Veterinary Assistant Salary in the US

$13.68
per hour
per year
$30,570
per year
per hour
Bonus
$0/year

Veterinary Assistant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Veterinary Assistant is $13.68 per hour ($30,570 per year), which is $22,920 (-43%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A Veterinary Assistant can expect an average starting salary of $10.25. The highest salaries can exceed $17.55.
$10.25
Low
$13.68
Average salary
$17.55
High
$20,230
Low
$30,570
Average salary
$36,500
High

Veterinary Assistant Salary Range

Low
$10.25
Average salary
$13.68
Experienced
$15.03
High
$17.55
Low
$20,230
Average salary
$30,570
Experienced
$33,650
High
$36,500

Veterinary Assistant - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Veterinary Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $12.65 per hour. A mid career Veterinary Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $14.68, while an experienced Veterinary Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $15.05. Veterinary Assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn $15.56 per hour on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Veterinary Assistant

Late Career▲ +14%
Experienced▲ +10%
Mid Career▲ +7%
Average Salary$13.68/hour
Entry Level▼ -8%

Gender Breakdown

Female
82%
Male
18%

Veterinary Assistant - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Veterinary Assistant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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