When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.63 per hour) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Seattle, Wash. ($18.59), the company's headquarter city of Tampa, Fla. (approximately $18.10), and Southfield, Mich. (about $17.03) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $13.25. Within the firm, employees working in Pennsylvania take home the most — around $21.30 per hour on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Recruiting Specialists, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Technicians, and Customer Service Coordinators; while the first receives the highest median pay at $20.30 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $17.58, $16.55, and around $16.55, respectively. Veterinary Assistants make an average about $11.55, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $15.82 per hour. Overall, the greater share of BluePearl Veterinary Partners folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $15.72 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Veterinary Technician certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $18.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. BluePearl Veterinary Partners provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in $19.44 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Phlebotomy among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $17.93 per hour. A garden variety skill at BluePearl Veterinary Partners is Anesthesia; over one-half of BluePearl Veterinary Partners' people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Radiology, Client Interaction, and Critical Care.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of BluePearl Veterinary Partners' employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a fair number of survey participants use it to save for retirement. A fair number of workers report having health insurance, and a majority of respondents report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are pets/dog at work, pet health insurance, tuition reimbursement, and clothing allowance / discounts.