The average hourly pay for a Pet Care Attendant is $9.71.
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$98 - $800
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Job Description for Pet Care Attendant
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 s…Read more
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Popular Skills for Pet Care Attendant
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Skills in Animal Care, Customer Service, Cleaning and Customer Service Metrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales.
Pay by Experience Level for Pet Care Attendant
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 $9.21 based on 43 salaries. An early career Pet Care Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.64 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Pet Care Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.19 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Pet Care Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.17 based on 8 salaries.
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