Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) with Emergency Room (ER) Skills Salary

A Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) with Emergency Room (ER) skills earns an average wage of $16.07 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$12.11 - $20.09
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $16.07
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $20.09  
   
Overtime
$9.56 - $29.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$491.32  
   
Profit Sharing
$175.00  
Total Pay (?
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$25,413 - $44,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Key Stats for Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 40%