How much does a Veterinary Technician Specialist make in the United States? The average Veterinary Technician Specialist salary in the United States is $33,914 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $27,326 and $40,908. 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 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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Veterinary Technician Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Veterinary Technician Specialist ranges from $27,326 to $40,908 with the average base salary of $33,914. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $27,780 to $40,973 with the average total cash compensation of $33,914.

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