Veterinary Assistant and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Salary Information in St Cloud, Minnesota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in St Cloud, Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in St Cloud is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers in St Cloud, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,310
25th Percentile Wage
$20,360
50th Percentile Wage
$23,080
75th Percentile Wage
$29,420
90th Percentile Wage
$36,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in St Cloud, Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$23,080
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$23,080
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Table 3. Compare Veterinary Assistant and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Salary in St Cloud with Other Minnesota Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $23,080 in St Cloud is in the middle of salary range for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in state of Minnesota. In comparison, the annual salary of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in St Cloud is 35.0 percent (35.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Rochester and 12.6 percent (12.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$35,510
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$29,670
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$29,390
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$27,230
St Cloud
$23,080
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$20,170



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