Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare veterinary technologists and technician salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,300
25th Percentile Wage
$35,320
50th Percentile Wage
$44,020
75th Percentile Wage
$54,680
90th Percentile Wage
$61,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $61,750. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid veterinary technologists and technicians is $32,300.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,020-3.86%-0.68%
201545,720-2.82%-
201447,0103.59%-
201345,3202.21%-
201244,320--

Compare Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of veterinary technologists and technicians in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $48,330. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $38,220). For detailed veterinary technologists and technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$48,330
Federal government, including USPS
$48,330
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$44,020
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$41,470
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$41,240
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$40,030
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$39,650
State government, including schools and hospitals
$38,220

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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