Animal Technician Salary

The average pay for an Animal Technician is $14.74 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$27,459 - $51,699
$27K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $31,407
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$10.12 - $22.20
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.35
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$0$51K
Salary $27,459 - $51,699
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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$21,677 - $47,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $10.12 - $22.20
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $0.75 - $40.41
Annual Data $0$47K
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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$21,677 - $47,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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United States (change)

Job Description for Animal 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.

Animal Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Animal Technician

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Animal Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 23%
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