An average Experienced Veterinary Assistant can expect to take home roughly $13.52 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to more than two-fifths, and just over a fifth earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,121 - $38,738
(Median)
$18K
$25K
$39K
MEDIAN: $25,490
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90%

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$10.26 - $17.32
(Median)
$10
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,121 - $38,738  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$21,327 - $37,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $17.32  
   
Overtime
$14.86 - $26.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$200.00 - $3,250  
   
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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$21,327 - $37,811  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 190

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Skills That Affect Veterinary Assistant Salaries

Inventory Management
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Anesthesia
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Medicine / Surgery
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Customer Service
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Phlebotomy
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Radiology
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Client Interaction
0%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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