Average Veterinary Technician Hourly Pay

$15.26
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.41
MEDIAN
$15.26
90%
$20.20

The average hourly pay for a Veterinary Technician is $15.26

Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Bonus
$99 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$201 - $3k
Commission
$240 - $5k
Total Pay
$24k - $43k
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What Do Veterinary Technicians Do?

Veterinary Technician Tasks
  • Care for animals, including monitoring their behavior, administering medications or vaccines and first aid.
  • Conduct diagnostic tests, prepare medications, and log all activities.
  • Collect samples and perform laboratory tests to detect pathogens, illness, or disease.
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Job Satisfaction for Veterinary Technician

3.7 out of 5
(692)
Highly Satisfied
61Reviews
Based on 692 responses, the job of Veterinary Technician has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.73 out of 5. On average, Veterinary Technicians are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
90.9%
Male
8.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 1,853 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

51%

Dental

35%

Vision

29%

None

48%