Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, veterinary technology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $82,451, while the bottom 20% make closer to $28,953. The median grad salary is $48,859.
Veterinary Technology graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology is $43,829, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $51,671.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for veterinary technology graduates
The highest paying career for veterinary technology graduates is veterinary technologist, with top salaries averaging around $30,810.
As per most recent US census
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