Veterinary Assistant Salary (Canada)

The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant is C$12.38 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Veterinary Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$16,075 - C$38,000
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MEDIAN: C$29,118
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Veterinary Assistant Total Pay (?
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C$10.34 - C$16.01
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MEDIAN: C$12.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$13KC$26KC$39K
Salary
C$16,075 - C$38,000  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$402.68  
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$21,373 - C$34,153  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$8C$16C$24
Hourly Rate
C$10.34 - C$16.01  
   
Overtime
C$0.00 - C$22.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$402.68  
   
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$21,373 - C$34,153  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Pay Difference By Location
Toronto
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Ottawa
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National Average
C$26,000
Vancouver
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Winnipeg
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Veterinary Assistant Reviews

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 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
C$26,000
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 17 votes.
Gender
Female
100%
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Male
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 60%
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