Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,930
25th Percentile Wage
$28,650
50th Percentile Wage
$35,130
75th Percentile Wage
$42,220
90th Percentile Wage
$49,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,930.

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
$35,130
5.52% 7.09%
2016
$33,190
0.36% -
2015
$33,070
0.03% -
2014
$33,060
-0.15% -
2013
$33,110
1.42% -
2012
$32,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $28,830 to $54,620. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Pennsylvania is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $54,620. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $41,510). The lowest paying area is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Johnstown
$54,620
Newark-Union
$41,510
Philadelphia
$37,720
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$37,310
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$36,080
Reading
$35,710
York-Hanover
$35,450
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$35,370
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$35,290
Lancaster
$35,070
State College
$33,900
Lebanon
$33,590
Williamsport
$33,320
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,960
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$31,630
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$31,560
Pittsburgh
$30,210
Erie
$29,100
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,070
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,830




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