Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians among Oklahoma 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,360
25th Percentile Wage
$22,950
50th Percentile Wage
$31,170
75th Percentile Wage
$36,690
90th Percentile Wage
$40,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Oklahoma 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 $31,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.35
25th Percentile Wage
$11.03
50th Percentile Wage
$14.98
75th Percentile Wage
$17.64
90th Percentile Wage
$19.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.38. The median hourly salary is $14.98. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.35.

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
201631,170-2.69%21.46%
201532,01012.96%-
201427,8608.76%-
201325,4203.70%-
201224,480--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Oklahoma ranges from $19,130 to $34,110. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a median annual salary of $34,110. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $31,660). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
$34,110
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$31,660
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$30,880
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$29,740
Tulsa
$27,250
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$19,130


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