Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Veterinary Technologist / Technician is R280,707
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Technologist / Technicians?
An early career Veterinary Technologist / Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R209,076 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Technologist / Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R340,089 based on …Read more
What Do Veterinary Technologist / Technicians Do?
A veterinary technologist/technician's main task is to assist a veterinarian in the diagnosis and preparation of an animal for treatment. He or she must be able to conduct tests such as X-rays, blood work, dental scans, and medical injections. While a veterinary technologist/technician does not diagnose the animal himself or herself, he or she will work to provide the lead veterinarian with all necessary information in order to make the diagnosis. As such, a veterinary technician's work is …Read more
- Perform tests and administer medical treatments under supervision of a veterinarian.
- May have duties explaining to patient owners the nature of treatments and procedures.
- Maintain equipment within a veterinarian's laboratory.