Animal Shelter Manager Salary

Animal Shelter Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $36K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Work is enjoyable for Animal Shelter Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Animal Shelter Managers (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Just over two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under a fourth collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$25,771 - $52,029
$26K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,833
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50%
90%

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$9.34 - $24.24
$9
$13
$24
MEDIAN: $13.24
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$0$52K
Salary $25,771 - $52,029
Bonus $1,474
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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$20,990 - $51,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.34 - $24.24
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $1,474
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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$20,990 - $51,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Animal Shelter Manager

Generally, animal shelter managers work an above-average number of hours per week due to the job's intense nature and the urgent care required for many animals. This can mean some managers will need to be on-call during "unsocial hours" should emergency situations arise.

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Pay by Experience Level for Animal Shelter Manager

Pay by Experience for an Animal Shelter Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Animal Shelter Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Animal Shelter Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Animal Shelter Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 20 salaries. An Animal Shelter Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 8 salaries.

Animal Shelter Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Animal Shelter Manager?

Animal Shelter Manager in Bloomington:
"Keep it positive."
Be open to innovation. Listen to your customers. Be kind.

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Key Stats for Animal Shelter Manager

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Animal Shelter Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Animal Shelter Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲34%

Budget Management
▲30%

People Management
▲5%

National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 60%