Nonfarm Animal Caretakers Salary Information in Florida

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 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nonfarm Animal Caretakers in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nonfarm animal caretakers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$22,370
2.91% 11.76%
2016
$21,720
4.28% -
2015
$20,790
0.34% -
2014
$20,720
3.33% -
2013
$20,030
1.45% -
2012
$19,740
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nonfarm Animal Caretakers in Florida Cities

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
$29,080
Naples-Marco Island
$24,810
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$24,670
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$24,640
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$24,470
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$23,990
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$23,920
Ocala
$23,200
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$22,890
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$22,890
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$22,770
Punta Gorda
$22,690
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$22,090
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$21,340
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$21,010
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$20,900
Jacksonville
$20,900
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$20,870
Tallahassee
$20,240
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$19,800
Gainesville
$19,780
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$19,710
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$19,650
Palm Coast
$19,460
Port St Lucie
$19,250
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$19,090




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