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Veterinary Technician Salary
in Richmond, Virginia

$35,068 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinary Technician is $35,068 a year and $17 an hour in Richmond, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Veterinary Technician is between $26,756 and $41,918. 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 Richmond, Virginia.

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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 Richmond, Virginia, 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 Richmond, Virginia

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Description: Richmond () is a city in the U.S. state of Virginia and its capital. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. Richmond was incorporated in 1742 and has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 204,214; in 2016, the population was estimated to be 223,170, making Richmond the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg...

Veterinary Technician Job Listings for Richmond, Virginia

Licensed Veterinary Technician
May 26
Richmond, VA, USA
Virginia Veterinary Center
Seeking experienced Veterinary Technicians to join our growing team! Your potential at Virginia Veterinary Center begins with a team that loves to have FUN at work while providing outstanding ...
Licensed Veterinary Technician ( Lead )
Jun 7
Fredericksburg, VA, USA
Four Paws AHWC
VET Four Paws Animal Hospital and Wellness Center is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician for our lead/head tech position, approximately 35 to 37 hours weekly. Must have strong communication ...
Veterinary Technician
Mar 23
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Lyne Animal Hospitals
We are looking for Licensed Veterinary Technicians that enjoys multi-tasking and prioritizes cases. We would LOVE to have a someone that has several years experience especially those that have ...
Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist
May 21
City of Fredericksburg, VA, USA
Lees Hill Pet Hospital Inc
... technicians in procedures, caring for and cleaning up after patients, and maintaining the medical record on paper and in the computer. All staff should have the following qualities: - Excellent ...
Jun 19
RICHMOND, United States
Helping Hands Affordable Veterinary Surgery and Dental Care
Helping Hands Affordable Veterinary Surgery & Dental Care is on a mission to prevent economic euthanasia. We are growing quickly and looking to add a 5th veterinarian to our team. We are living proof ...
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