Veterinary Assistant

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October 30, 2016

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Veterinary Assistant Job Description

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines.

Veterinary Assistant Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Veterinary Assistant is $21757 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $30503. The lowest salary reported was $17392. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Veterinary Assistant is $10.82 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $15.17. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $8.65. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Veterinary Assistant are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $200 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Veterinary Assistant. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Texas – n/a
Washington – n/a
Wisconsin – n/a

These are the highest paying cities for a Veterinary Assistant. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Veterinary Assistant from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $21757 while in 2007 it was just $20177.06

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 90% of Veterinary Assistants were females while 10% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Future Jobs

Veterinary Assistant or Laboratory Animal Caretaker
$16,765 – $33,103
Veterinary Technologist / Technician
$19,487 – $39,368
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
$23,336 – $46,393


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