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Veterinarian Assistant Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$39,036 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$582

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinarian Assistant is $39,036 a year and $19 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Veterinarian Assistant is between $29,784 and $46,661. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Veterinarian Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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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.
Veterinarian Assistant Job Prevalence in Portland, Oregon, United States

Job family: Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Job family population: 103,430

Estimated population of Veterinarian Assistant jobs: 96,387

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,253
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Portland, Oregon

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Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks...

Veterinarian Assistant Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

kennel assistant / Technician assistant
Jul 20
Lake Oswego, OR, USA
Cat Care Professionals
... assistant. ... This position is for a part time worker in a cats only boarding facility and veterinarian. This is ...
Associate Veterinarian
Jun 17
Forest Grove, OR, USA
Companion Pet Clinic of Forest Grove
With Forest Grove being so close to the Portland, OR area, there are a large number of veterinary specialists to assist us in helping our patients. New graduates are encouraged to apply. We would ...
Construction Office Assistant
Jun 5
Portland, OR, USA
MARKET CONTRACTORS LTD
The Office Assistant is responsible for managing the flow of construction documents through the ... veterinary practices
Construction Project Assistant
Jun 5
Portland, OR, USA
MARKET CONTRACTORS LTD
The project assistant needs to have great organizational skills and be confident communicating and ... veterinary practices

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinarian Assistant is $39,036 a year and $19 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Veterinarian Assistant is between $29,784 and $46,661. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Veterinarian Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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Veterinarian Assistant Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

kennel assistant / Technician assistant
Jul 20
Lake Oswego, OR, USA
Cat Care Professionals
... assistant. ... This position is for a part time worker in a cats only boarding facility and veterinarian. This is ...
Associate Veterinarian
Jun 17
Forest Grove, OR, USA
Companion Pet Clinic of Forest Grove
With Forest Grove being so close to the Portland, OR area, there are a large number of veterinary specialists to assist us in helping our patients. New graduates are encouraged to apply. We would ...
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