The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant is C$13.05 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$20,111 - C$44,698
C$20K
C$33K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$32,720
10%
50%
90%
C$11.21 - C$16.63
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$13.47
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$44K
Salary C$20,111 - C$44,698
Bonus C$509
Profit Sharing C$152.50
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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C$23,300 - C$36,876
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$11.21 - C$16.63
Hourly Tips C$2.86
Overtime C$14.95 - C$26.59
Annual Data C$0C$36K
Bonus C$509
Profit Sharing C$152.50
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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C$23,300 - C$36,876
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 224

Veterinary Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Veterinary Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Veterinary Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 165 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Veterinary Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 31 salaries. A Veterinary Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$28,202

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Veterinary Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Veterinary Assistant?

Veterinary Assistant in Campbell River:
Pros: Rewarding.
Cons: Other employees look down on you for not having education, some clients are rude, some pets are fractious, you do a LOT of cleaning (glorified janitor)

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Key Stats for Veterinary Assistant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Veterinary Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$28,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Assistant Salaries

National Average
C$28,000

Client Interaction
▼2%

Animal Care
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%

Cleaning
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 56%