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Veterinary Assistant Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$39,684 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant is $39,684 a year and $19 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Veterinary Assistant is between $30,278 and $47,436. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Veterinary Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Veterinary Assistant Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Veterinary Assistant / Kennel Technician
Sep 25
Suffield, CT, USA
River Valley Animal Center
We're Hiring! We are looking for a full-time veterinary technician or experienced assistant to join our team. Not only are we looking for someone who loves animals but who is eager to grow ...
Veterinary Technician
Nov 6
Branford, CT, USA
Mill Pond Veterinary Hospital
We work hard to maintain an excellent staff of doctors, receptionists, veterinary technicians and technician assistants. Our staff is a great team, with the right mix of skills and backgrounds, and ...
Veterinary Technician
Sep 19
Bridgeport, CT, USA
Ash Creek Animal Hospital
We are currently looking for an experienced full or part time veterinary technician to add to our ... Our technicians assist the doctors during appointments and surgery with pre-op, ECG and anesthesia ...
Veterinary Technician
Oct 17
Danbury/Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Southport Veterinary Center
Assistant Needed. Duties include cleaning, dog walking, some animal handling. Every other Saturday a must. Filed under
Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology
Sep 25
Newtown, CT, USA
Newtown Veterinary Specialists
Veterinary Technician Newtown Veterinary Specialists is seeking an experienced Ophthalmology Technician to join the team at our progressive, 24-hour specialty and emergency hospital in Newtown, CT