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Veterinary Technician Salary in Houston, Texas

The average rate for a Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas is $14.35 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Client Interaction is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,141 - $49,665
(Median)
$21K
$28K
$50K
MEDIAN: $28,052
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90%

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$10.17 - $18.63
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,141 - $49,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $505  
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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$21,304 - $40,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $18.63  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $30.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $505  
   
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).
)
$21,304 - $40,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Experience Affects Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 20%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 8%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 6%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 5%

Surgery
up arrow 5%

Critical Care
up arrow 4%

Anesthesia
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Radiology
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 38%