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Animal Breeders in California

Animal Breeders in California

Considering a career as an Animal Breeder in California?

$35,490 Median Salary
  • Animal Breeders in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Animal Breeders Work in California?

There were approximately 250 workers employed as Animal Breeders in this state in 2018.

There were 220 Animal Breeders employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 85 Animal Breeders working in it, which means California has more Animal Breeders than average.


What do Animal Breeders Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Animal Breeders ranged from $25,700 to $60,490 with $35,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.35 to $29.08. The median hourly rate was $17.06.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.26 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.20.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top States for Animal Breeders Employment

View the list below to see where most Animal Breeders work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Wisconsin 280 $37,080
California 250 $35,490
New York 170 $40,640
Iowa 160 $30,430
Ohio 90 $61,830
Washington 80 $57,480
South Dakota 70 $39,430
Texas 70 $33,120
Kentucky 40 $36,520
Missouri 40 $54,400

Below are the states where Animal Breeders get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Ohio $61,830
Washington $57,480
Missouri $54,400
Tennessee $53,850
Virginia $43,910
Florida $41,110
New York $40,640
South Dakota $39,430
New Jersey $37,980
Wisconsin $37,080


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