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

Average base salary
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16.6k salaries reported, updated at Mar 24, 2020
$15.93
per hour
The average salary for a veterinary technician is $15.93 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Veterinary Technicians

Most recommended skill

Veterinary Medicine Degreedimension-trending-icon

earn +22.42% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 41.69% since 2018. Veterinary Technicians with this skill earn +22.42% more than the average base salary, which is $15.93 per hour.

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Top fields of studyVeterinary Medicine Degree
+22.42%salary
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Top certificationsBC/BE
+12.23%salary
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Top licensesVeterinary Technician Certification
+8.82%salary

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Most common benefits for Veterinary Technicians

  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule

Salary satisfaction

32%

Based on 4,998 ratings

32% of Veterinary technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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