Animal Technician Salary in District of Columbia

How much does an Animal Technician make in District of Columbia? The average Animal Technician salary in District of Columbia is $41,740 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $40,205 and $46,499. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Animal Technician provides daily care for research animals of various species. Cleans and disinfects cages and equipment. Being an Animal Technician monitors the health and well being of the animals, maintains logs of animal diet, behavior, vital signs and other data. Follows standard operating procedures and all biosafety and animal welfare regulations. Additionally, Animal Technician may perform procedures to collect samples. May transport animals to and from laboratories. Requires a high school diploma. May require Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certification from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) or other certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Animal Technician works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $41,530 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $41,530 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $41,530 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $41,530 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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