Animal breeder earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Animal breeder salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Ohio $61,830
Washington $57,480
Missouri $54,400
Virginia $43,910
New York $40,640
New Jersey $37,980
Tennessee $53,850
Kentucky $36,520
Wisconsin $37,080
Texas $33,120
California $35,490
Florida $41,110
South Dakota $39,430
Iowa $30,430
Michigan $29,680

How do animal breeder salaries compare to similar careers?

Animal breeders earn 12% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than zoologists but more than aquarists.

Career Median Salary
Zoologist salary $63K
Animal scientist salary $58K
Fish and game warden salary $58K
Commercial fisherman salary $37K
Marine biologist salary $32K
Animal breeder salary $37K
Animal control worker salary $36K
Exterminator salary $35K
Wildlife rehabilitator salary $28K
Aquarist salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)