Avg. Salary
$13.26
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant with Animal Care skills is $13.26 per hour.

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$15.22
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Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $11.87 - $15.22
Overtime $21.00
Annual Data $0$31K
Total Pay (?
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$24,683 - $31,673
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Veterinary Assistant

The veterinary assistant primarily assists veterinarians in a practice with animal care. Often, it involves working side by side with the veterinarian to administer vaccinations, draw blood for testing, or otherwise generally assist in examinations and care. In certain situations, they are called upon to assist the veterinarian in surgical procedures as well.

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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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Key Stats for Veterinary Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 43%