Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Veterinary Technicians can typically expect wages of $11.88 per hour. More than half enjoy medical while 28 percent get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to 16 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary (?
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$19,504 - $41,541
(Median)
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36K
42K
MEDIAN: $29,206
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Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salary (?
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$8.87 - $15.39
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,504 - $41,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $766  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,017  
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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$18,765 - $34,879  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.87 - $15.39  
   
Overtime
$13.17 - $24.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $766  
   
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,017  
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).
)
$18,765 - $34,879  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 960
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist / Technician Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 15%
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$25,000
Phlebotomy
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 137 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 49%
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