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How Much Money Will Vet Techs Make in 2018?

by Lori Hehn - January 26, 2018 at 11:31 AM
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How much money will vet techs make in 2018?

As of January 2018, the average pay for a veterinary technician is:

$14.09/hr, or $31,659/year

The rate ranges from:

$10.23-$18.23 per hour, and $21,467-$41,291 per year



Source:  GlassDoor

The pay scale is connected mostly to experience, with credentials, location, and company playing a role. The numbers were collected anonymously from over 1,200 veterinary technician employees. The numbers were very similar between two different websites reporting this data from 2017-2018.

There is a positive trend, in that the more experience you have, the higher your pay becomes. Be sure to check out the graphics regarding this trend. How can you boost your own salary?

This blog post regarding salary factors and how to increase your income can help!

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About Lori Hehn

Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.

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