Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Veterinary Technician make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$53,472 / yrTotal Pay
$38,425 / yrBase Pay
$15,047 / yrAdditional Pay

$53,472

 / yr
$5K$648K
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The estimated total pay for a Veterinary Technician is $53,472 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $38,425 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 $15,047 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 Technician?

Some related job titles are Animal Care Salaries with median pay of $49,703, Animal Care Technician Salaries with median pay of $50,639, Licensed Veterinary Technician Salaries with median pay of $63,113, Registered Veterinary Technician Salaries with median pay of $68,148.

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Banfield Pet Hospital
3.2

Banfield Pet Hospital

Veterinary Technician

$37,760

 /yr
Range: $15K - $67K

$15K

$67K

$15,376 - $66,823 Range

VCA
3.3

VCA

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $11 - $36

$11

$36

$11 - $36 Range

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital
3.2

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $13 - $33

$13

$33

$13 - $33 Range

Thrive Pet Healthcare
3.9

Thrive Pet Healthcare

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $26

$12

$26

$12 - $26 Range

MedVet
3.9

MedVet

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $31

$15

$31

$15 - $31 Range

VetCor
3.5

VetCor

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $11 - $26

$11

$26

$11 - $26 Range

Petco
3.2

Petco

Veterinary Technician

$38,091

 /yr
Range: $35K - $53K

$35K

$53K

$34,984 - $53,463 Range

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National Veterinary Associates
3.6

National Veterinary Associates

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$14

$26

$14 - $26 Range

Waste Management
3.6

Waste Management

Veterinary Technician

$45,707

 /yr
Range: $43K - $55K

$43K

$55K

$43,101 - $55,005 Range

PetVet Care Centers
2.7

PetVet Care Centers

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $29

$14

$29

$14 - $29 Range

Banfield Pet Hospital
3.2

Banfield Pet Hospital

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$11

$26

$11 - $26 Range

VCA
3.3

VCA

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Ethos Veterinary Health
3.6

Ethos Veterinary Health

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Tufts University
4.4

Tufts University

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $19 - $24

$19

$24

$19 - $24 Range

Veterinary Emergency Group
4.1

Veterinary Emergency Group

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $21 - $38

$21

$38

$21 - $38 Range

Animal Medical Center
4.1

Animal Medical Center

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $12 - $39

$12

$39

$12 - $39 Range

University of Florida
4.3

University of Florida

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $24

$15

$24

$15 - $24 Range

MSPCA Angell
3.7

MSPCA Angell

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $15 - $33

$15

$33

$15 - $33 Range

Red Bank Veterinary Hospitl
3.0

Red Bank Veterinary Hospitl

Veterinary Technician - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

NexAge Technologies USA
3.7

NexAge Technologies USA

Veterinary Technician

$32,994

 /yr
Range: $30K - $38K

$30K

$38K

$30,438 - $37,740 Range

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$22

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8 days ago by a Certified Veterinary Technician with more than 15 years of experience

$34

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

$50,000

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Technician with 10 to 14 years of experience

$20

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8 days ago by a Vet Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$20

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$25

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8 days ago by a Veterinary Technician with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Veterinary Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Veterinary Technician is $36,554 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Veterinary Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3644 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Veterinary Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Veterinary Technician in United States is $47,654 per year.

The lowest salary for a Veterinary Technician in United States is $28,039 per year.

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