Data: Veterinary team members' salary and benefits in 2010

The latest Firstline Team Trends Study lays out the numbers for salaries, benefits, and hourly wages for veterinary team members across the nation.
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Aug 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
The past 12 months haven't been kind to many veterinary team members' pay stubs. Salaries have stagnated—see the chart below. Benefits have been cut. However, wages vary greatly, according to our survey, based on regional differences and a team member's title in the practice.

Read on to find out which perks are being cut back or expanded, and how your hourly or salary pay compares to that of other team members.

Data source: 2007 Firstline Career Path Study and 2009 and 2010 Firstline Team Trends Studies

The complete package:
Team's national average pay
Team's average pay: Northwest
Team's average pay: Southwest
Team's average pay: Midwest
Team's average pay: Northeast
Team's average pay: Southeast
Which benefits does your practice offer?

What do you make?

Here's a look at average earnings by title in the Northwest region (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming).



 
Data source: 2010 Firstline Team Trends Study

The complete package:
Team's national average pay
Team's average pay: Northwest
Team's average pay: Southwest
Team's average pay: Midwest
Team's average pay: Northeast
Team's average pay: Southeast
Which benefits does your practice offer?

What do you make?

Here's a look at average earnings by title in the Southwest region (Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah).

Data source: 2010 Firstline Team Trends Study

The complete package:
Team's national average pay
Team's average pay: Northwest
Team's average pay: Southwest
Team's average pay: Midwest
Team's average pay: Northeast
Team's average pay: Southeast
Which benefits does your practice offer?

What do you make?

Here's a look at average earnings by title in the Midwest region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin).

Data source: 2010 Firstline Team Trends Study

The complete package:
Team's national average pay
Team's average pay: Northwest
Team's average pay: Southwest
Team's average pay: Midwest
Team's average pay: Northeast
Team's average pay: Southeast
Which benefits does your practice offer?

What do you make?

Here's a look at average earnings by title in the Northeast region (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont).

Data source: 2010 Firstline Team Trends Study

The complete package:
Team's national average pay
Team's average pay: Northwest
Team's average pay: Southwest
Team's average pay: Midwest
Team's average pay: Northeast
Team's average pay: Southeast
Which benefits does your practice offer?

What do you make?

Here's a look at average earnings by title in the Southeast region (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia).

Data source: 2010 Firstline Team Trends Study

The complete package:
Team's national average pay
Team's average pay: Northwest
Team's average pay: Southwest
Team's average pay: Midwest
Team's average pay: Northeast
Team's average pay: Southeast
Which benefits does your practice offer?

Most benefits are down, but profit-sharing and discounted or free pet insurance are both on the rise.



 


Data source: 2009 and 2010 Firstline Team Trends Studies

The complete package:
Team's national average pay
Team's average pay: Northwest
Team's average pay: Southwest
Team's average pay: Midwest
Team's average pay: Northeast
Team's average pay: Southeast
Which benefits does your practice offer?