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Licensed Veterinary Technician Salary

A Licensed Veterinary Technician earns an average wage of $15.26 per hour.
$24,289 - $55,000
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,218
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$11.51 - $19.64
(Median)
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$24,289 - $55,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
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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$24,283 - $44,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.51 - $19.64  
   
Overtime
$17.48 - $30.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
   
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).
)
$24,283 - $44,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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Job Description for Licensed Veterinary Technician

Licensed veterinary technicians work under the supervision of veterinarians, just as a dental technician might work under a dentist. They may work for a variety of employers, including veterinarians' offices, pet hospitals, zoos, and animal shelters. They may also work in laboratories dealing with X-rays, blood samples, and performing other lab tests.

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Licensed Veterinary Technician Tasks

  • Maintain equipment within a veterinarian's laboratory.
  • May have duties explaining to patient owners the nature of treatments and procedures.
  • Perform tests and administer medical treatments under supervision of a veterinarian.

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Veterinary Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Licensed Veterinary Technician Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Veterinary Technician Salaries



Anesthesia
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Client Interaction
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National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 42%