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 cities 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,830
25th Percentile Wage
$25,240
50th Percentile Wage
$29,670
75th Percentile Wage
$36,020
90th Percentile Wage
$43,610

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 $43,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,830.

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
$29,670
2.80% 10.21%
2016
$28,840
0.21% -
2015
$28,780
3.47% -
2014
$27,780
1.76% -
2013
$27,290
2.38% -
2012
$26,640
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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 $23,010 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 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $42,290). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,210
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,290
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$35,670
Victoria
$33,300
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$33,100
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,640
Sherman-Denison
$32,430
College Station-Bryan
$32,150
Laredo
$30,730
Brownsville-Harlingen
$30,440
Longview
$30,100
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$29,930
Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,630
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$29,450
Odessa
$29,330
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,280
Midland
$28,690
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$28,550
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$28,330
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$27,690
Corpus Christi
$27,030
Abilene
$26,830
Amarillo
$26,720
Lubbock
$25,950
Tyler
$25,770
El Paso
$25,690
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$24,630
San Angelo
$24,600
Waco
$24,460
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$23,280
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,010




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