Animal breeder earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Animal breeder salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Kentucky $36,210
California $32,720
Missouri $34,410
Wisconsin $37,680
Michigan $28,630
Iowa $29,930
North Carolina $29,270
New Jersey $28,280

How do animal breeder salaries compare to similar careers?

Animal breeders earn 13% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than animal scientists but more than animal trainers.

Career Median Salary
Animal scientist salary $61K
Zoologist salary $62K
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Wildlife enforcement officer salary $56K
Marine biologist salary $35K
Animal breeder salary $38K
Exterminator salary $32K
Aquarist salary $28K
Animal control worker salary $36K
Animal trainer salary $29K