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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
328
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

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Veterinary Technologist Salary in New York $20.34 $42,310 # 1
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Alaska $20.31 $42,240 # 2
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Massachusetts $18.48 $38,440 # 3
Veterinary Technologist Salary in California $18.30 $38,050 # 4
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Connecticut $18.07 $37,580 # 5
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Washington $17.25 $35,880 # 6
Veterinary Technologist Salary in New Jersey $16.89 $35,140 # 7
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Missouri $17.07 $35,510 # 8
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Rhode Island $17.04 $35,440 # 9
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Minnesota $16.35 $34,000 # 10
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Virginia $16.58 $34,480 # 11
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Oregon $16.89 $35,130 # 12
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Vermont $16.96 $35,270 # 13
Veterinary Technologist Salary in North Dakota $14.62 $30,400 # 14
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Nevada $16.69 $34,720 # 15
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Maryland $16.47 $34,270 # 16
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Maine $16.58 $34,490 # 17
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Ohio $15.21 $31,630 # 18
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Iowa $15.54 $32,320 # 19
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Pennsylvania $15.96 $33,190 # 20
Veterinary Technologist Salary in New Hampshire $16.17 $33,620 # 21
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Illinois $14.81 $30,800 # 22
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Wisconsin $15.19 $31,590 # 23
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Colorado $15.52 $32,280 # 24
Veterinary Technologist Salary in District of Columbia $15.62 $32,490 # 25
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Hawaii $15.37 $31,970 # 26
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Michigan $15.50 $32,240 # 27
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Mississippi $13.91 $28,930 # 28
Veterinary Technologist Salary in New Mexico $15.42 $32,070 # 29
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Florida $14.89 $30,970 # 30
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Delaware $14.22 $29,570 # 31
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Tennessee $14.00 $29,120 # 32
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Arizona $14.37 $29,900 # 33
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Montana $14.46 $30,080 # 34
Veterinary Technologist Salary in North Carolina $14.49 $30,140 # 35
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Georgia $14.35 $29,850 # 36
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Kentucky $13.54 $28,170 # 37
Veterinary Technologist Salary in South Dakota $14.18 $29,490 # 38
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Oklahoma $14.98 $31,170 # 39
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Nebraska $14.63 $30,430 # 40
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Wyoming $14.10 $29,330 # 41
Veterinary Technologist Salary in South Carolina $14.19 $29,510 # 42
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Indiana $13.92 $28,950 # 43
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Texas $13.87 $28,840 # 44
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Kansas $13.62 $28,330 # 45
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Alabama $12.87 $26,770 # 46
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Utah $13.38 $27,830 # 47
Veterinary Technologist Salary in West Virginia $13.59 $28,270 # 48
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Louisiana $12.93 $26,900 # 49
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Idaho $13.23 $27,520 # 50
Veterinary Technologist Salary in Arkansas $12.72 $26,450 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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