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Animal Shelter Manager Salary

Animal Shelter Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $38K annually. Pay generally varies between $22K and $56K per year. The majority of Animal Shelter Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly two in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and about two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Female Animal Shelter Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent.
$24,899 - $60,638
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,899 - $60,638  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97.21  
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$22,269 - $55,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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$9.20 - $21.26  
   
Overtime
$15.65 - $21.66  
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$0.00 - $97.21  
   
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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$22,269 - $55,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $34K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $36K on average. For Animal Shelter Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $44K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $30K by contrast.

Experience Affects Animal Shelter Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 40%