Becoming a Veterinary Technologist via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Penn Foster Career School is a US school (accredited) offering veterinary technician courses to train individuals to become top-notch veterinary technicians, veterinarians, veterinarian assistants, veterinary scientistss, veterinary technologists, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 79,200 people employed as veterinary technologists and technicians alone in America, and their average annual salary is $30,580. Colleges and universities like Penn Foster Career School that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Veterinary Technologist Salary Information

Category: Veterinary technologists and technicians

Total # Employed in the US 79,200
Average Hourly Wage: $14.7/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$9.7 $11.54 $14.08 $17.25 $20.71
Average Yearly Salary $30,580
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$20,180 $23,990 $29,280 $35,880 $43,080
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
2.5% 27.8% 34.1% 19.0% 14.1% 1.4% 1.1%
Veterinary technologists and technicians — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Delaware $17.48/hr $36,360
Oklahoma $17.43/hr $36,250
Florida $17.39/hr $36,160
Colorado $17.17/hr $35,720
New York $16.95/hr $35,260
Missouri $16.81/hr $34,970
North Dakota $16.11/hr $33,500
Nebraska $16.06/hr $33,400
Montana $15.96/hr $33,190
Alaska $15.47/hr $32,190
Virginia $15.46/hr $32,160
North Carolina $15.11/hr $31,420
Ohio $15.07/hr $31,340
Kansas $15.07/hr $31,340
District of Columbia $15.03/hr $31,250
Mississippi $15.02/hr $31,250
Puerto Rico $14.89/hr $30,960
New Hampshire $14.68/hr $30,530
Utah $14.55/hr $30,270
Kentucky $14.41/hr $29,980
Tennessee $14.4/hr $29,950
Michigan $14.32/hr $29,780
Connecticut $14.24/hr $29,620
Maine $14.22/hr $29,580
Louisiana $14.13/hr $29,390
South Carolina $14.13/hr $29,400
Indiana $14.06/hr $29,240
Hawaii $13.58/hr $28,250
Washington $13.54/hr $28,170
Pennsylvania $13.38/hr $27,830
New Jersey $13.22/hr $27,500
Wyoming $13.18/hr $27,420
West Virginia $13.1/hr $27,240
Arkansas $13.09/hr $27,240
Nevada $12.79/hr $26,610
Guam $12.75/hr $26,530
Oregon $12.75/hr $26,510
Maryland $12.71/hr $26,430
New Mexico $12.66/hr $26,330
Iowa $12.54/hr $26,080
Alabama $12.41/hr $25,810
South Dakota $12.35/hr $25,680
Wisconsin $12.01/hr $24,970
California $12/hr $24,960
Idaho $11.91/hr $24,770
Massachusetts $11.39/hr $23,700


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