Animal Trainer Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Animal Trainer in United States

The average salary of a(n) Animal Trainer in United States is $36,383.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Animal Trainer in United States is $17.49.

The average bonus of a(n) Animal Trainer in United States is $662.00.

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Tames and conducts training of animals to obey commands, compete in shows, or perform tricks to entertain audiences. Observes animals to determine temperament, ability, and aptitude for training. Leads training program to develop desired behavior. May organize format of show. May conduct show. May cue or signal animals during performance. May rehearse animals according to script for motion picture or television film or stage or circus program. May train guard dog to protect property. May teach guide dog and master to function as team. May feed, exercise, and give general care to animals. May observe animal's physical condition to detect illness or unhealthy condition requiring medical care. Less

Tames and conducts training of animals to obey commands, compete in shows, or perform tricks to entertain audiences. Observes animals to determine temperament, ability, and aptitude for training. Leads training program to develop desired behavior. May organize format of show.... More

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