Mid-Career Veterinary Technician Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians come in at around $14.72 per hour on average. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although just under one-half lack health benefits of any kind, one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly less than a third get dental coverage, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,282 - $58,374
$21K
$34K
$58K
MEDIAN: $33,934
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$11.63 - $18.61
$12
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.72
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$0$58K
Salary $21,282 - $58,374
Bonus $103.51 - $2,479
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $1,002
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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$24,453 - $41,060
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $11.63 - $18.61
Hourly Tips $0.38
Overtime $16.57 - $28.83
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $103.51 - $2,479
Commission $1,002
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$24,453 - $41,060
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 946

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VCA Animal Hospital offers the best pay with a median salary of $34K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $25K and maxing out at just $41K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,434

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+25 percent), Houston (+9 percent), San Diego (+9 percent), and Denver (+4 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians in St. Louis earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Orlando (15 percent lower) and Miami (11 percent lower).

Key Stats for Veterinary Technician

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 177 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Veterinary Technician Salaries

Emergency/Trauma
▲11%

▼0%

Critical Care
▼0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Phlebotomy
▼1%

Radiology
▼1%

Medicine / Surgery
▼1%

Surgery
▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 47%
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