Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians amongst Minnesota 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 Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,510
25th Percentile Wage
$29,230
50th Percentile Wage
$34,000
75th Percentile Wage
$39,330
90th Percentile Wage
$48,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.75
25th Percentile Wage
$14.05
50th Percentile Wage
$16.35
75th Percentile Wage
$18.91
90th Percentile Wage
$23.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.18. The median hourly salary is $16.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.75.

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
201634,0003.97%9.03%
201532,6505.33%-
201430,910-0.26%-
201330,9900.19%-
201230,930--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Minnesota ranges from $28,870 to $31,830. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Minnesota is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,830. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Rochester (mean annual salary $31,450). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $28,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$31,830
Rochester
$31,450
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$30,810
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$29,770
St Cloud
$29,360
Mankato-North Mankato
$28,870



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