Animal Shelter Manager Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Animal Shelter Managers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $38K per year. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $23K and $53K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Animal Shelter Managers making up 79 percent. Some workers in this field — more than two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by more than a third. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$28,531 - $56,259

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$8.17 - $20.02

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,531 - $56,259  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97.21  
Total Pay (?
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$22,679 - $52,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.17 - $20.02  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $21.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$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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$22,679 - $52,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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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Survey results show that Animal Shelter Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Operations Management, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 26 percent, and 22 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Animal Shelter Manager

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $35K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $36K. Animal Shelter Managers see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Animal Shelter Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $34K.

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Experience Affects Animal Shelter Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Animal Shelter Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 28%

Operations Management
up arrow 26%

Budget Management
up arrow 22%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 43%
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