Veterinary Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

The average rate for a Veterinary Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $17.03 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Surgery and Anesthesia.

$10.77 - $25.07
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$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.72
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Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$28.12  
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$22,567 - $53,939  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Key Stats for Veterinary Technician

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Veterinary Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Technician Salaries

Surgery
▲8%

Anesthesia
▲4%

Medicine / Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼7%

Phlebotomy
▼10%

Critical Care
▼10%

Client Interaction
▼11%

Radiology
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 36%
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