Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,210
25th Percentile Wage
$26,340
50th Percentile Wage
$31,110
75th Percentile Wage
$36,430
90th Percentile Wage
$39,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,210.

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
$31,110
3.12% 10.93%
2016
$30,140
-0.93% -
2015
$30,420
3.65% -
2014
$29,310
1.98% -
2013
$28,730
3.55% -
2012
$27,710
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $23,020 to $33,640. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $33,640. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Asheville (mean annual salary $33,010). The lowest paying area is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $23,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$33,640
Asheville
$33,010
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,480
Durham-Chapel Hill
$32,120
Greensboro-High Point
$30,010
Winston-Salem
$29,560
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$29,310
Burlington
$28,790
Greenville
$27,970
Wilmington
$27,940
Jacksonville
$27,850
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,370
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,130
Goldsboro
$26,600
Fayetteville
$26,550
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,400
Rocky Mount
$23,020




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