Average Animal Shelter Manager Salary

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The average salary for an Animal Shelter Manager is $36,272.
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Popular Skills for Animal Shelter Manager

Skills in Animal Care, Operations Management, People Management and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Animal Shelter Manager

An entry-level Animal Shelter Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $32,000 based on 24 salaries. An early career Animal Shelter Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,603 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Animal Shelter Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,089 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Animal Shelter Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,149 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $42,729.
Employees with Animal Shelter Manager in their job title in Danbury, Connecticut earn an average of 58.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (37.8% more) and Sarasota, Florida (32.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (21.5% less), Petoskey, Michigan (15.9% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (3.0% less).

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