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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 $55,990, Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi is the highest paying city for veterinary technologists and technicians. It is followed by Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa (average annual salary $54,750). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$55,990
30
2 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$54,750
110
3 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$54,620
n/a
4 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$53,160
130
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$51,260
360
6 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$49,920
40
7 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$49,740
150
8 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$49,520
620
9 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$48,210
50
10 Framingham, Massachusetts
$47,830
220
11 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$46,980
520
12 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$46,920
880
13 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$46,310
170
14 Kingston, New York
$44,910
110
15 Ames, Iowa
$44,680
70
16 Ithaca, New York
$44,390
180
17 Anchorage, Alaska
$44,260
120
18 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$44,120
n/a
19 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$43,990
1,180
20 Waterbury, Connecticut
$43,900
60
21 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$43,820
540
22 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$43,500
40
23 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$42,950
830
24 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$42,910
40
25 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$42,750
150
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$42,680
1,160
27 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$42,640
290
28 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$42,290
150
29 San Rafael, USA
$41,640
100
30 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$41,600
720
31 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$41,510
870
32 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$41,410
1,990
33 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$41,320
170
34 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$41,290
30
35 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$41,260
4,510
36 Ocala, Florida
$40,690
150
37 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$40,550
70
38 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$40,420
40
39 Bloomington, USA
$40,120
30
40 Danbury, Connecticut
$40,050
110
41 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$39,830
110
42 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$39,800
1,230
43 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$39,660
1,980
44 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$39,630
40
45 Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, USA
$39,460
30
46 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$39,370
100
47 Worcester, Massachusetts
$39,320
560
48 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$39,180
70
49 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$39,100
390
50 Rochester, New York
$38,930
300
51 Manchester, New Hampshire
$38,900
140
52 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$38,760
300
53 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$38,710
2,670
54 Rochester, Minnesota
$38,620
100
55 Knoxville, Tennessee
$38,410
110
56 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$38,350
1,180
57 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$38,330
60
58 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$38,280
60
59 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$38,240
50
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$38,180
490
61 Syracuse, New York
$38,150
230
62 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$38,100
150
63 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$38,060
100
64 Salinas, California
$38,010
130
65 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$37,990
210
66 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$37,970
2,850
67 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$37,950
100
68 Corvallis, Oregon
$37,900
120
69 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$37,900
330
70 Napa, California
$37,850
30
71 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$37,850
50
72 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$37,810
1,670
73 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$37,720
750
74 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$37,710
290
75 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$37,680
970
76 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$37,650
710
77 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$37,650
1,230
78 Bellingham, Washington
$37,630
50
79 Tacoma, Washington
$37,520
260
80 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$37,500
210
81 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$37,380
1,040
82 Springfield, Massachusetts
$37,380
300
83 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$37,310
2,840
84 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$37,270
1,900
85 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$37,190
30
86 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$37,180
90
87 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$37,170
850
88 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$37,110
40
89 Madison, Wisconsin
$36,950
390
90 New Haven, Connecticut
$36,930
270
91 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$36,810
210
92 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$36,770
120
93 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$36,670
50
94 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$36,600
1,730
95 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$36,590
270
96 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$36,490
90
97 Charlottesville, Virginia
$36,460
120
98 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$36,430
150
99 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$36,420
80
100 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$36,370
130
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