How much does a Animal Care Technician make?

Updated Jan 6, 2022

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$33,022 /yr
Average Base Pay

555 salaries

$24K

Low

$33K

Average

$45K

High

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How much does a Animal Care Technician make? The national average salary for a Animal Care Technician is $33,022 in United States. Filter by location to see Animal Care Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 555 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animal Care Technician employees.

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$24,575

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$25,079

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Animal Care Technician in United States of America

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Animal Care Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$29,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Animal Care Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Animal Care Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Kennel Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$9

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Pet Care Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Charles River Laboratories
3.3

Charles River Laboratories

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

The Jackson Laboratory
3.8

The Jackson Laboratory

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

Taconic Biosciences
3

Taconic Biosciences

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Memorial Sloan Kettering
4

Memorial Sloan Kettering

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $19 - $24

$19

$24

$19 - $24 Range

Oregon Humane Society
3.9

Oregon Humane Society

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

ASPCA
3.8

ASPCA

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $27

$14

$27

$14 - $27 Range

Best Friends Pet Care
2.5

Best Friends Pet Care

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $15

$8

$15

$8 - $15 Range

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Envigo ++++
2.7

Envigo ++++

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Best Friends Pet Care
2.5

Best Friends Pet Care

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $10 - $12

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Weill Cornell Medical College
4

Weill Cornell Medical College

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $21

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

Houston SPCA
2.7

Houston SPCA

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $14

$11

$14

$11 - $14 Range

Emory University
4.2

Emory University

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $27

$14

$27

$14 - $27 Range

Labcorp
3.8

Labcorp

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

SoBran
2.8

SoBran

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

University of Pittsburgh
4.1

University of Pittsburgh

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Wisconsin Humane Society
3.9

Wisconsin Humane Society

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

PsychoGenics
4.6

PsychoGenics

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $22

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

CityVet
3.9

CityVet

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $13

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
1.6

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

Animal Care Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Animal Care Technician salaries

The national average salary for an Animal Care Technician is $33,022 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Animal Care Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 555 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Animal Care Technician employees.

The highest salary for an Animal Care Technician in United States is $44,858 per year.

The lowest salary for an Animal Care Technician in United States is $24,308 per year.

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