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Veterinary Assistant Salary
in Louisiana, United States

$34,715 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$517

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 20, 2020

The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant is $34,715 a year and $17 an hour in Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Veterinary Assistant is between $26,487 and $41,496. 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 Louisiana, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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.
Veterinary Assistant Job Prevalence in Louisiana, United States

Job family: Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Job family population: 106,680

Estimated population of Veterinary Assistant jobs: 99,416

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$40,244
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Louisiana, United States

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Description: Louisiana is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties. The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans. Much of the state's lands were formed from sediment...

Veterinary Assistant Job Listings for Louisiana, United States

Veterinary Assistant
Nov 12
New Orleans, LA, USA
Magazine Street Animal Clinic
Veterinary Assistants are under the direct guidance and supervision of the doctors and managers. Incumbents of this position are required to assist the practitioners to the fullest possible extent ...
Administrative Assistant
Jan 3
Mamou, LA, USA
CHRISTUS Health
This position will also assist in making daily deposits into the bank, keeping track of all contracts, delivering the mail, and recording the minutes of Finance Department meetings. Requirements ...
Veterinary Receptionist
Jan 13
New Orleans, LA, USA
Magazine Street Animal Clinic
Routine calls include those seeking information about veterinary services. Provide knowledgeable sub-professional advice concerning the care and treatment of animals including questions regarding ...
Office Assistant for Electrical Contractor
Jan 10
Metairie, LA, USA
GraciHart Electric
The successful candidate will generally assist office staff keeping the office running smoothly and organized. Responsibilities · Performing clerical duties, to make memos, maintaining files, typing ...
Administrative Assistant - LAbc_6019
Jan 20
Belle Chasse, LA, USA
Talbridge Corporation
Administrative Assistant Belle Chasse, LA (local candidates only) Contract Administrative Assistant Summary: The main function of an administrative assistant/executive assistant is to provide high ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinary Assistant is $34,715 a year and $17 an hour in Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Veterinary Assistant is between $26,487 and $41,496. 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 Louisiana, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Veterinary Assistant
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New Orleans, LA, USA
Magazine Street Animal Clinic
Veterinary Assistants are under the direct guidance and supervision of the doctors and managers. Incumbents of this position are required to assist the practitioners to the fullest possible extent ...
Administrative Assistant
Jan 3
Mamou, LA, USA
CHRISTUS Health
This position will also assist in making daily deposits into the bank, keeping track of all contracts, delivering the mail, and recording the minutes of Finance Department meetings. Requirements ...
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