Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,520
25th Percentile Wage
$30,620
50th Percentile Wage
$35,790
75th Percentile Wage
$41,590
90th Percentile Wage
$49,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,520.

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
$35,790
3.66% -2.35%
2016
$34,480
-0.75% -
2015
$34,740
-4.84% -
2014
$36,420
-1.43% -
2013
$36,940
0.84% -
2012
$36,630
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Virginia ranges from $26,820 to $36,460. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $36,460. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Harrisonburg (mean annual salary $36,050). The lowest paying area is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol with a median annual salary of $26,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$36,460
Harrisonburg
$36,050
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$35,520
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,540
Richmond
$33,330
Roanoke
$33,300
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$32,740
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,160
Lynchburg
$29,180
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$29,130
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$26,820




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