Veterinary Technician Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average rate for a Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas is $14.11 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Client Interaction and Surgery.
Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$21,141 - $49,665
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,052
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Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$9.79 - $18.59
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,141 - $49,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $496.65  
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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$20,921 - $40,478  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $18.59  
   
Overtime
$20.68 - $26.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $496.65  
   
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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$20,921 - $40,478  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Experience Affects Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 30%
Surgery
up arrow 28%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 10%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 10%
Radiology
up arrow 1%
National Average
$30,000
Anesthesia
up arrow 1%

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Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 40%
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