How much does an Animal Care Technician II make in the United States? The average Animal Care Technician II salary in the United States is $46,710 as of November 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $44,130 and $49,710. 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% $44,130 10% $41,781 90% $52,441 75% $49,710 $46,710 50%(Median)
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Licensed Veterinary Technician (Sign-On Bonus)

Westarbor Animal Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI

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Doral Centre Animal Hospital - Johnstown, OH

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The Animal Care Technician II 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 II may transport animals to and from laboratories. Responsible for coordinating with supervisors on operational and technical duties and performs more advanced surgical procedures and post-operative care. In addition, Animal Care Technician II requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Animal Care Technician II gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as an Animal Care Technician II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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