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Pet Caretaker Salary

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Salary Data for Pet Caretaker

$24,699 (USD)/yr

$12 (USD)/hr

$346 (USD)/yr

$24,475 (USD)/yr

$12 (USD)/hr

$346 (USD)/yr

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).
The average pet caretaker salary in United States is $24,699 or an equivalent hourly rate of $12. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $346. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$19,624 (USD)

$28,645 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$28,633 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Pet Caretaker will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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