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Breeding Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,450 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$574

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Breeding Technician is $40,450 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Breeding Technician is between $30,575 and $48,599. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Breeding Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Takes samples of and packages bull semen for artificial insemination of cows.
  • Attaches rubber collecting sheath to genital organ of tethered bull, and stimulates animal's organ to excite ejaculation.
  • Examines semen, using microscope, to determine density and motility of gametes, and dilutes semen with prescribed diluents according to formulas.
  • Transfers required amount of semen to container, using titration tube, and labels it with identifying data, such as date taken, source, quality, and concentration, and records similar data on file cards.
  • Packs container of semen in dry ice or liquid nitrogen for freezing and storage or shipment.
  • May inseminate cows artificial inseminator.
Breeding Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Biological Technicians

Job family population: 74,980

Estimated population of Breeding Technician jobs: 6,674

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,892
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Breeding Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Laboratory Assistant
Mar 20
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Kelly Services
... Animal Technician staff as needed. * Responsible for coordinating with area manager on operational and technical duties. * Manages and maintains breeding colony for use in ascites production.
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