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$33,592

Average Base Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$501

Average Bonus
The average vet assistant salary in Colorado, United States is $33,592 or an hourly rate of $16. This is 0% lower (+$41) than the average vet assistant salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $501.
Salary by Experience

$27,134

Entry Level Salary

$39,847

Senior Level Salary
An entry level vet assistant (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $27,134. On the other end, a senior level vet assistant (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $39,847.
Job Description
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.
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