The average Experienced Veterinary Assistant can expect to rake in roughly $13.56 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to more than two-fifths, and roughly a fourth earn dental coverage. For the most part, Experienced Veterinary Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$18,121 - $38,738
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$39K
MEDIAN: $25,490
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$10.45 - $17.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,121 - $38,738  
   
Bonus
$192.71 - $2,576  
Total Pay (?
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$21,778 - $38,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.45 - $17.41  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $27.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$192.71 - $2,576  
   
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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$21,778 - $38,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197

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Key Stats for Veterinary Assistant

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
092
10-19 years
93%
20 years or more
7%
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Skills That Affect Veterinary Assistant Salaries

Inventory Management
up arrow 5%

Anesthesia
up arrow 4%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Radiology
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Phlebotomy
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
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National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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