Animal Breeders Salary Information

The salary statistics of animal breeders are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of animal breeders within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The animal breeders annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Animal Breeders Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,590
25th Percentile Wage
$29,030
50th Percentile Wage
$37,560
75th Percentile Wage
$52,640
90th Percentile Wage
$69,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for animal breeders. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) animal breeders is $69,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,590. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 170% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,560
4.98% 8.81%
2016
$35,690
-10.34% -
2015
$39,380
-1.57% -
2014
$40,000
5.12% -
2013
$37,950
9.75% -
2012
$34,250
- -

Table 2. Animal Breeders Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of animal breeders in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for animal breeders occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $41,730. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $29,360).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$41,730
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$39,500
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,900
Wholesale Trade
$29,360

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Animal Breeders by States

From the above tables we note that not only animal breeders salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of animal breeders in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,970 to $62,060. The highest paying state for animal breeders is Ohio with a median annual salary of $62,060. The lowest paying state is Florida with a median annual salary of $25,970. For more salary information of animal breeders profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Ohio
$62,060
Washington
$57,730
Nebraska
$55,480
New York
$50,610
Texas
$48,500
Virginia
$42,820
New Jersey
$40,660
South Dakota
$39,090
Wisconsin
$38,820
California
$37,990
Kentucky
$36,210
Maryland
$35,910
Missouri
$34,410
North Carolina
$29,270
Michigan
$28,910
Iowa
$28,460
Indiana
$28,270
Florida
$25,970



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