The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Veterinary Technologist / Technician in Canada is C$19.50.
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Job Description for Veterinary Technologist / Technician
A veterinary technologist/technician's main task is to assist a veterinarian in the diagnosis and preparation of an animal for treatment. He or she must be able to conduct tests such as X-rays, blood work, dental scans, and medical injections. While a veterinary technologist/technician does not diagnose the animal himself or herself, he or she will work to provide the lead veterinarian with all necessary information in order to make the diagnosis. As such, a veterinary technician's work is often…Read more
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.
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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. 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.
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