Animal Technician, Sr. Salary in the United States

How much does an Animal Technician, Sr. make in the United States? The average Animal Technician, Sr. salary in the United States is $44,591 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $42,135 and $47,466. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Animal Technician, Sr. provides daily care for research animals. Cleans cages and equipment and monitors the health and well being of the animals. Being an Animal Technician, Sr. is responsible for coordinating with supervisors on operational and technical duties and performs more advanced surgical procedures and post-operative care. May transport animals to and from laboratories. Additionally, Animal Technician, Sr. requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Animal Technician, Sr. gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Animal Technician, Sr. typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019

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    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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    Laboratory Assistant III

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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