Veterinary Assistant salary in the United States

Average salary
$26,500/yr
Based on 12,208 income tax records
$16,500
$44,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$25K
 
$28K
 
$29K
 
$28K
 
$27K
$16,500
$44,000
How much do Veterinary Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Veterinary Assistant is $26,500 per year. This is based on data from 12,208 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Veterinary Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Veterinary Assistant salary can vary between $16,500 to $44,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Veterinary Assistant salary by location

Veterinary Assistant salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Kindred At Home, Sonoma County, CA
15 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$26K – $60K
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Urban Animal Industries, King County, WA
10 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$32K – $46K
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BluePearl, King County, WA
18 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$21K – $52K
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A Caring Doctor P C, Snohomish County, WA
10 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$27K – $40K
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Pathway Vet Alliance, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$21K – $44K
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Las Vegas Veterinary Referra, Clark County, NV
13 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$19K – $41K
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Pet Services Of Washington P S, King County, WA
16 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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People Pets And Vets, Thurston County, WA
15 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$23K – $36K
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A Caring Doctor Texas P C, Tarrant County, TX
19 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$20K – $33K
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Animal Healthcare Of Texas PC, Bexar County, TX
14 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$18K – $37K

Veterinary Assistant demographics in United States

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80% are single
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20% are married
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17% have kids
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21% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Veterinary Assistants in United States

12,208 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a veterinary assistant in the United States is $26,500 per year. Veterinary assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $44,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 12,208 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as veterinary assistant.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for veterinary assistants in the United States: Kindred at Home ($38,500 a year), Urban Animal Industries ($37,500 a year), and BluePearl ($35,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for veterinary assistants in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($34,500 a year), Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA ($34,000 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($34,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.