The salary statistics of nonfarm animal caretakers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of nonfarm animal caretakers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The nonfarm animal caretakers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nonfarm animal caretakers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) nonfarm animal caretakers is $33,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,750. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 102% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for nonfarm animal caretakers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 4.04%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.12%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 0.92% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.20%.
|Animal Trainers|| |
|Nonfarm Animal Caretakers|| |
The average salaries of nonfarm animal caretakers in 14 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for nonfarm animal caretakers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $31,930. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $19,210).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only nonfarm animal caretakers 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 nonfarm animal caretakers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,810 to $25,540. The highest paying state for nonfarm animal caretakers is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $25,540. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,810. For more salary information of nonfarm animal caretakers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |