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The average kennel assistant salary in Arkansas, United States is $24,252 or an equivalent hourly rate of $12. This is 15% lower (-$4,168) than the average kennel assistant salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $376. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.
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An entry level kennel assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $19,180. On the other end, a senior level kennel assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $33,009.

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Job Description
Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks. Excludes "Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers" (31-9096).

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