The average annual and hourly salaries for nonfarm animal caretakers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nonfarm animal caretakers amongst Florida areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$18,180|
|25th Percentile Wage||$19,320|
|50th Percentile Wage||$22,370|
|75th Percentile Wage||$27,630|
|90th Percentile Wage||$34,040|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nonfarm animal caretakers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $34,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $22,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,180.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nonfarm animal caretakers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nonfarm animal caretakers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nonfarm animal caretakers in state of Florida ranges from $19,090 to $29,080. The highest paying area for nonfarm animal caretakers in Florida is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,080. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Naples-Marco Island (mean annual salary $24,810). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $19,090.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Palm Coast|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |