How much does a Veterinary Nurse make in the United States? The average Veterinary Nurse salary in the United States is $53,108 as of September 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $48,226 and $59,077. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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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Mission Veterinary Partners - Midlothian , VA
... nursing skills. * Ability to demonstrate patience and composure in stressful situations, and ... Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are ...
ZipRecruiter - 22 days ago
Our ECMP is an accelerated training program providing the opportunity for veterinarians to gain the ... The hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with a dedicated nursing team to care for our hospitalized ...
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Veterinary Nurse in the United States. The base salary for Veterinary Nurse ranges from $48,226 to $59,077 with the average base salary of $53,108. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $48,312 to $59,176 with the average total cash compensation of $53,179.

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