Veterinary Assistant Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Veterinary Assistant make in District of Columbia? The average Veterinary Assistant salary in District of Columbia is $34,129 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $27,499 and $41,167. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $27,499 10% $21,463 90% $47,574 75% $41,167 $34,129 50%(Median)
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Veterinary Assistant prepares treatment room for examination of animals; restrains animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation. Administers injections, performs venipunctures, applies wound dressings, cleans teeth, and takes vital signs of animal. Being a Veterinary Assistant requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to be certified/licensed. Additionally, Veterinary Assistant is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision of a veterinarian. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. (Copyright 2020

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $33,957 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $33,957 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $33,957 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $33,957 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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