Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,090
25th Percentile Wage
$24,270
50th Percentile Wage
$28,840
75th Percentile Wage
$34,950
90th Percentile Wage
$40,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.66
25th Percentile Wage
$11.67
50th Percentile Wage
$13.87
75th Percentile Wage
$16.80
90th Percentile Wage
$19.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.60. The median hourly salary is $13.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.66.

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
201628,8400.21%7.63%
201528,7803.47%-
201427,7801.76%-
201327,2902.38%-
201226,640--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Texas ranges from $21,010 to $48,210. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Texas is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,210. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $34,410). The lowest paying area is San Angelo with a median annual salary of $21,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,210
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$34,410
Victoria
$33,770
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,490
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,310
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,280
Laredo
$30,730
Longview
$30,590
College Station-Bryan
$30,190
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$29,270
Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,040
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$28,850
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$28,710
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$28,300
Abilene
$27,500
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$27,440
El Paso
$27,410
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$26,860
Midland
$26,570
Odessa
$26,530
Lubbock
$26,380
Corpus Christi
$25,970
Brownsville-Harlingen
$24,850
Amarillo
$24,720
Waco
$24,220
Tyler
$24,100
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,030
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$22,970
San Angelo
$21,010


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