Maryland Vet Tech Salaries
Salaries for Veterinary Technicians in Maryland
As reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual salary for a veterinary technician in the state of Maryland is $30,800. The metropolitan area of Bethesda, Githersburg, and Frederick is reporting an average annual salary of $35,410. In comparison, the average annual national salary is $29,850. Maryland is extremely competitive with regard to the average annual national salary, and is actually significantly higher in some cases.
The main factor that influences salary ranges among veterinary technicians would be additional levels of expertise. For example, a veterinary technician with acquired knowledge and skills in dentistry, anesthesiology, internal medicine, and emergency/critical care will generally have a higher salary.
The following represents the average Maryland veterinary technician salary by major city.
Aberdeen, Maryland - $37,000
Annapolis, Maryland - $37,000
Baltimore, Maryland - $37,000
Columbia, Maryland - $42,000
Greenbelt, Maryland - $42,000
Rockville, Maryland - $42,000
Timonium, Maryland - $36,000
Professional Organizations for Veterinary Technician in Maryland
The state of Maryland currently does not have a state association for veterinary technicians. The following information is regarding the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America.
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA): This organization promotes the profession of veterinary technology. Members include veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, veterinarians, students, as well as educators. There are many member benefits.
- Access to the NAVTA newsletter and journal
- Insurance savings
- Access to NAVTA's online communities for networking
- A savings of 20% on a state association membership
- Discounts on personal services, as well as professional services
- Continuing educational credits exclusively offered to NAVTA members, in addition to ongoing educational opportunities
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)
50 S. Pickett Street Ste. 110
Alexandria, VA 22304
Fax: (202) 449-8560