Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Veterinary Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$50,048 / yrTotal Pay
$32,779 / yrBase Pay
$17,269 / yrAdditional Pay

$50,048

 / yr
$14K$247K
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The estimated total pay for a Veterinary Assistant is $50,048 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $32,779 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,269 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Veterinary Assistant?

Some related job titles are Vet Assistant Salaries with median pay of $48,390, Animal Care Technician Salaries with median pay of $50,639, Associate Veterinarian Salaries with median pay of $133,580, Certified Veterinary Technician Salaries with median pay of $59,695.

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Banfield Pet Hospital
3.2

Banfield Pet Hospital

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$10

$26

$10 - $26 Range

VCA
3.3

VCA

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $33

$10

$33

$10 - $33 Range

Banfield Pet Hospital
3.2

Banfield Pet Hospital

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$10

$24

$10 - $24 Range

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
3.2

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

VCA
3.3

VCA

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

MedVet
3.9

MedVet

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $23

$12

$23

$12 - $23 Range

Vetco Veterinary Clinic
3.1

Vetco Veterinary Clinic

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

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PetVet Care Centers
2.7

PetVet Care Centers

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

SAGE Veterinary Centers
3.4

SAGE Veterinary Centers

Veterinary Assistant

$53,807

 /yr
Range: $37K - $67K

$37K

$67K

$36,650 - $66,808 Range

Vetco Veterinary Clinic
3.1

Vetco Veterinary Clinic

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16K

$10

$16K

$10 - $16,331 Range

Thrive Pet Healthcare
3.9

Thrive Pet Healthcare

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

National Veterinary Associates
3.6

National Veterinary Associates

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Southern Veterinary Partners
4.3

Southern Veterinary Partners

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

MSPCA Angell
3.7

MSPCA Angell

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $29

$15

$29

$15 - $29 Range

VetCor
3.5

VetCor

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Banfield
3.1

Banfield

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Ethos Veterinary Health
3.6

Ethos Veterinary Health

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $24

$13

$24

$13 - $24 Range

Animal Medical Hospital
2.9

Animal Medical Hospital

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

VIP PetCare
3.4

VIP PetCare

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

WellHaven Pet Health
3.4

WellHaven Pet Health

Veterinary Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

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$17

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Assistant with less than one year of experience

$17

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$14

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$17

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$15

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Banfield Veterinary Assistant with less than one year of experience

$18

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Veterinary Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Veterinary Assistant is $31,373 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Veterinary Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2139 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Veterinary Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Veterinary Assistant in United States is $40,099 per year.

The lowest salary for a Veterinary Assistant in United States is $24,546 per year.

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