Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,070
25th Percentile Wage
$23,240
50th Percentile Wage
$28,930
75th Percentile Wage
$37,010
90th Percentile Wage
$53,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.65
25th Percentile Wage
$11.17
50th Percentile Wage
$13.91
75th Percentile Wage
$17.79
90th Percentile Wage
$25.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.59. The median hourly salary is $13.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.65.

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
201628,9301.90%-4.32%
201528,380-7.79%-
201430,590-2.65%-
201331,4003.89%-
201230,180--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Mississippi ranges from $25,000 to $54,190. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Mississippi is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,190. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,640). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $25,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$54,190
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$51,640
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$32,080
Jackson
$28,230
Pascagoula
$27,350
Hattiesburg
$25,000


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