VET Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$28,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
PETCO Animal Supplies Stores
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a vet assistant make?
VET Assistants in America make an average salary of $28,595 per year or $13.75 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $38,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 per year. Health Care companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest VET Assistant salaries include New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas. Most VET Assistants spend 2.5 years in the position.

Average VET Assistant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a VET Assistant in the USA is $28,595 annually or $13.75 hourly. The city with the highest VET Assistant salary is New York, NY at $38,995 per year. Not only that, New York, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $25,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported VET Assistant salaries are New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas. On the other hand, North Carolina, Alabama, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Georgia report the lowest wages for VET Assistants.

Map of VET Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where VET Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average VET Assistant Salary By Company

There is good job security in VET Assistant positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Health Care companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. PETCO Animal Supplies Stores and Kansas State School for the Blind are the highest paying companies. Companies like University of Tennessee and University of Florida also pay high salaries to their VET Assistants.

VET Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added VET Assistant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The Ohio State University
Veterinary Assistant
03/21/2020
$23,166
Ohio State University
Veterinary Assistant Vmc-D
03/21/2020
$23,166
Washington State
Veterinary Assistant/Seasonal
03/13/2020
$28,696
Connecticut Humane Society
Newington Shelter Veterinary Assistant
03/11/2020
$26,088
The Ohio State University
Veterinary Assistant
03/04/2020
$23,166
Central Texas College
Instructor-Veterinary Assistant
02/28/2020
$52,175
San Diego Humane Society
Veterinary Assistant
02/17/2020
$30,262
Ohio State University
Veterinary Asst-Onco-Temp
02/15/2020
$23,166
Animal Humane Society
Veterinary Assistant-
02/14/2020
$29,218
County of Sonoma, California
VET Assistant
01/22/2020
$56,227
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