How much does a Animal Technician make? The median annual Animal Technician salary is $36,039, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $34,713-$40,146, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 annual pay for a typical Animal Technician in the United States is $36,039, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Animal Technician in the United States are expected to make less than $36,039.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Animal Technician that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Animal Technician are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
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 performs simple surgery and post-operative care. May transport animals to and from laboratories. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. 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. View full job description