Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists lies in the neighborhood of $12.32 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by half and dental insurance is reported by just under one in three. The vast majority of Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,108 - $46,324
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$46K
MEDIAN: $30,865
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$9.10 - $15.75
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MEDIAN: $12.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,108 - $46,324  
   
Bonus
$51.52 - $3,490  
Total Pay (?
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$19,636 - $38,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.10 - $15.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$13.61 - $23.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$51.52 - $3,490  
   
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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$19,636 - $38,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 223

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Key Stats for Veterinary Technologist / Technician

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▼0%

Phlebotomy
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

Critical Care
▼1%

Surgery
▼1%

Anesthesia
▼2%

Radiology
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 50%