Licensed Veterinary Technician Salary (United States)

A Licensed Veterinary Technician earns an average wage of $14.97 per hour.
Licensed Veterinary Technician Total Pay (?
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$23,688 - $57,812
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,303
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Licensed Veterinary Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.27 - $19.64
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,688 - $57,812  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $795  
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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$23,777 - $44,223  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $19.64  
   
Overtime
$17.12 - $31.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $795  
   
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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$23,777 - $44,223  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 326
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Job Description for Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • 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
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Seattle
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Las Vegas
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National Average
$32,000
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Experience Affects Licensed Veterinary Technician Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Licensed Veterinary Technician Salaries

Client Interaction
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National Average
$32,000
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 74 votes.
Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 38%
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