The average rate for a Pet Care Attendant is $9.27 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$8.00 - $11.43
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $11.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$13.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$16,678 - $24,509  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Job Description for Pet Care Attendant

Generally, pet care attendants work in animal shelters, veterinary offices, and occasionally pet-boarding facilities. They are primarily responsible for looking after pets, as well as cleaning cages, ensuring pets are fed properly, walking them or ensuring exercise, and checking for signs of illness.

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Pet Care Attendant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pet Care Attendant at PetSmart Inc.?

Pet Care Attendant in Watchung:
"Good work environment."
Pros: Friendly environment. Love working with the animals. Keeps you busy. Flexible hours.
Cons: Not enough hours. Rude customers.

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Key Stats for Pet Care Attendant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pet Care Attendant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Pet Care Attendant Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Cleaning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$19,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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