Average Animal Caretaker Hourly Pay

$12.32
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$8.66
MEDIAN
$12.32
90%
$18.49

The average hourly pay for an Animal Caretaker is $12.32

Hourly Rate
$9 - $18
Bonus
$1 - $1k
Total Pay
$18k - $41k
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What Do Animal Caretakers Do?

Animal Caretaker Tasks
  • Feed, water, inspect, and observe animals according to schedules.
  • Clean supplies, equipment, cages/stalls/kennels and physical environment of animals.
  • Groom, bathe, maintain and treat animals, calling veterinarians when required.
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Job Satisfaction for Animal Caretaker

3.7 out of 5
(40)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 40 responses, the job of Animal Caretaker has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.74 out of 5. On average, Animal Caretakers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
79.3%
Male
19.6%
Prefer to self-define
1.1%
This data is based on 92 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

38%

Dental

27%

Vision

21%

None

61%