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Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists sits in the ballpark of $11.80 per hour. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. Most Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under a third collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,338 - $42,649
(Median)
$19K
$30K
$43K
MEDIAN: $30,212
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90%

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$8.77 - $15.30
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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50%
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
$19,338 - $42,649  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $725  
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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$18,608 - $35,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $15.30  
   
Overtime
$13.51 - $24.24  
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 - $725  
   
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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$18,608 - $35,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 496

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 11%

Anesthesia
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National Average
$25,000

Phlebotomy
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Radiology
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 45%