Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $16.72 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $15.61 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $22.63 per hour) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Paramus, N.J. ($19.75), Seattle, Wash. (around $19.00), and the company's headquarter city of Tampa, Fla. (approximately $18.20) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Overland Park, Kan. — at about $15.65, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Pennsylvania offers the highest pay at $20.68 per hour.
Recruiting Specialists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $20.30 per hour; Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Technicians, and Veterinary Technologists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $17.14, $17.13, and around $17.02, respectively. Financial compensation for Registered Veterinary Technicians is rather low — on average only $15.65 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Veterinary Technicians earn approximately $22.12 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at BluePearl Veterinary Partners have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning $19.44 per hour.
Employees who count Anesthesia among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $17.44 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Phlebotomy; more than two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Critical Care, Radiology, and Client Interaction were also reported by many survey participants.
BluePearl Veterinary Partners' employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 23 percent receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. A majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that BluePearl Veterinary Partners sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of employees and dental coverage for the larger part of respondents. Some other perks are pets/dog at work, life insurance, pet health insurance, and product discounts/affinity benefits.