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Veterinary Technologist Salary

$37,466 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$558

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 11, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinary Technologist is $37,466 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Veterinary Technologist is between $28,586 and $44,786. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Veterinary Technologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the 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 Technologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Job family population: 103,430

Estimated population of Veterinary Technologist jobs: 96,387

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,434
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Veterinary Technologist Job Listings for United States

Veterinary Tech Call Center Specialist
Nov 6
Duluth, GA, USA
inSync Staffing
Needs Associate Degree or higher (Life Sciences/Veterinary Technician) and a minimum of 3 years experience working in a veterinary clinic (veterinary assistant and/or technician) Addresses and ...
Veterinary Tech - Services Specialist
Nov 6
Saint Joseph, MO, USA
People Make Us
* Associate's degree or higher (Life Sciences or Veterinary Technician) * Minimum of 3 years experience working in a vet clinic (vet assistant or technician; non-clerical) Purpose: * Addresses and ...
Veterinary Technician / Receptionist
Nov 5
Vero Beach, FL, USA
Holy Family Veterinary Hospital
Associate's degree in veterinary technology or animal science from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited program * Willing to train and develop the right person * Physical ability to ...
Experienced Veterinary Technician
Oct 31
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Pet Wellness Center
Requirements: • Certification in Veterinary Technology with a current license in Arizona is preferred, but not required. • Ability to perform all necessary tasks expected of a veterinary ...
RVT, Vet Tech
Oct 24
Danville, CA, USA
Blackhawk Veterinary Hospital
RVT/ Veterinary Technician needed for a Small Animal Veterinary Hospital in the Blackhawk Area. The position is for approximately 36-40 hours per week and includes working Saturday. Weekday hours ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Veterinary Technologist is $37,466 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Veterinary Technologist is between $28,586 and $44,786. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Veterinary Technologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the 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 Technologist Job Listings for United States

Veterinary Tech Call Center Specialist
Nov 6
Duluth, GA, USA
inSync Staffing
Needs Associate Degree or higher (Life Sciences/Veterinary Technician) and a minimum of 3 years experience working in a veterinary clinic (veterinary assistant and/or technician) Addresses and ...
Veterinary Tech - Services Specialist
Nov 6
Saint Joseph, MO, USA
People Make Us
* Associate's degree or higher (Life Sciences or Veterinary Technician) * Minimum of 3 years experience working in a vet clinic (vet assistant or technician; non-clerical) Purpose: * Addresses and ...
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