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Vet Assistant Salary
in Raleigh, North Carolina

$35,724 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$532

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vet Assistant is $35,724 a year and $17 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Vet Assistant is between $27,257 and $42,703. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Vet Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists Veterinarian in settings such as veterinarians' clinics, zoos, research laboratories, kennels, and commercial facilities in handing a variety of animal health care duties.
  • Cares for and gives medical care to ill or injured animals.
  • Prepares treatment room for examination of animals, and holds or restrains animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation.
Vet Assistant Job Prevalence in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Job family: Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Job family population: 103,430

Estimated population of Vet Assistant jobs: 96,387

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,414
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Raleigh (; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 479,332 as of July 1, 2018. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh...

Vet Assistant Job Listings for Raleigh, North Carolina

Veterinary Assistant
Jun 28
Wilson, NC, USA
Brandywine Veterinary Hospital
The responsibilities of the veterinary assistant include but are not limited to assisting doctors in appointments, restraining both dogs and cats, collecting samples from patients, and cleaning up ...
Veterinary Technician
Jul 4
Burlington, NC, USA
Central Carolina Veterinary Service
Duties include intake and discharge of patients, assist with examinations, surgical prep and surgical procedures. Also assistance with wellness patients in the afternoons. Wellness includes ...
FT/PT Veterinary Technician
May 30
Durham, NC, USA
Colony Park Animal Hospital
Colony Park Animal Hospital is looking for a registered veterinary technician or experienced veterinary assistant to join our practice on a full-time or part-time basis. Our ideal candidate has over ...
Inside Sales/Back-Up Driver
Jul 2
Wilson, NC, USA
Airgas
... sales. Assist in all areas of the operation in order to complete assignments at hand. Position ... EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...
Inside Sales/Back-Up Driver
Jun 7
Sanford, NC, USA
Airgas
... sales. Assist in all areas of the operation in order to complete assignments at hand. Position ... EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Vet Assistant is $35,724 a year and $17 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Vet Assistant is between $27,257 and $42,703. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Vet Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Vet Assistant Job Listings for Raleigh, North Carolina

Veterinary Assistant
Jun 28
Wilson, NC, USA
Brandywine Veterinary Hospital
The responsibilities of the veterinary assistant include but are not limited to assisting doctors in appointments, restraining both dogs and cats, collecting samples from patients, and cleaning up ...
Veterinary Technician
Jul 4
Burlington, NC, USA
Central Carolina Veterinary Service
Duties include intake and discharge of patients, assist with examinations, surgical prep and surgical procedures. Also assistance with wellness patients in the afternoons. Wellness includes ...
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