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Pet Shop Workers

Earnings

Entry-level pet shop workers usually start at minimum wage ($7.25 an hour, or $15,080 annually). The U.S. Department of Labor reports the May 2015 median annual salary for all retail sales workers, which included those who worked pet stores, was $21,780. The lowest 10 percent earned $17,360 or less annually, and the top 10 percent earned $40,200 or more. Nonfarm animal caretakers earned salaries that ranged from less than $17,160 to $34,780 or more. 

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