Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians among Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,340
25th Percentile Wage
$26,250
50th Percentile Wage
$30,970
75th Percentile Wage
$36,460
90th Percentile Wage
$40,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.74
25th Percentile Wage
$12.62
50th Percentile Wage
$14.89
75th Percentile Wage
$17.53
90th Percentile Wage
$19.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.32. The median hourly salary is $14.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.74.

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
201630,9703.10%10.24%
201530,0101.47%-
201429,5704.02%-
201328,3802.04%-
201227,800--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Florida ranges from $24,220 to $54,030. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Florida is South Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,030. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $38,280). The lowest paying area is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $24,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$54,030
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$38,280
Naples-Marco Island
$36,150
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$33,920
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$33,770
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$32,440
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$32,280
Port St Lucie
$32,180
Jacksonville
$32,070
Gainesville
$31,900
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$31,010
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$30,940
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$30,730
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$30,380
Punta Gorda
$30,070
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$29,810
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$29,590
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$29,160
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$28,780
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$28,650
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$28,430
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$28,200
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$27,270
Ocala
$24,640
Tallahassee
$24,220


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