Veterinary Technician Salary in the US

$36,450
per year
per month
$3,040
per month
per year
Bonus
$560/year
Bonus
$50/month

Veterinary Technician - Average Salary

The average salary for a Veterinary Technician is $36,450 per year ($3,040 per month), which is $17,040 (-32%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A Veterinary Technician can expect an average starting salary of $27,590. The highest salaries can exceed $55,850.
$27,590
Low
$36,450
Average salary
$55,850
High
$2,300
Low
$3,040
Average salary
$4,650
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$29,000
$57,900
Salary$27,590 - 55,850
Bonus$0 - 2,050
Total Pay$27,590 - 57,900
$0
$2,410
$4,820
Salary$2,300 - 4,650
Bonus$0 - 170
Total Pay$2,300 - 4,820

Veterinary Technician Salary Range

Low
$27,590
Average salary
$36,450
Experienced
$43,400
High
$55,850
Low
$2,300
Average salary
$3,040
Experienced
$3,620
High
$4,650
Among Veterinary Technicians in the US, Large Animal Veterinary Technicians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians enjoy the highest salaries.

Veterinary Technician - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Large Animal Veterinary Technician$43K/year
+18% 
Licensed Veterinary Technician$43K/year
+17% 

Veterinary Technician - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Veterinary Technician with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $30,890 per year. A mid career Veterinary Technician with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $35,880, while an experienced Veterinary Technician with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $41,775. Veterinary Technicians with more than 20 years of experience earn $42,500 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Veterinary Technician

Late Career▲ +17%
Experienced▲ +15%
Average Salary$36,450/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -15%

Gender Breakdown

Female
81%
Male
19%

Veterinary Technician - Jobs by Location

Veterinary Technician - Related Salaries

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