A Licensed Veterinary Technician earns an average wage of $14.90 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Licensed Veterinary Technician Total Pay (?
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$23,556 - $58,636
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MEDIAN: $35,083
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Licensed Veterinary Technician Total Pay (?
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$11.24 - $19.39
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$23,556 - $58,636  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $962  
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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$23,738 - $43,814  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $19.39  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $29.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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$0.00 - $962  
   
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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$23,738 - $43,814  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 311
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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.
Popular Skills for Licensed Veterinary Technician
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
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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Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Licensed Veterinary Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Licensed Veterinary Technician Salaries

Phlebotomy
up arrow 4%
Anesthesia
up arrow 3%
Client Interaction
up arrow 1%
National Average
$32,000
Radiology
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 37%
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