A Veterinarian Assistant earns an average wage of $10.34 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Veterinarian Assistant Total Pay (?
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$19,850 - $50,684
(Median)
20K
28K
38K
51K
MEDIAN: $28,000
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Veterinarian Assistant Total Pay (?
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$7.93 - $15.13
(Median)
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15
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,850 - $50,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $517  
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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$16,789 - $33,232  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.93 - $15.13  
   
Overtime
$10.77 - $23.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $517  
   
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).
)
$16,789 - $33,232  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Experience Affects Veterinarian Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$22,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 56%
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