The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant is C$13.05 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$21,296 - C$34,620
C$32K
MEDIAN: C$31,997
50%
C$11.14 - C$16.59
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$13.32
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$36K
Salary C$31,997
Bonus C$509
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$23,150 - C$36,851
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$11.14 - C$16.59
Hourly Tips C$2.86
Overtime C$13.52 - C$26.79
Annual Data C$0C$36K
Bonus C$509
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$23,150 - C$36,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 228

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Veterinary Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Veterinary Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Veterinary Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 165 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Veterinary Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 31 salaries. A Veterinary Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$27,834

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Veterinary Assistant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Veterinary Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Veterinary Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
C$28,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Assistant Salaries

Client Interaction
▼0%

National Average
C$28,000

Animal Care
▼1%

Customer Service
▼2%

Cleaning
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 58%
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