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$31,912

Average Base Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$412

Average Bonus
The average animal technician laboratory salary in District of Columbia, United States is $31,912 or an equivalent hourly rate of $15. This is 12% higher (+$3,540) than the average animal technician laboratory salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $412. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$26,533

Entry Level Salary

$43,308

Senior Level Salary
An entry level animal technician laboratory (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $26,533. On the other end, a senior level animal technician laboratory (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $43,308.

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Job Description
Feed, water, and examine pets and other nonfarm animals for signs of illness, disease, or injury in laboratories and animal hospitals and clinics. Clean and disinfect cages and work areas, and sterilize laboratory and surgical equipment. May provide routine post-operative care, administer medication orally or topically, or prepare samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinary or laboratory animal technologists or technicians, veterinarians, or scientists. Excludes "Nonfarm Animal Caretakers" (39-2021).
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