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Veterinary Technician Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$35,310 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinary Technician is $35,310 a year and $17 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Veterinary Technician is between $26,941 and $42,208. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Veterinary Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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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.
Veterinary Technician Job Prevalence in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job family: Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Job family population: 103,430

Estimated population of Veterinary Technician jobs: 96,387

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Kansas City, Missouri

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Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

Veterinary Technician Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Registered Veterinary Technician
Apr 30
Shawnee, KS, USA
We're looking for an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual to fill a full time registered veterinary technician position. Salary is determined by level of experience. New graduates are welcome! W ...
Registered Veterinary Technician or VT Student, FT or PT
Jun 3
Kansas City, MO, USA
Union Hill Animal Hospital
Due to our growth rate, we are adding an additional full time Registered Veterinary Technician (or two for part time) to join our expanding team! We currently serve a wonderfully eclectic community ...
Veterinarian - IVF
Jun 5
Kansas City, KS, USA
Central Health
Veterinary licensure in KS, OK, MO (or ability to obtain) Citizenship/visa status: US work authorization required Years of experience: N/A Will train a novice or other skills (yes or no): Yes Briefly ...
Pharmacy Technician
May 30
Kansas City, MO, USA
AList, LLC
We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician to became a part of our team! You will assist in the preparation of medications under the direction of a pharmacist. * Length : 13 week Contract with possibility ...
Fulfillment Pharmacy Technician - Overland Park - Valmont
May 31
Overland Park, Kansas, USA
Are you looking to jumpstart your career as a Pharmacy Technician? Look no further. We are looking to hire one stellar candidate who has their active state license and a passion for learning. The ...
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