Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas Salary

The average rate for a Veterinary Technician in Houston, Texas is $12.84 per hour. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$10.36 - $18.89
$10
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.37
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.36 - $18.89
Overtime $4.09 - $32.47
Annual Data $0$44K
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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$22,455 - $44,021
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Veterinary Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Veterinary Technician

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Veterinary Technician Salaries

▲48%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$28,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Technician Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲18%

Critical Care
▲17%

▲11%

Medicine / Surgery
▲10%

Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$28,000

▼1%

▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 46%