Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary

For Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists, hourly average wages total $11.83 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. While just over two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and just under one in three have dental, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,396 - $43,379
(Median)
$19K
$31K
$43K
MEDIAN: $31,354
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$8.61 - $15.52
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,396 - $43,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.93  
Profit Sharing
$425.00  
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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$18,170 - $37,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.61 - $15.52  
   
Overtime
$14.43 - $23.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.93  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00  
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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$18,170 - $37,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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Skills That Affect Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 18%

Anesthesia
up arrow 12%

Surgery
up arrow 12%

Phlebotomy
up arrow 8%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 6%

National Average
$26,000

Radiology
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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