How much does an Animal Care Technician I make in the United States? The average Animal Care Technician I salary in the United States is $38,400 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $37,000 and $42,790. 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. 

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25% $37,000 10% $35,725 90% $46,787 75% $42,790 $38,400 50%(Median)
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The Animal Care Technician I cleans cages and equipment and monitors the health and well being of the animals. Provides daily care for research animals. Being an Animal Care Technician I may transport animals to and from laboratories. Responsible for coordinating with supervisors on operational and technical duties and performs simple surgery and post-operative care. In addition, Animal Care Technician I requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Animal Care Technician I 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 2021

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