Animal Trainers

Animal care and service workers provide care for animals. They feed, groom, bathe, and exercise pets and other nonfarm animals.

$28,880

Median US Salary

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Animal Trainers

Currently employed

14,340

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

22%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Animal Trainers

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Kentucky $40,070

Washington $38,780

New York $34,480

Massachusetts $34,090

Connecticut $32,960

South Carolina $32,380

California $32,280

New Jersey $31,460

Hawaii $29,790

New Mexico $29,760

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Maxxing your 401k as Animal Trainers

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

65.8%

Per paycheck

$730.89

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,110.77
Pre Tax Retirement $730.89
Before Taxes $379.88
Taxes $113.96
Take Home $265.92

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