Average Veterinary Technologist / Technician Hourly Pay in Canada

C$18.11
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The average hourly pay for a Veterinary Technologist / Technician in Canada is C$18.11.
10%
CA$13.37
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CA$18.11
90%
CA$24.97
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Hourly Rate
C$13 - C$25
Bonus
C$51 - C$4,894
Total Pay
C$28,084 - C$51,873

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Job Description for Veterinary Technologist / Technician

Veterinary Technologist / Technician Tasks
  • Perform tests and administer medical treatments under supervision of a veterinarian.
  • May have duties explaining to patient owners the nature of treatments and procedures.
  • Maintain equipment within a veterinarian's laboratory.

Job Satisfaction for Veterinary Technologist / Technician

4.1 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Veterinary Technologist / Technician

Skills in Anesthesia, Medicine / Surgery, Critical Care and Radiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Animal Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Technologist / Technician

An entry-level Veterinary Technologist / Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.36 based on 9 salaries. An early career Veterinary Technologist / Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.08 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Technologist / Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.50 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Technologist / Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.77 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$24.
Employees with Veterinary Technologist / Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (15.6% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (15.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (10.3% less), Montréal, Québec (10.2% less) and Toronto, Ontario (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 126 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
51.6%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
17.5%
Late Career
4.0%