How much does a Veterinary Nurse make in the United States? The average Veterinary Nurse salary in the United States is $52,349 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $47,599 and $58,608. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $47,599 10% $43,274 90% $64,307 75% $58,608 $52,349 50%(Median)
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Licensed Veterinary Technician, LVT

Comp Resource Group (Veterinary) - Alexandria, VA

Veterinarian Doctor DVM

Comp Resource Group (Veterinary) - Alexandria, VA

Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

Town & Country and Columbia Pike Animal Hospitals - Annandale, VA

Pharmacy Assistant

Davis Reeder Hall DVM PLC - Annandale, VA

What is a Veterinary Nurse ?

Paraveterinary workers are those people who assist a veterinary physician in the performance of their duties, or carry out animal health procedures autonomously as part of a veterinary care system. The job role varies throughout the world, and common titles include veterinary nurse, veterinary technician, veterinary assistant and veterinary technologist, and variants with the prefix of 'animal health'. The scope of practice varies between countries, with some countries allowing suitably qualified paraveterinary workers a scope of autonomous practice, including minor surgery, whilst others re...

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Dulles South Veterinary Center - South Riding , VA
... nursing care * Performing thorough physical exams on patients and recognizing abnormal findings ... Veterinary Technician License in Virginia, or have an active license in another state that ...
Glassdoor - 3 days ago
Dulles South Veterinary Center - South Riding , VA
... nursing care * Performing thorough physical exams on patients and recognizing abnormal findings ... Veterinary Technician License in Virginia, or have an active license in another state that ...
Glassdoor - 3 days ago
Dulles South Veterinary Center - South Riding , VA
... nursing care * Performing thorough physical exams on patients and recognizing abnormal findings ... Veterinary Technician License in Virginia, or have an active license in another state that ...
Glassdoor - 9 days ago
iHire - Fairfax Station , VA
We are looking to recruit a compassionate veterinary assistant to assist our veterinary team by providing assistance with nursing and other duties. The veterinary assistant will educate clients on ...
LinkedIn - 26 days ago
Cherrydale Vet Clinic - Arlington , VA
Full time Veterinary Assistant/Front Desk needed in our busy full service small animal practice in ... animal nursing care and client education. Strong communication and interpersonal skills ...
iHire - 32 days ago
Seneca Hill Animal Hospital, Resort & Spa - Great Falls , VA
Ensuring the delivery of excellent nursing care for all hospital patients. * Client Communication * Assisting Veterinarians with appointments * Managing the controlled drug inventory and monthly ...
ZipRecruiter - 74 days ago

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