Animal Technician Salary in the United States

How much does an Animal Technician make in the United States? The average Animal Technician salary in the United States is $36,995 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $35,636 and $41,213. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Animal Technician provides daily care for research animals. Cleans cages and equipment and monitors the health and well being of the animals. Being an Animal Technician is responsible for coordinating with supervisors on operational and technical duties and performs simple surgery and post-operative care. May transport animals to and from laboratories. Additionally, Animal Technician requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Animal Technician possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Animal Technician

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Animal Technician, Sr.

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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