Taxidermist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Taxidermist is $28,734 per year.
Taxidermist Salary (?
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$17,566 - $55,000
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MEDIAN: $28,733
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Taxidermist Salary (?
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$8.98 - $49.66
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$17,566 - $55,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
Total Pay (?
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$17,987 - $60,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$8.98 - $49.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
   
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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$17,987 - $60,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Taxidermist

A taxidermist works to preserve the skins of dead animals in a lifelike manner. Some taxidermists work at preserving lifelike representations of wildlife for nature centers or museums. They work in on-site workshops with museum curators and wildlife experts to create informational exhibits. They often work a standard business work week of Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 88%
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