How much does a Animal Technician make?

Updated Jun 14, 2021

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$34,917 /yr
Average Base Pay

256 salaries

$26K

Low

$35K

Average

$46K

High

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The national average salary for a Animal Technician is $34,917 in United States. Filter by location to see Animal Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 256 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animal Technician employees.

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L2
Veterinary Technician$35,869 /yr
L3
Senior Veterinary Technician$45,088 /yr
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Christensen Farms
3.3

Christensen Farms

Animal Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17
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$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.5

Charles River Laboratories

Animal Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $37

$12

$37

$12 - $37 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Animal Technician

$44,910

 /yr
Range: $37K - $53K

$37K

$53K

$36,903 - $53,266 Range

Covance
3.9

Covance

Animal Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

The Scripps Research Institute
4.1

The Scripps Research Institute

Animal Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Envigo ++++
2.7

Envigo ++++

Animal Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

UC San Diego
4.3

UC San Diego

Animal Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $16 - $29

$16

$29

$16 - $29 Range

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Petland
3.1

Petland

Animal Technician - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $13

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

Animal Humane Society
3.4

Animal Humane Society

Animal Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

The University of Kansas
4.2

The University of Kansas

Animal Technician - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $16

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

Sinclair Research Center
3.4

Sinclair Research Center

Animal Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

Laboratory Staffing
3.3

Laboratory Staffing

Animal Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Medix
3.8

Medix

Animal Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Astrix Technology Group
4.2

Astrix Technology Group

Animal Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $22

$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

NuWest Group
3.5

NuWest Group

Animal Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Humane Society of North Texas
4.2

Humane Society of North Texas

Animal Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

NYU Langone Health
4

NYU Langone Health

Animal Technician

$44,000

 /yr
Range: $42K - $45K

$42K

$45K

$41,777 - $44,852 Range

Apex Systems
3.8

Apex Systems

Animal Technician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $21 - $25

$21

$25

$21 - $25 Range

Frontage Laboratories
3.1

Frontage Laboratories

Animal Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

Yale University
4.4

Yale University

Animal Technician - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $27 - $32

$27

$32

$27 - $32 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Animal Technician salaries

The average salary for a Animal Technician is $34,917 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 256 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Animal Technician employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Animal Technician in United States is $46,331 per year.

The lowest salary for a Animal Technician in United States is $26,315 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent animal technician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$16
hourly
A Biologic Science Technician in the Bozeman, MT Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Bozeman, MT Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Government
$26
hourly
A Veterinary Technician, LVT in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
A Veterinary Technician, LVT in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Veterinary Technician in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Per Diem
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$27
hourly
A Veterinary Technician, LVT in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Hospital
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