Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians amongst Michigan cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,250
25th Percentile Wage
$26,010
50th Percentile Wage
$32,240
75th Percentile Wage
$37,960
90th Percentile Wage
$45,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.26
25th Percentile Wage
$12.51
50th Percentile Wage
$15.50
75th Percentile Wage
$18.25
90th Percentile Wage
$22.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.03. The median hourly salary is $15.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.26.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of veterinary technologists and technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,2405.09%-0.56%
201530,600-0.23%-
201430,670-0.68%-
201330,880-4.99%-
201232,420--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Michigan ranges from $22,810 to $39,940. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Michigan is Niles-Benton Harbor with a median annual salary of $39,940. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $37,540). The lowest paying area is Kalamazoo-Portage with a median annual salary of $22,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Niles-Benton Harbor
$39,940
Lansing-East Lansing
$37,540
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$36,030
Ann Arbor
$35,470
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$33,540
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$33,020
Flint
$33,000
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$32,010
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$31,830
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$31,560
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$30,830
South Bend-Mishawaka
$30,330
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$30,000
Battle Creek
$29,210
Holland-Grand Haven
$29,170
Kalamazoo-Portage
$22,810


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