Veterinary Assistant in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant in San Diego, California is $12.85 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$10.20 - $16.89
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$13
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MEDIAN: $12.85
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $16.89  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$21,212 - $37,656  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Veterinary Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Veterinary Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$27,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Assistant Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Customer Service
▼6%

Anesthesia
▼9%

Phlebotomy
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 42%