Veterinary technologists and technicians
hold about 79,600 jobs in the United States. About 91 percent worked in
veterinary services. The remainder worked in boarding kennels, animal
shelters, stables, grooming salons, zoos, state and private educational
institutions, and local, state, and Federal agencies.
Median annual wages of
veterinary technologists and technicians is $28,900. The middle 50
percent earned between $23,580 and $34,960. The bottom 10 percent earned
less than $19,770, and the top 10 percent earned more than $41,490.
Veterinary technologists in research jobs may earn more than veterinary
technicians in other types of jobs.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.