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
North Carolina $59,380
Washington $57,480
Idaho $57,170
Missouri $54,400
Tennessee $53,850
California $50,320
Pennsylvania $46,640
Virginia $43,910
Minnesota $43,260
Florida $41,110
New York $40,540
Oklahoma $40,090
South Dakota $39,430
New Jersey $37,980
Wisconsin $37,080
Kentucky $36,520
Iowa $30,430
Texas $29,990
Michigan $29,680
Illinois $22,880

How do animal breeder salaries compare to similar careers?

Animal breeders earn 21% 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 $65K
Aquacultural manager salary $73K
Zoologist salary $65K
Fish and game warden salary $61K
Animal breeder salary $40K
Animal control worker salary $39K
Exterminator salary $38K
Veterinary technologist salary $37K
Animal trainer salary $31K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)