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Mid-Career Veterinary Technician Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians come in at around $14.23 per hour on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and close to a third receive dental plans. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Veterinary Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,111 - $50,507
(Median)
$22K
$30K
$51K
MEDIAN: $30,444
10%
50%
90%

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$10.83 - $17.89
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,111 - $50,507  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $715  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $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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$22,792 - $39,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $17.89  
   
Overtime
$15.18 - $27.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $715  
   
Profit Sharing
$700 - $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).
)
$22,792 - $39,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 740

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The lowest salaries can be found at Banfield, The Pet Hospital — median pay is $24K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $22K and only reaching $32K.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Veterinary Technician Salaries

Anesthesia
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Phlebotomy
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Radiology
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Critical Care
0%

Surgery
0%

National Average
$30,000

Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 44%