Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Animal Control Officers. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $28K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $30K. Animal Control Officers see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Animal Control Officers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $44K.