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Alternate Job Titles: Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Assistant

What is the average annual salary for Veterinary Assistant?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Veterinary Assistant may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Veterinary Assistant in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Veterinary Assistant in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Veterinary Assistant in the United States is $28,458 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Veterinary Assistant in the United States are expected to make less than $28,458.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $28,458
  • 10%$17,897
  • 25%$22,930
  • 75%$34,327
  • 90%$39,670

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Job Description for Veterinary Assistant

Prepares treatment room for examination of animals; restrains animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation. Administers injections, performs venipunctures, applies wound dressings, cleans teeth, and takes vital signs of animal. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to be certified/licensed. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision of a veterinarian. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. View Veterinary Assistant job description

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