Taxidermist Salary in Colorado - State Average

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Average Salary for Taxidermist in Colorado - State Average

The average salary of a(n) Taxidermist in Colorado - State Average is $48,143.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Taxidermist in Colorado - State Average is $23.15.

The average bonus of a(n) Taxidermist in Colorado - State Average is $1,309.00.

Job Description:

Repairs, prepares, stuffs, and mounts skins of birds, fish, or animals in lifelike form. Reproduces specimens by molding and casting with plaster, plastic, or paper-mache. Typically requires a combination of over two years of directly related training and/or experience. Takes measurements and notes features of specimens. Removes skin from dead body with special knives, scissors, and pliers, taking care to preserve skin, hair, and feathers in natural state. Rubs preservative solutions into skin. Forms body foundation by building upon wire foundation with paper-mache and adhesive tape, or from a plaster or plastic mold, to give natural attitude and show form and muscles of specimen. Covers foundation with skin, using specified adhesive or modeling clay. Affixes eyes, teeth, and claws; dresses feathers, and brushes fur to enhance lifelike appearance of specimen. May mount specimen in case with representations of natural surroundings. May make plaster cast of specimen to enhance physical details preparatory to making paper-mache mold. May dress-out, preserve, or otherwise prepare animal carcasses preparatory to scientific or exhibition purposes. May rebuild skeletons for research or display. Less

Repairs, prepares, stuffs, and mounts skins of birds, fish, or animals in lifelike form. Reproduces specimens by molding and casting with plaster, plastic, or paper-mache. Typically requires a combination of over two years of directly related training and/or experience. Takes... More

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