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How much does a Veterinary Technologist make in the United States?

Average Veterinary Technologist Hourly Wage in the United States

Veterinary Technologists earn a median hourly wage of $15.62. Hourly wages typically start from $10.74 and go up to $23.24.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Veterinary Technologist Yearly Salary in the United States

Veterinary Technologists earn a median salary of $32,490 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,340 and go up to $48,330.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

73%
Full-Time
27%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
330
RATINGS
Veterinary Technologists average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Veterinary Technologists in the 6th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Veterinary Technologist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Veterinary Technologist Earnings

The highest earning Veterinary Technologists in the United States earn:

$23.24
an hour
$48,330
per year
Senior Veterinary Technologist Earnings

Senior Veterinary Technologists in the United States earn:

$18.73
an hour
$38,950
per year
Experienced Veterinary Technologist Earnings

Experienced Veterinary Technologists in the United States earn:

$15.62
an hour
$32,490
per year
Junior Veterinary Technologist Earnings

Junior Veterinary Technologists in the United States earn:

$12.92
an hour
$26,870
per year
Starting Veterinary Technologist Earnings

Starting Veterinary Technologists in the United States earn:

$10.74
an hour
$22,340
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Veterinary Technologist salary comparison

Veterinary Technologists earn less than 76% percent of Animals careers. Veterinary Technologist salaries are in the bottom 76% of all careers in the United States.

Veterinarian Salary $88k
Zoo Endocrinologist Salary $79k
Farmer Salary $70k
Animal Scientist Salary $64k
Zoologist Salary $60k
Fish And Game Warden Salary $52k
Wildlife Enforcement Officer Salary $50k
Animal Breeder Salary $40k
Commercial Fisherman Salary $35k
Animal Control Worker Salary $34k
Exterminator Salary $33k
Veterinary Technologist Salary $32k
Animal Trainer Salary $27k
Veterinary Assistant Salary $25k
Dairy Herdsperson Salary $22k
Animal Caretaker Salary $21k
Source:

Historical salary for Veterinary Technologists in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Veterinary Technologist salary by state

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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