Entry-Level Veterinary Technician Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Veterinary Technician is $11.79 per hour.
Entry-Level Veterinary Technician Total Pay (?
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$20,440 - $44,219
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,939
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Entry-Level Veterinary Technician Total Pay (?
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$9.20 - $15.70
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$20,440 - $44,219  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $487.37  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $1,474  
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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$19,430 - $34,704  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 830
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.20 - $15.70  
   
Overtime
$13.60 - $24.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $487.37  
   
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $1,474  
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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$19,430 - $34,704  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 830
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Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Los Angeles
up arrow 23%
Chicago
up arrow 19%
Grand Rapids
up arrow 15%
Denver
up arrow 13%
Dallas
up arrow 9%
Jacksonville
0%
National Average
$25,000
Houston
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Indianapolis
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Austin
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San Antonio
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Veterinary Technician Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 7%
Phlebotomy
up arrow 5%
Anesthesia
up arrow 2%
Radiology
0%
National Average
$25,000
Critical Care
up arrow 1%
Surgery
up arrow 1%
Client Interaction
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

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Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 53%
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