Salary for Animal Breeders

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Also known as:  Animal Breeder, Cat Breeder, Dairy Husbandry Worker, Dog Breeder, Equine Breeder, Horse Breeder, Livestock Breeder, Poultry Inseminator, Stallion Manager

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Animal breeders mate and breed various types of animals. In order to work as an animal breeder it is necessary to understand animals and how to properly breed and care for them. Understanding how they mate is also important to work in the position. There are no educational requirements for the position. Breeders can breed anything from a dog to cattle and sell the animals for profit. Breeders can work for themselves as well as for large companies and must also be willing to care for the new animals once they are born.

A Animal Breeder will usually earn a compensation of around $24,060 and $64,680 depending on education and experience. can get wages of fourty-three thousand nine hundred and thirty dollars every year.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Pennsylvania, where they can get average job salaries of near $57,900. These professionals receive the best pay in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, where they receive normal pay levels of $45,490.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 34.04 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Animal Breeders tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
$51,900
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$45,490
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$44,200
Manufacturing
$42,010
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,310

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,310
Manufacturing
$42,010
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$44,200
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$45,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$51,900