Animal caretaker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Animal caretaker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $28,680
Alabama $17,235
Arkansas $21,190
Arizona $27,241
California $26,320
Colorado $24,050
Connecticut $26,834
District of Columbia $35,530
Delaware $21,800
Florida $22,980
Georgia $22,440
Guam $22,270
Hawaii $29,954
Iowa $24,507
Idaho $23,360
Illinois $22,469
Indiana $22,666
Kansas $21,833
Kentucky $20,862
Louisiana $21,570
Massachusetts $27,590
Maryland $25,260
Maine $23,450
Michigan $22,440
Minnesota $26,470
Missouri $21,460
Mississippi $20,520
Montana $23,490
North Carolina $22,070
North Dakota $23,230
Nebraska $23,570
New Hampshire $23,080
New Jersey $23,960
New Mexico $24,380
Nevada $22,580
New York $25,830
Ohio $21,200
Oklahoma $22,050
Oregon $24,880
Pennsylvania $24,221
Puerto Rico $18,500
Rhode Island $24,520
South Carolina $20,990
South Dakota $21,430
Tennessee $21,820
Texas $22,030
Utah $23,140
Virginia $22,730
Virgin Islands $25,600
Vermont $24,780
Washington $27,130
Wisconsin $21,000
West Virginia $21,860
Wyoming $21,480

How do animal caretaker salaries compare to similar careers?

Animal caretakers earn 29% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than animal control workers.

Career Median Salary
Animal control worker salary $38K
Exterminator salary $38K
Animal trainer salary $30K
Veterinary technologist salary $30K
Veterinary assistant salary $23K
Animal caretaker salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)