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Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists usually make around $11.88 per hour. Close to one-half enjoy medical while slightly less than a third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one in six. The vast majority of Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists (90 percent) are women. Most Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary (?
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$19,504 - $41,541
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,206
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Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary (?
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$8.87 - $15.39
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,504 - $41,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $766  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,017  
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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$18,765 - $34,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.87 - $15.39  
   
Overtime
$13.17 - $24.29  
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 - $766  
   
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,017  
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).
)
$18,765 - $34,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 960
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 15%
Anesthesia
up arrow 6%
National Average
$25,000
Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%
Radiology
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 49%