Average Entry-Level Veterinary Technician Hourly Pay in Canada

C$16.12
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Veterinary Technician in Canada is C$16.12.
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CA$12.26
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CA$16.12
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CA$19.62
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Hourly Rate
C$12 - C$20
Bonus
C$0 - C$1,150
Total Pay
C$25,477 - C$41,997

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Job Description for Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Tasks
  • Care for animals, including monitoring their behavior, administering medications or vaccines and first aid.
  • Conduct diagnostic tests, prepare medications, and log all activities.
  • Collect samples and perform laboratory tests to detect pathogens, illness, or disease.

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Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Technician

An early career Veterinary Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$16.48 based on 145 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.76 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.51 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$18.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 289 survey responses.
Early Career
50.2%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
15.6%
Late Career
9.0%

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