Laboratory Animal Facility Supervisor

Manage workers involved in operations of animal research facility.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Laboratory Animal Facility Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers involved in operations of animal research facility: Plans budget and arranges purchase of items, such as animal feed, medicines, and research instruments. Advises workers regarding requirements of research projects and requirements for compliance with federal guidelines for operation of research facility. Instructs workers regarding procedures, such as feeding and cleaning schedules and compilation of data for research reports. Monitors care and health of animals. Reviews work of personnel to verify accuracy of research and reports and to determine established procedures are followed.


Should I be a Laboratory Animal Facility Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Laboratory Animal Facility

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