Mid-Career Veterinary Technician Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians sits in the ballpark of $14.21 per hour. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. More than two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and close to one-third claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,444 - $50,684

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$10.79 - $17.96

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,444 - $50,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $726  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,749 - $39,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.79 - $17.96  
   
Overtime
$15.35 - $27.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $726  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $2,500  
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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$22,749 - $39,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 857
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Popular Employer Salaries for Mid-Career Veterinary Technician


For Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians, comfortable salaries can be found at VCA Antech; in fact, median earnings sit around $36K, the highest in the area.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $22K to just $33K — but Banfield, The Pet Hospital offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $25K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians that is 36 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+21 percent) and Houston (+18 percent). In Orlando, salaries are 17 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Jacksonville (11 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Veterinary Technician Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Anesthesia
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Surgery
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Phlebotomy
0%

Radiology
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Critical Care
0%

National Average
$30,000

Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 43%
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