Animal Control Investigator Salary

How much does an Animal Control Investigator earn in the United States?

As of January 26, 2024, an Animal Control Investigator in the United States earns an average salary of $36,668 per year.
An Animal Control Investigator's salary can be paid hourly, weekly or monthly depending on the company and job type. Most part-time jobs will be paid hourly or weekly. Using the salary calculator, the average pay comes out to be about $18 an hour, $705/week, or $3,056/month.
The average salary of an Animal Control Investigator ranges from $33,659 to $40,567. The average salary range for an Animal Control Investigator varies widely, which indicates that there are many opportunities for advancement, promotions, and salary increases. These opportunities depend on many factors, including skills, education, certifications, location, and years of experience.
According to job salary data displays, Animal Control Investigator in District of Columbia and California are high in demand. Animal Control Investigator in District of Columbia earn an average salary of $40,819 per year, which is $4,151(11.32%) more than the national average of $36,668. District of Columbia is ranked as the top salary of an Animal Control Investigator nationwide.

What is the Average Animal Control Investigator Salary by City?

Below is a list of the average salaries for an Animal Control Investigator in 10 cities in the United States. We've identified 353 cities where the typical salary for an Animal Control Investigator job is above the national average. The highest paying city for an Animal Control Investigator is in San Jose, CA, and the average salary for an Animal Control Investigator job is $46,018, which is higher than the national average.
This is followed by Santa Clara, CA and Fremont, CA in second and third places, which beat the national average by $9,350(25.5%) and $9,233(25.18%) respectively. In fourth place is San Francisco, CA, which pays $9,167(25%), above the national average. Daly City, CA, Oakland, CA and Berkeley, CA continue the rankings.
Based on the summary of average salaries paid by cities, the Animal Control Investigator job market in San Jose, CA is relatively active with a higher-paying salary compared to other cities in the United States.
Finally, Animal Control Investigator jobs pay differently based on the city, even if they are in the same state. The cost of living might be a key factor when considering the location and salary of an Animal Control Investigator position.
CITY Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
San Jose $46,018 $3,835 $885 $22
Santa Clara $46,018 $3,835 $885 $22
Fremont $45,901 $3,825 $883 $22
San Francisco $45,835 $3,820 $881 $22
Daly City $45,835 $3,820 $881 $22
Oakland $44,735 $3,728 $860 $22
Berkeley $44,735 $3,728 $860 $22
Hayward $44,647 $3,721 $859 $21
Union City $43,085 $3,590 $829 $21
West New York $43,085 $3,590 $829 $21

What Similar Jobs are Paid to Animal Control Investigator in the U.S.?

There are 11 jobs that we find are related to the Animal Control Investigator job category,these similar jobs include Animal Control Officer,Animal Control Specialist,Animal Control Worker,Animal Control Deputy,Animal Control Inspector,Animal Control Supervisor,Animal Control Technician,Animal Care and Control Officer,Infection Control Researcher/Investigator,Investigator,and Animal Scientist I.
All of these 11 jobs are paid between $25,163 to $107,360, and the Infection Control Researcher/Investigator gets the highest paid with $107,360 from them. Those similar job salaries are paid differently by many factors such as company size, department base, responsibility, and others. If you're qualified to be hired for one of these similar jobs to the Animal Control Investigator, you could refer to the below list of job salaries based on market prices in the United States.
JOB TITLE Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Animal Control Officer $60,951 $5,079 $1,172 $29
Animal Control Specialist $33,500 $2,792 $644 $16
Animal Control Worker $25,163 $2,097 $484 $12
Animal Control Deputy $32,786 $2,732 $630 $16
Animal Control Inspector $36,668 $3,056 $705 $18
Animal Control Supervisor $43,243 $3,604 $832 $21
Animal Control Technician $30,331 $2,528 $583 $15
Animal Care and Control Officer $71,400 $5,950 $1,373 $34
Infection Control Researcher/Investigator $107,360 $8,947 $2,065 $52
Investigator $59,343 $4,945 $1,141 $29
Animal Scientist I $55,919 $4,660 $1,075 $27
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