Average Veterinary Assistant Hourly Pay in Canada

C$15.00
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)
10%
CA$12.97
MEDIAN
CA$15
90%
CA$17.68

The average hourly pay for a Veterinary Assistant is C$15.00

Hourly Rate
C$13 - C$18
Bonus
C$31 - C$501
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$100
Total Pay
C$27k - C$37k
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What Do Veterinary Assistants Do?

Veterinary Assistant Tasks
  • Interact with animals, staff and owners to determine care plans move animals to designated locations.
  • Train owners in drug administration, preventative maintenance and post-procedure care.
  • Inventory equipment and medications to determine ordering needs and availability.
  • Maintain animals, including feeding, cleaning, administering drugs and documenting care.
  • Support examinations by obtaining data and ensuring a safe environment.
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Job Satisfaction for Veterinary Assistant

3.6 out of 5
(32)
Highly Satisfied
41Reviews
Based on 32 responses, the job of Veterinary Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.59 out of 5. On average, Veterinary Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
96.8%
Male
3.2%
This data is based on 93 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

54%

Dental

50%

Vision

36%

None

45%