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Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare veterinary technologists and technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,190
25th Percentile Wage
$26,680
50th Percentile Wage
$32,120
75th Percentile Wage
$38,560
90th Percentile Wage
$47,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) veterinary technologists and technicians is $47,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid veterinary technologists and technicians is $22,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,1202.21%6.69%
201531,4102.13%-
201430,7401.72%-
201330,2100.79%-
201229,970--

Compare Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of veterinary technologists and technicians in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for veterinary technologists and technician occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $38,170. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $32,060). For detailed veterinary technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$38,170
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$38,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,120
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,060
Veterinary Services
$32,060

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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