Veterinary Technician Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Veterinary Technician Specialist make in the United States? The average Veterinary Technician Specialist salary in the United States is $33,068 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $26,645 and $39,888. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Veterinary Technician Specialist?

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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