Average Veterinary Assistant Hourly Pay

$13.76
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$10.23
MEDIAN
$13.76
90%
$17.34

The average hourly pay for a Veterinary Assistant is $13.76

Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$100 - $1k
Profit Sharing
$206 - $24k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$21k - $36k
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What Do Veterinary Assistants Do?

Veterinary Assistant Tasks
  • Interact with animals, staff and owners to determine care plans move animals to designated locations.
  • Train owners in drug administration, preventative maintenance and post-procedure care.
  • Inventory equipment and medications to determine ordering needs and availability.
  • Maintain animals, including feeding, cleaning, administering drugs and documenting care.
  • Support examinations by obtaining data and ensuring a safe environment.
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How do Veterinary Assistants Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
(369)
Highly Satisfied
41Reviews
Based on 369 responses, the job of Veterinary Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.66 out of 5. On average, Veterinary Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.