2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Animal Breeders select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree.
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- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Animal Breeders with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $24,060 to $30,500 per year or $12 to $15 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Animal Breeders to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$31||$64,680|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$26||$54,530|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$20||$40,770|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$15||$30,500|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$12||$24,060|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as an Animal Breeder is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like PA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at PA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Animal Breeders are in the states of PA, ID, NY, CA and WI.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Animal Slaughtering and Processing||$48230||$23.19|
|Support Activities for Animal Production||$45490||$21.87|
|Other Personal Services||$45060||$21.66|