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What Is The Average Vet Tech Salary?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that veterinary technologists and technicians make $36,260 each year. The lowest 10 percent of veterinary technologists and technicians earned less than $25,520, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $52,410.
How Much Do Vet Techs Make Per Hour?
Veterinary technicians make $17.43 per hour, according to the BLS.
Where Can Vet Techs Earn The Most?
Colleges and universities pay veterinary technicians the most. They pay $41,980 per year compared to an average of $36,260 per year for the profession as a whole.
Where Can I Find Open Vet Tech Positions?
Colleges, universities, veterinary service providers and non-profits all employ veterinary technicians. For vet tech jobs in your area, check out HealthJob’s vet tech job board.
How Much Do Vet Techs Earn in Each State?
The table below compares veterinary technologist and technician salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of veterinary technologists and technicians in each state as well as the number of veterinary technologists and technicians per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics.