Animal Shelter Manager Salary

Animal Shelter Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $36K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Animal Shelter Managers. The vast majority of Animal Shelter Managers (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to just over two-fifths, and one-fifth earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$23,834 - $50,745
$24K
$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,746
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50%
90%

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$7.63 - $23.00
$7
$13
$23
MEDIAN: $13.20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,834 - $50,745  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$21,104 - $50,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.63 - $23.00  
   
Overtime
$21.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,104 - $50,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Animal Shelter Manager

Generally, animal shelter managers work an above-average number of hours per week due to the job's intense nature and the urgent care required for many animals. This can mean some managers will need to be on-call during "unsocial hours" should emergency situations arise.

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Pay by Experience Level for Animal Shelter Manager

Pay by Experience for an Animal Shelter Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Animal Shelter Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Animal Shelter Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Animal Shelter Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 20 salaries. An Animal Shelter Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Animal Shelter Manager

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Animal Shelter Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Animal Shelter Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲34%

Budget Management
▲31%

People Management
▲6%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 58%
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