Animal Technician, Sr. Salary in the United States

How much does an Animal Technician, Sr. make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Animal Technician, Sr. in the United States is $21 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $20 and $23. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Animal Technician, Sr. provides daily care for research animals. Cleans cages and equipment and monitors the health and well being of the animals. Being an Animal Technician, Sr. is responsible for coordinating with supervisors on operational and technical duties and performs more advanced surgical procedures and post-operative care. May transport animals to and from laboratories. Additionally, Animal Technician, Sr. requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Animal Technician, Sr. gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Animal Technician, Sr. typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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