Veterinary Assistant and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Salary Information in Fargo, North Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in Fargo, North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in Fargo 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 Fargo, North Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,260
25th Percentile Wage
$22,050
50th Percentile Wage
$26,000
75th Percentile Wage
$34,820
90th Percentile Wage
$40,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in Fargo, North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,260.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$26,000
3.00% 0.00%
2015
$25,220
10.90% -
2014
$22,470
-15.71% -
2012
$26,000
- -

Table 3. Compare Veterinary Assistant and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Salary in Fargo with Other North Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $26,000, Fargo is the highest paying city for veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in state of North Dakota, followed by East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $22,410). In comparison, the median annual salary of veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers in Fargo is 13.8 percent (13.8%) higher than that in East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fargo
$26,000
East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$22,410



See also: Top paying jobs in Fargo, North Dakota.