What is the average annual salary for Animal Technician?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Animal Technician may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Animal Technician in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Animal Technician in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Animal Technician in the United States is $33,441 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $33,441.
Provides daily care for research animals. Cleans cages and equipment and monitors the health and well being of the animals. Responsible for coordinating with supervisors on operational and technical duties and may perform simple surgery and post-operative care. May transport animals to and from laboratories. Requires a high school diploma with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
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