Animal Technician, Sr. Salary in District of Columbia

How much does an Animal Technician, Sr. make in District of Columbia? The average Animal Technician, Sr. salary in District of Columbia is $50,307 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $47,529 and $53,551. 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, Sr. provides daily care for research animals of various species. Cleans and disinfects cages and equipment. Being an Animal Technician, Sr. 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, Sr. 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, Sr. works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be an Animal Technician, Sr. typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $50,053 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $50,053 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $50,053 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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