Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary

Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists take home an average $11.67 per hour. Over one-half enjoy medical while just under a third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than a fifth. The vast majority of Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,713 - $42,762
(Median)
$20K
$31K
$43K
MEDIAN: $30,663
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$8.72 - $15.08
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,713 - $42,762  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $731  
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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$18,432 - $35,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.72 - $15.08  
   
Overtime
$14.06 - $24.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $731  
   
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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$18,432 - $35,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 351
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 13%

Anesthesia
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Phlebotomy
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National Average
$25,000

Medicine / Surgery
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Radiology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 46%
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