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 amongst Colorado cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,220
25th Percentile Wage
$27,270
50th Percentile Wage
$32,280
75th Percentile Wage
$37,760
90th Percentile Wage
$44,130

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 $44,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.16
25th Percentile Wage
$13.11
50th Percentile Wage
$15.52
75th Percentile Wage
$18.16
90th Percentile Wage
$21.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.22. The median hourly salary is $15.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.16.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of veterinary technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,2807.40%6.13%
201529,890-1.84%-
201430,440-1.71%-
201330,9602.13%-
201230,300--

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 $23,410 to $37,690. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Colorado is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,690. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $33,860). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$37,690
Fort Collins-Loveland
$33,860
Colorado Springs
$33,820
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$33,380
Grand Junction
$30,820
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$28,440
Boulder
$27,950
Greeley
$27,790
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$23,410


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