The average rate for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with Critical Care skills is $16.12 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$22,223 - $41,217
$22K
$31K
$41K
MEDIAN: $30,805
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$11.78 - $21.41
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,223 - $41,217  
   
Bonus
$101.19 - $1,169  
Total Pay (?
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$24,603 - $47,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $21.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.21  
Overtime
$16.90 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$101.19 - $1,169  
   
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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$24,603 - $47,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 372

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

Key Stats for Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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