Veterinary Technician Salary in Australia

AU$53,200
per year
per hour
AU$29.60
per hour
per year

Veterinary Technician - Average Salary

The average salary for a Veterinary Technician is AU$53,200 per year (AU$29.60 per hour), which is AU$12,160 (-19%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Veterinary Technician can expect an average starting salary of AU$38,800. The highest salaries can exceed AU$100,000.
AU$38,800
Low
AU$53,200
Average
AU$100,000
High
AU$22.80
Low
AU$29.60
Average
AU$44.30
High

Veterinary Technician Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$38,800
Average
AU$53,200
Experienced
AU$71,300
High
AU$100,000
Low
AU$22.80
Average
AU$29.60
Experienced
AU$38.10
High
AU$44.30
Among veterinary technicians, Entry-Level Vet Technicians have the lowest salaries, while Experienced Vet Technicians tend to have the highest salaries.

Veterinary Technician - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Experienced Vet TechnicianAU$71K/year
+34% 
Equine Vet TechnicianAU$56K/year
+6% 
Entry-Level Vet TechnicianAU$39K/year
 -27%

Veterinary Technician - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Veterinary Technician with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$38,800. A mid career Veterinary Technician with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$51,300, while an experienced Veterinary Technician with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$71,300. Veterinary technicians with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$82,900 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Veterinary Technician

Late Career▲ +56%
Experienced▲ +34%
Average SalaryAU$53,200/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -27%

Gender Breakdown

Female
81%
Male
19%

Veterinary Technician - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Veterinary Technician jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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