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Highest Paying Cities for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for veterinary technologists and technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of veterinary technologists and technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $54,190, Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi is the highest paying city for veterinary technologists and technicians. It is followed by South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida (average annual salary $54,030). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of veterinary technologists and technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$54,190
30
2 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$54,030
90
3 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$51,640
40
4 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$48,330
100
5 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$48,210
50
6 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$46,310
170
7 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$45,830
240
8 Ames, Iowa
$45,480
70
9 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$44,660
310
10 Ithaca, New York
$44,560
190
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$44,500
1,010
12 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$44,120
n/a
13 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$43,980
120
14 Framingham, Massachusetts
$43,900
180
15 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$43,860
720
16 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$43,500
40
17 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$43,240
830
18 Anchorage, Alaska
$43,230
130
19 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$42,060
40
20 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$41,960
310
21 Waterbury, Connecticut
$41,790
60
22 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$41,490
4,470
23 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$41,270
430
24 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$40,900
30
25 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$40,880
1,850
26 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$40,820
350
27 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$40,810
140
28 Danbury, Connecticut
$40,320
130
29 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$40,040
1,140
30 Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana
$40,030
30
31 Salinas, California
$40,020
80
32 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$39,940
50
33 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$39,860
140
34 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$39,840
580
35 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$39,660
1,980
36 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$39,180
60
37 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$39,070
80
38 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$39,060
50
39 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$39,030
880
40 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$38,800
1,510
41 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$38,740
100
42 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$38,530
390
43 Nashua, New Hampshire
$38,510
190
44 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$38,490
800
45 Tacoma, Washington
$38,490
200
46 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$38,280
770
47 Worcester, Massachusetts
$38,260
530
48 Kingston, New York
$38,100
70
49 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$38,000
130
50 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$37,900
70
51 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$37,690
180
52 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$37,650
710
53 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$37,540
180
54 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$37,510
680
55 Corvallis, Oregon
$37,370
80
56 Chico, California
$37,280
50
57 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$37,190
30
58 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$37,140
70
59 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$36,910
990
60 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$36,850
40
61 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$36,820
80
62 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$36,820
90
63 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$36,610
300
64 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$36,550
670
65 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$36,550
120
66 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$36,510
1,030
67 St Louis, Missouri
$36,480
920
68 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$36,450
790
69 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$36,420
80
70 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$36,220
110
71 New Haven, Connecticut
$36,170
300
72 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$36,150
210
73 Syracuse, New York
$36,110
190
74 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$36,090
2,770
75 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$36,070
1,740
76 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$36,050
1,070
77 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$36,030
300
78 Rochester, New York
$36,020
250
79 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$35,970
270
80 Madison, Wisconsin
$35,950
440
81 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$35,940
80
82 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$35,830
60
83 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$35,820
190
84 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$35,800
70
85 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$35,780
400
86 Reading, Pennsylvania
$35,660
110
87 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$35,470
220
88 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$35,430
130
89 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$35,420
90
90 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$35,410
400
91 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$35,380
290
92 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$35,340
30
93 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$35,320
100
94 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$35,290
110
95 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$35,290
50
96 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$35,200
40
97 Manchester, New Hampshire
$35,200
140
98 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$35,090
1,830
99 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$35,050
350
100 Montgomery, Alabama
$34,990
70
See also: Highest paying industries for veterinary technologists and technicians.