Animal Health Technician Salary

An Animal Health Technician earns an average salary of $36,121 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$32,556 - $78,611
$36K
MEDIAN: $36,121
50%

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$11.79 - $18.32
$16
MEDIAN: $16.25
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$36,121  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,080 - $124,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,080 - $124,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Animal Health Technician

  • Feed and water animals.
  • Record feedings, changes in behavior and other activities.
  • Observe and monitor behavior.
  • Clean animal cages or enclosures and change bedding materials.

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Key Stats for Animal Health Technician

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Animal Health Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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