Veterinary assistant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Veterinary assistant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $27,476
Alabama $20,600
Arkansas $23,993
Arizona $23,816
California $29,024
Colorado $29,720
Connecticut $29,790
District of Columbia $27,140
Delaware $25,980
Florida $25,650
Georgia $25,980
Hawaii $29,170
Iowa $28,410
Idaho $25,903
Illinois $23,242
Indiana $23,478
Kansas $25,229
Kentucky $25,380
Louisiana $24,310
Massachusetts $34,860
Maryland $28,420
Maine $32,690
Michigan $26,010
Minnesota $28,760
Missouri $28,110
Mississippi $23,350
Montana $27,000
North Carolina $28,830
North Dakota $25,670
Nebraska $24,640
New Hampshire $26,880
New Jersey $25,570
New Mexico $23,130
Nevada $28,010
New York $30,725
Ohio $25,120
Oklahoma $25,080
Oregon $30,700
Pennsylvania $28,840
Puerto Rico $18,550
Rhode Island $24,170
South Carolina $25,450
South Dakota $23,450
Tennessee $23,800
Texas $25,020
Utah $24,130
Virginia $26,350
Vermont $29,600
Washington $30,260
Wisconsin $25,200
West Virginia $22,400
Wyoming $27,040

How do veterinary assistant salaries compare to similar careers?

Veterinary assistants earn about the same as related careers in New Jersey. On average, they make less than endoscopy technicians but more than home health aides.

Career Median Salary
Endoscopy technician salary $35K
Medical assistant salary $35K
Animal trainer salary $26K
Pharmacy technician salary $30K
Orderly salary $30K
Veterinary assistant salary $26K
Personal care aide salary $29K
Animal caretaker salary $24K
Home health aide salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)