Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians amongst Louisiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,020
25th Percentile Wage
$21,070
50th Percentile Wage
$24,950
75th Percentile Wage
$29,760
90th Percentile Wage
$35,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $35,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of veterinary technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,950
-7.82% -2.24%
2016
$26,900
-0.67% -
2015
$27,080
-0.07% -
2014
$27,100
6.57% -
2013
$25,320
-0.75% -
2012
$25,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Louisiana ranges from $22,030 to $31,380. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $31,380. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $26,910). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $22,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$31,380
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$26,910
Shreveport-Bossier City
$26,810
Alexandria
$25,180
Monroe
$24,340
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$24,290
Lake Charles
$24,240
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$24,230
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$24,030
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$23,750
Lafayette
$22,030




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