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Average Animal Shelter Manager Salary

$36,460
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$514
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The average salary for an Animal Shelter Manager is $36,460.
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$28k
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$36k
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$52k
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What Do Animal Shelter Managers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Animal Shelter Manager

3.9 out of 5
(48)
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What Are Popular Skills for Animal Shelter Managers?

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).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Animal Shelter Managers?

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 $34,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Animal Shelter Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,071 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Animal Shelter Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,808 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Animal Shelter Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,262 based on 52 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 57.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (37.1% more) and Sarasota, Florida (31.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Petoskey, Michigan (16.3% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 171 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
31.6%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
30.4%
Late Career
11.1%