Median pay for Experienced Certified Veterinary Technicians lies in the neighborhood of $17.10 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Certified Veterinary Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly two in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by over a third. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$25,532 - $44,044
$26K
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$44K
MEDIAN: $38,391
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$14.12 - $21.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,532 - $44,044  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $2,959  
Total Pay (?
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$29,541 - $45,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $21.39  
   
Overtime
$17.80 - $32.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$101.37 - $2,959  
   
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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$29,541 - $45,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 219

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Key Stats for Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
090
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%
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Skills That Affect Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) Salaries

Surgery
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Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Anesthesia
up arrow 1%

Phlebotomy
0%

National Average
$36,000

Radiology
up arrow 1%

Dentistry
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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