Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Licensed Veterinary Technician is $18.61
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Veterinary Technicians?
A mid-career Licensed Veterinary Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.06 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.29 based on 15 salaries. In …Read more
What Do Licensed Veterinary Technicians Do?
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.
The duties of a licensed veterinary technician may vary widely depending on their employer and the range of animals they care for. Common …Read more
- Perform tests and administer medical treatments under supervision of a veterinarian.
- May have duties explaining to patient owners the nature of treatments and procedures.
- Maintain equipment within a veterinarian's laboratory.