The average rate for a Veterinary Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $16.62 per hour. A skill in Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$11.74 - $25.07
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$26.58  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$24,619 - $53,939  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Veterinary Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Technician Salaries

Surgery
up arrow 16%

Anesthesia
up arrow 8%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 6%

Critical Care
0%

National Average
$35,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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