Zookeeper salary in California

Average salary
$44,000/yr
Based on 165 income tax records
$20,500
$63,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$20,500
$63,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Zookeepers make?
The average total salary for a Zookeeper is $44,000 per year. This is based on data from 165 TurboTax users who reported their job as Zookeeper and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Zookeeper salary can vary between $20,500 to $63,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Zookeeper salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Diego, CA
38 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$47K – $55K
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Escondido, CA
11 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$48K – $54K
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Fresno, CA
15 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$33K – $38K

Zookeeper salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Zoological Soc Of San Diego, California
62 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$49K – $55K
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Fresnos Chaffee Zoo Corp, California
20 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$33K – $36K

Zookeeper demographics in California

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73% are single
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27% are married
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18% have kids
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24% own a home

Zookeeper salaries by age in California

$0
$13,875
$27,750
$41,625
$55,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Zookeepers in California

165 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a zookeeper in California is $44,000 per year. Zookeeper salaries in California can vary between $20,500 to $63,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 165 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as zookeeper.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for zookeepers in California: San Diego, CA ($50,000 a year), Escondido, CA ($49,000 a year), and Fresno, CA ($35,000 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.