Entry-Level Veterinary Technician Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Veterinary Technician is $11.98 per hour. A skill in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is associated with high pay for this job.

$19,879 - $46,354
(Median)
$20K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $29,759
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$9.33 - $15.78
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,879 - $46,354  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $1,973  
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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$19,804 - $34,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.33 - $15.78  
   
Overtime
$13.36 - $24.55  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $504  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $1,973  
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).
)
$19,804 - $34,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,232
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Veterinary Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Veterinary Technician in Knoxville:
"Not much room for advancement - becomes stagnant."
Be prepared to work long hours with not a lot of pay and most likely not a lot of benefits.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Veterinary Technician Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 11%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 3%

Critical Care
up arrow 3%

Anesthesia
up arrow 1%

Surgery
up arrow 1%

Radiology
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$26,000

Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 201 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 53%
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