Animal Behaviorist Salary

An Animal Behaviorist earns an average salary of $29,967 per year.

$29,312 - $58,958
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,496
50%

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Salary $30,496
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$20,940 - $64,564
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Animal Behaviorist

Animal behaviorists are employed primarily by veterinarians, laboratories, animal shelters, pet stores, zoos, and other institutions, while some operate their own businesses. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is generally required for this position, and some employers require that animal behaviorists have Laboratory Animal Behavior Certification or Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (ACAAB) certification. Some employers also require prior commensurate experience.

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Key Stats for Animal Behaviorist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
60%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
60%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 13%