Veterinary Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant is C$12.53 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$19,489 - C$35,479
(Median)
C$19K
C$29K
C$35K
MEDIAN: C$29,057
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C$10.48 - C$15.87
(Median)
C$10
C$13
C$16
MEDIAN: C$12.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$12KC$24KC$36K
Salary
C$19,489 - C$35,479  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$400.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$21,708 - C$33,832  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$8C$16C$24
Hourly Rate
C$10.48 - C$15.87  
   
Overtime
C$1.49 - C$22.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$400.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$21,708 - C$33,832  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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What is it like working as a Veterinary Assistant?

Veterinary Assistant in Campbell River:
Pros: Rewarding.
Cons: Other employees look down on you for not having education, some clients are rude, some pets are fractious, you do a LOT of cleaning (glorified janitor)

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Experience Affects Veterinary Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
C$26,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 60%
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