Experienced Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) Salary

Average Experienced Certified Veterinary Technicians make around $17.14 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and nearly two in five receive dental plans. Most Experienced Certified Veterinary Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,087 - $44,850
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MEDIAN: $39,541
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$14.06 - $21.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$29,087 - $44,850  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $3,500  
Total Pay (?
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$29,752 - $46,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $21.62  
   
Overtime
$18.19 - $32.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$150.00 - $3,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,752 - $46,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220

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Key Stats for Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%
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Skills That Affect Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) Salaries

Critical Care
▲19%

Customer Service
▲3%

Surgery
▲2%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲1%

Anesthesia
▼0%

Phlebotomy
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Radiology
▼2%

Dentistry
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 39%
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