For Experienced Certified Veterinary Technicians, hourly average wages total $16.91 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by over a third. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$25,532 - $44,044
(Median)
$26K
$38K
$44K
MEDIAN: $38,390
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$14.05 - $20.90
(Median)
$14
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,532 - $44,044  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $2,936  
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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$29,432 - $45,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $20.90  
   
Overtime
$18.36 - $33.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$102.13 - $2,936  
   
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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$29,432 - $45,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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Skills That Affect Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) Salaries

Customer Service
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Surgery
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Anesthesia
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Phlebotomy
0%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

National Average
$36,000

Radiology
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Dentistry
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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