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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1922
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Houston Zoo is made up of many moving parts. We have over 6,000 permanent residents (our animals) for whom we provide housing, meals, medical care and, yes, even education! There are over over 1.84 million guests each year who come to experience our incredible variety of animals and ecosystems, as well as attend special private and public events and entertainment. Our... More

Mission: The Houston Zoo provides a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world.

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Employees say it's “OK”   16 ratings


74% Approve of the CEO   14 ratings

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Deborah M. Cannon

President and CEO

Great cultural asset to the City of Houston that is undergoing a major transformation - honored to be a part of it.

  Current Director of Corporate Partnerships in Houston, TX

Pros: People. Culture. You're surrounded by animals! Work-life balance is OK. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Houston, TX Sep 2010 – Reviewed Aug 19, 2011

Interview Details – Interviewed with Vice president of operations , then interviewed with manager of departmentFull Interview

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Houston Zoo Awards & Accolades

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Crystal Award - Logo Design/Corporate Identity, American Marketing Association Houston Chapter, 2013
Crystal Awards - Marketing Campaign, Nonprofit, American Marketing Association Houston, 2013
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