£18,729
Avg. Salary
£9.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£483

Bonus

£1,200

Profit Sharing

£500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Veterinary Nurse is £9.16 per hour.

The average pay for a Veterinary Nurse is £18,729 per year.

10%
£7.28
10%
£9.16
50%
£11.91
90%
90%
MEDIAN £9.16
10%
£15k
10%
£19k
50%
£24k
90%
90%
MEDIAN £18,729
£14,548 - £24,278
£15K
£19K
£24K
MEDIAN: £18,729
10%
50%
90%
£7.28 - £11.91
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£9
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MEDIAN: £9.16
10%
50%
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£0£24K
Salary £14,548 - £24,278
Bonus £99.89 - £1,745
Profit Sharing £1,200
Commission £500
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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£14,864 - £24,720
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 646
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £7.28 - £11.91
Overtime £7.69 - £17.91
Annual Data £0£24K
Bonus £99.89 - £1,745
Commission £500
Profit Sharing £1,200
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).
)
£14,864 - £24,720
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 367

Job Description for Veterinary Nurse

A veterinary nurse works with veterinarians to ensure that clients' pets are properly cared for and have their health needs met.

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Veterinary Nurse Tasks
  • Interact with animals and clients to document health, symptoms and concerns.
  • Review inventory and place orders for stock.
  • Analyze samples and interpret results.
  • Clean and sanitize rooms, equipment and tools.
  • Prepare animals and perform procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Veterinary Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Veterinary Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 265 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Veterinary Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤20,000 based on 117 salaries. A Veterinary Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

-21%

National Average: £19,036

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

Veterinary Nurse Reviews

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

Veterinary Nurse in Bolton:
"Its ok."
Pros: Its my home town and i enjoy living and working locally
Cons: Small town with limited opportunities

Veterinary Nurse in Ellesmere Port:
Pros: 1 day off per week
Cons: Ridiculous difference in pay between lesser or equally qualified staff

Veterinary Nurse in London:
"Veterinary Nurse."
Pros: Working with animals, depending on the practice - good comraderie, challenging/engaging work, often regarding emotionally and well respected, potential to further progress career given the right situations.
Cons: Being a very ‘female’ based job and nature of the work tend to make the salary low and general appreciation of nurses not up to scratch, can be very demanding and exhausting much like human nursing, high pressure often, high incident of mental health implications.

Veterinary Nurse in Watford:
"Traffic bad."
Pros: Nice people mostly.
Cons: Not enough staff.

Veterinary Nurse in Scarborough:
Its a very hard and stresfull job for a small wage.

Key Stats for Veterinary Nurse

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
₤19,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Nurse Salaries

National Average
₤19,000

Veterinary Nurse
▼1%

Critical Care
▼1%

head nurse
▼6%

Anesthesia
▼9%

Veterinary Nursing
▼11%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 91%