Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Pet Care Attendant is $11.28
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pet Care Attendants?
An entry-level Pet Care Attendant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.22 based on 10 salaries. An early career Pet Care Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.05 based on 45 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Pet Care Attendants Do?
Generally, pet care attendants work in animal shelters, veterinary offices, and occasionally pet-boarding facilities. They are primarily responsible for looking after pets, as well as cleaning cages, ensuring pets are fed properly, walking them or ensuring exercise, and checking for signs of illness.
Some employers, particularly vet offices, may require these attendants to ensure that the building is clean or hold animals while medicine or shots are administered. They may also be in charge of …Read more