Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians among Colorado metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Veterinary Technologists and Technicians in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,440
25th Percentile Wage
$28,910
50th Percentile Wage
$34,160
75th Percentile Wage
$39,320
90th Percentile Wage
$46,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of veterinary technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,160
5.50% 11.30%
2016
$32,280
7.40% -
2015
$29,890
-1.84% -
2014
$30,440
-1.71% -
2013
$30,960
2.13% -
2012
$30,300
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinary Technologists and Technicians in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Colorado ranges from $20,920 to $37,990. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Colorado is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,990. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $35,560). The lowest paying area is Pueblo with a median annual salary of $20,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$37,990
Fort Collins-Loveland
$35,560
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$35,330
Colorado Springs
$34,650
Grand Junction
$30,050
Boulder
$29,480
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$29,320
Greeley
$27,430
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$25,930
Pueblo
$20,920




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