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Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary

Average Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists make around $11.75 per hour. Female Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The majority of Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to more than half, and slightly less than a third earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$19,458 - $43,158
(Median)
$19K
$31K
$43K
MEDIAN: $30,530
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90%

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$8.70 - $15.20
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
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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$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,458 - $43,158  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $715  
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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$18,401 - $35,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $15.20  
   
Overtime
$14.04 - $24.57  
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 - $715  
   
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).
)
$18,401 - $35,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 426

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 13%

Anesthesia
up arrow 5%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$25,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%

Radiology
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 47%
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