An average Entry-Level Veterinary Technologist can expect to take home roughly $12.31 per hour. There are far more female Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Veterinary Technologists is high. Some workers in this field — approximately one-half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by nearly one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than a third. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,347 - $46,209
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$46K
MEDIAN: $30,841
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$8.93 - $15.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$20,347 - $46,209  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $2,800  
Total Pay (?
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$19,595 - $38,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.93 - $15.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$13.55 - $23.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$100.00 - $2,800  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,595 - $38,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Medicine / Surgery
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National Average
$28,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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