Salary for First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers

Also known as:  Animal Caretaker Supervisor, Aquacultural Worker Supervisor, Corn Crop Supervisor, Corral Boss, Cranberry Bog Supervisor, Farm Supervisor, Farrowing Manager, Feed Manager, Fish Hatchery Supervisor, Harvest Crew Supervisor helps agriculture and food professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers directly supervise activities of an animal husbandry or of animal care workers. They may also coordinate activities. The tasks that are needed to perform the job include observing animals for signs of illness and injury, monitoring their care, training workers in proper animal care procedures and treating illness and injury. A college degree is required to work in this position, with a 4-year degree preferred. An expected growth rate in these lines of work is as high as 13%.

A Animal Husbandry/Animal Care First-Line Supervisor can get an average pay level between 32000 to 48000 depending on the level of education. First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers will usually earn salaries of Forty Three Thousand Five Hundred dollars per year.

First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers can receive the highest pay in Nevada, where they can get average job salaries of near $58090. Employees who work in this career can obtain the highest salaries in Construction, where they can receive average wages of $55110.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 12.99 percent nationwide in that time.
First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $55,110
Construction $49,960
Manufacturing $49,090
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $48,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $47,090
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $47,040
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $40,020
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $41,940
Other Services (except Public Administration) $43,240
Wholesale Trade $44,300
Educational Services $44,360
Transportation and Warehousing $45,170