Animal Trainer salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 283 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Animal Trainers make?
The average total salary for a Animal Trainer is $35,500 per year. This is based on data from 283 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Animal Trainer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Animal Trainer salary can vary between $18,000 to $61,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Animal Trainer salary by company

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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Orange County, FL
24 income tax records
$25K – $57K
Georgia Aquarium, Cobb County, GA
10 income tax records
$33K – $49K

Animal Trainer demographics in United States

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67% are single
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33% are married
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22% have kids
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36% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Animal Trainers in United States

283 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a animal trainer in the United States is $35,500 per year. Animal trainer salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $61,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 283 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as animal trainer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for animal trainers in the United States: Orlando Metro Area, FL ($39,000 a year), Atlanta Metro Area, GA ($38,000 a year), and San Antonio Metro Area, TX ($38,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.