year
Starting Wildlife Rehabilitator Earnings

Starting Wildlife Rehabilitators in the United States earn:

$5.00
an hour
$10,400
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Wildlife Rehabilitator Salary Comparison

Wildlife Rehabilitators earn more than 7% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Farmer Salary $23k
Aquarist Salary $23k
Equestrian Salary $22k
Zoo Educator Salary $21k
Organic Farmer Salary $21k
Wildlife Rehabilitator Salary $20k
Kennel Technician Salary $19k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

  • $20,005
  • 4.4
  • Animal Sciences
More Attributes