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Animal Breeders in Missouri

Animal Breeders in Missouri

Is Missouri a good place for you to work as an Animal Breeder?

14.3% Jobs Projection
$54,400 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Animal Breeders in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Animal Breeders in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Animal Breeders in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Animal Breeders Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 40 workers employed as Animal Breeders in this state in 2018.

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


Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Animal Breeders in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.2%.


Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 160 jobs for Missouri Animal Breeders in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,400 annual jobs and 9,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Animal Breeders Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Animal Breeders ranged from $24,840 to $62,710 with $54,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.94 to $30.15. The median hourly rate was $26.16.

The median salary in Missouri 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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