Animal Behaviorist Salary

How much does an Animal Behaviorist make?

The average Animal Behaviorist in the US makes $49,641. The average bonus for an Animal Behaviorist is $293 which represents 1% of their salary, with 100% of people reporting that they receive a bonus each year. Animal Behaviorists make the most in San Francisco, CA at $74,499, averaging total compensation 50% greater than the US average.

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The average animal-behaviorist in the US makes $49,641

Salary Ranges for Animal Behaviorists

The salaries of Animal Behaviorists in the US range from $10,097 to $252,865 , with a median salary of $45,790 . The middle 57% of Animal Behaviorists makes between $45,790 and $114,501, with the top 86% making $252,865.

How much tax will you have to pay as an Animal Behaviorist

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, Animal Behaviorists could expect to have a take-home pay of $42,780/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $1,783*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Animal Behaviorist

With a take-home pay of roughly $3,565/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, an Animal Behaviorist would pay 70.29% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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