Years of Experience
Average pay is $14.51 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $12.00 per hour on average. The largest slice of the BluePearl Veterinary Partners workforce (38 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $17.25 per hour.
Licensed Veterinary Technicians rake in the most money, with average earnings of $16.00 per hour; Veterinary Technicians come in second with median earnings amounting to approximately $16.00, and Veterinary Assistants rank near the top as well (around $10.00).
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Tampa, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $18.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include New York, N.Y. ($14.60) and Chicago, Ill. (around $13.52). By state, Florida offers the highest pay at about $18.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Veterinary Technician certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $18.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Critical Care; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $17.49 per hour. A garden variety skill at BluePearl Veterinary Partners is Client Interaction; just over a half of BluePearl Veterinary Partners' people use it regularly. Key skills also include Anesthesia, Customer Service, and Radiology.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of employees, and for the larger part of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include pets/dog at work.