Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Missouri

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,570
25th Percentile Wage
$27,560
50th Percentile Wage
$33,960
75th Percentile Wage
$41,040
90th Percentile Wage
$49,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,570.

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
$33,960
-4.56% 17.99%
2016
$35,510
0.56% -
2015
$35,310
10.17% -
2014
$31,720
6.43% -
2013
$29,680
6.17% -
2012
$27,850
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Missouri ranges from $20,060 to $39,180. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Missouri is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,180. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $35,250). The lowest paying area is Cape Girardeau-Jackson with a median annual salary of $20,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,180
Kansas City
$35,250
St Louis
$34,480
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$32,630
St Joseph
$31,530
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,250
Columbia
$30,140
Jefferson City
$28,300
Springfield
$28,080
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$23,580
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$23,290
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$20,060




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