Animal Keeper Head Salary in United States

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Animal Keeper Head in United States

The average salary of a(n) Animal Keeper Head in United States is $37,675.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Animal Keeper Head in United States is $18.11.

The average bonus of a(n) Animal Keeper Head in United States is $633.00.

Job Description:

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in care and exhibition of birds and animals at establishments, such as zoos or circuses. Studies animals to detect signs of illness and consults with veterinarian to determine type of medication or treatment required. Evaluates cages, grottos, and pens for cleanliness and structural defects. Assigns workers to various tasks, and oversees treatment, preparation of food, feeding of animals, and maintenance and repair of animal quarters. Specifies type of animal to exhibit in zoo and location of exhibit, according to weather, animal behavior characteristics, and physical condition. Performs other duties as described under supervisor. May hire, train, and discharge workers. May keep time records and prepare supply requisitions and reports. May coordinate training of animals for circus performance. May give lectures to public to stimulate interest in animals. Less

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in care and exhibition of birds and animals at establishments, such as zoos or circuses. Studies animals to detect signs of illness and consults with veterinarian to determine type of medication or treatment... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Animal Keeper Head?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in United States

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Animal Keeper Head in United States

Curator Of Mammals - Bronx Zoo, NY

Wildlife Conservation Society

The successful candidate must have a very strong background in animal management and be capable of managing an extremely large, diverse animal collection and...

View job on Indeed.com

Seasonal Hospital/Animal Keeper - Wilmington, DE

State of Delaware

Responds to medical conditions of zoo animals and is liaison with Head Vet Tech and Veterinarian. Monitors animals under anesthesia (TPR,EKG)....

View job on Indeed.com

Aquarist (Natural Science Curator I) - Manteo, NC

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Providing animal behavioral training and enrichment programs for various collection animals. Determining individual animal nutritional needs, securing,...

View job on Indeed.com

Elephant Keeper - Omaha, NE

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Public training demonstrations and keeper chats. Qualified candidates will possess at least 2 years of paid experience in animal husbandry at an AZA accredited...

View job on Indeed.com

Animal Keeper I - Mixed Species/Giraffe - Dallas, TX

Dallas Zoo Management, Inc.

Animal Keeper I - Mixed Species/Giraffe. Animal Keepers participate in operant conditioning and husbandry programs, provide approved environmental enrichment,...

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x